- Created: Saturday, 03 August 2013 15:30
- Published: Saturday, 03 August 2013 15:30
Champions Cove Rangers had to fight back from a 2-0 deficit against Huntly, who had taken the lead through Neale Davidson and David Booth, to draw 2-2 on the opening day at Allan Park.
Goals in the second-half from Jamie McLaughlin and Ryan Stott secured the point for Kevin Tindal's men.
Brora Rangers top the league after a 5-1 defeat of a depleted Clachnacuddin side, with Richie Hart and Steven Mackay both on target. They are above Inverurie Loco Works on goals scored, after the Garioch side ran out 4-0 winners against Strathspey Thistle at Seafield Park. Neil Gauld, Dean Donaldson, a Willie Ridgers own goal and debutant Greig Mitchell were on target.
Fraserburgh notched a fine 1-0 win over http://www.hflhub.co.uk title tip Nairn County, thanks to Mark Cowie's second-half strike. Meanwhile Formartine United defeated Lossiemouth 3-0 with Cammy Keith grabbing a hat-trick on his league debut for Steve Paterson's side.
Wick Academy saw off Buckie Thistle with a goal in each half from Gary Manson and Richard Macadie, while Forres beat Rothes by the same scoreline through Andrew Fraser and Scott Lawrie.
Turriff United beat Fort William 4-2 in Lochaber thanks to a first-half hat-trick by Gary Harris, with Fort's new signing Gordon MacCarroll notching a double.
Meanwhile, Deveronvale defeated ten man Keith 4-1 at Kynoch Park with Martin Charlesworth on target twice. Jonny Smith was red carded in the first-half for the hosts.
Full reports, stats and reaction to follow.