Under-20s go goal crazy and lead the way at the top

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Berwick Rangers U20s 6 Cowdenbeath U20s 0

A first-half blitz saw Berwick Rangers Under-20s run out comfortable winners against their Cowdenbeath counterparts in a match which was switched to New Central Park, Kelty.

It took the Borderers only nine minutes to open the scoring when Daniel Watt fired home from close range. Watt then added a second goal with 29 minutes gone when he tapped home the rebound after Donoghue had parried a Barry Hogg shot. On the half hour Watt turned provider to send a diagonal pass to Stephen Scott to fire home a third goal for the visitors from eight yards. As the first half drew to a close Scott saw a header come off the bar before Ryan Porteous shot home a forth on the whistle.

After making three changes at the interval Cowden opened the second half more brightly but went further behind in 68 minutes when Hogg shot home at the second attempt after his initial effort had been blocked by Donoghue.

Then with two minutes remaining sub Ally McDonald competed the scoring with a shot from the edge of the box which went in via the post.

The result means the Black and Gold boys sit top of Development Leage East on 16 points with a game in hand over second-placed Livingston on 13 points.