EAST Kilbride boss Billy Stark admitted his team were fortunate to remain top of the Lowland League after a scare at Gala Fairydean Rovers.

Darren Smith had fired the hosts into a second half lead with a stunning 30 yard strike.

But Kilby rallied late with substitute Michael Anderson levelling before Adam Strachan’s penalty with seven minutes remaining.

Stark said: “We were chasing the game towards the end and the introduction of our substitutes gave us a bit more pace.

“Gala will feel they were unlucky as they had their own chances and I’m just happy to be leaving with the three points.

“I didn’t expect there to be many easy games in the Lowland League and that’s how it’s working out.”

BSC Glasgow remain joint top after Stevie Murray’s first half strike gave them a 1-0 win over Edusport Academy.

Davie Iron’s unbeaten run since taking over at Gretna continued with a 6-1 drubbing of Whitehill Welfare.

Despite going behind at Ferguson Park, Kevin Connelly netted a hat-trick, Jake Smith scored twice and Stuart Gray was also on target in the rout.

James Flynn had scored Welfare’s opener.

A last-minute David Banjo strike lifted Selkirk up a few places as they beat Civil Service Strollers 3-2.

A Kyle Fee own goal and a Dale Baxter strike had both been cancelled out by Kris Mitchell before the late winner.

Selkirk manager Ian Fergus said: “David’s winner at the end was a stunning strike.

“I’m happy to be leaving with the points as we didn’t play well.”

Paul Sludden and Kevin Kelbie were both on target in the second half as East Stirlingshire won 2-0 against Vale of Leithen at Victoria Park.

Vale boss Chris Anderson blasted the referee and his assistants at the end of the match. He said: "Our workrate was tremendous but the officials made it an almost impossible task for us."

Dalbeattie Star also recorded a 2-0 win at Islecroft Stadium against Edinburgh University.

Steven Degnam and Farel O'Sullivan were the scorers for Darren Kerr’s team.

Bottom side Hawick Royal Albert are still looking for their first point after going down 4-1 against Stirling University.

Rory Macewan, David O'Brien, Chris Geddes and Kieron Hall all scored for the Students while Michael Johnston netted the consolation.

On Friday evening Spartans and Cumbernauld Colts fought out a 1-1 draw at Broadwood.