A LATE Thomas Orr goal has kept BSC Glasgow’s slim title bid alive.

The former Livingston and Morton striker’s neat lob in the 85th minute helped Stephen Swift’s side beat defending champions Spartans 1-0 at Ainslie Park.

Swift said: “Not many teams will come to Spartans and leave with the points.

“We know we have a bit of catching to do in the table but we’ll stick to the task and take each game as it comes.”

Leaders East Kilbride thrashed Gretna 5-0 at K Park.

Craig Malcolm netted a hat-trick with Cameron Russell and a Dan Wadge own-goal giving Kilby the victory.

Bottom side Whitehill Welfare were beaten 3-1 by Civil Service Strollers despite taking the lead.

Scott Wright had given Ian Little’s team an early advantage, but strikes from David Churchill, Jordan Hopkinson and Stephen Froud made sure the points remained at Christie Gillies Park.

Gala Fairydean Rovers continued their winning run with a 2-1 victory over Edusport Academy at Galabank.

Reece Donaldson and Ruari Paton scored the goals for Dean Shanks’ team.

The manager said: “We were well beaten by Edusport at our ground so it’s good to come here and get revenge.

“I thought we played the ball about well and despite going behind looked the better team for most of the match.”

Kelty Hearts salvaged a point at New Central Park after going two down against Stirling University.

Kieron Hall netted twice for the Students in the opening quarter of an hour before late strikes from Murray Carstairs and Stuart Cargill earned Barry Ferguson’s team a share of the points.

A late Andy Grant goal gave East Stirlingshire a 2-1 win over Edinburgh University at Peffermill.

Mark Waters’ early strike for the Students was cancelled out by Ross Allum before Grant popped up with the late winner.

A Craig Murray goal gave Cumbernauld Colts the points with a 1-0 win over Dalbeattie Star at Islecroft Stadium.