VETERAN striker David Proctor all but secured the Lowland League title for East Kilbride with a double in the 3-0 win over Edinburgh University.

The 34-year-old former Dundee United and Inverness hitman struck twice in the first half with Craig Malcolm also netting for Kilby as they remain ten points clear with only six games remaining.

Second-placed BSC Glasgow also won 3-0 against Gretna at the Indodrill Stadium.

Cameron Ballantyne, Martin Grehan and Euen O’Reilly all scored for Stephen Swift’s team.

Vale of Leithen keeper Ross Gilpin saved two penalties as his team beat Stirling University 1-0 at Victoria Park.

The 33-year-old said: “The boys taking the penalties didn’t look all the confident and I did my best to break their concentration.

“That’s us won three of our last four games and we don’t have to look over our shoulders any longer.”

Vale’s first-half winner came from an Angus Mailer own-goal.

Barry Ferguson enjoyed his biggest league win since taking over at Kelty Hearts.

Murray Christie grabbed a double with Christopher Dodd, Stuart Cargill, Ross Mutch and Brian Ritchie also netting in the 6-1 victory over Whitehill Welfare.

Ferguson said: “I thought we were excellent today and the scoreline doesn’t flatter us at all.

“There are some good players at this club and when we play like we did today we will be very difficult to beat.”

Civil Service Strollers mounted an amazing second-half fightback to beat Dalbeattie Star.

The Islecroft club were deserving 3-1 leaders at the break with Scott Milligan and Connor Graham adding to Kevin Waugh’s own-goal.

But Strollers hit back with strikes from Ross Guthrie, Scott Clapperton and Craig Newalls to add to Jordan Hopkinson’s opener for a 4-3 victory.

Cumbernauld Colts required a late Fraser Team penalty to earn a 2-2 draw with Edusport Academy at Broadwood.

Ross McNeil had cancelled out Sean Brown’s opener before edging the visitors in front.

On Friday evening, Balir Tolmie and Jack Smith were on target at Spartans beat Gala Fairydean Rovers 2-0 at Ainslie Park.