- Published: Tuesday, 22 July 2014 23:17
- Written by Benjamin Palmer
It was a positive night for the SHFL teams who were in friendly action with Lossiemouth, Strathspey Thistle and Huntly defeating Junior outfits while Wick Academy but one over their old manager as they defeated SPFL League Two outfit Elgin City in another high scoring affair.
Braces from James Pickles and Richard MacAdie accumulated to Wick's four goals. The visitors three goals all came from former Scorries, Craig Gunn's pair of strikes being joined by a Shane Sutherland effort for Elgin City who listed Barry Wilson as a sub.
Strathspey picked up their first victory of pre-season with a win over Nairn St Ninian as Adam McLeod scored a hat-trick. The summer signing from Elgin City opened the scoring before Connor Aubrey got on the score-sheet for the Jags. St Ninian pulled one back after the break but McLeod went on and notched a further 2.
Dufftown were on the end of a Lossiemouth beating as they surrendered by five goals. Two penalties from Lossie captain Kevin Flett were added to by goals from Scott Wilson, Shawn Scott, and Scott Miller.
David Booth took advantage of a goalkeeping error to put Huntly one ahead as they continued their pre-season with a win over Ellon. Thomas Johnston rounded things off with 2 goals in the space of seven minutes to see the Black and Golds record a 3-0 victory.