Waverley get their tactics spot-on

Hawick Waverley 3

Penicuik United 3

(aet – Waverley won 5-3 on penalties)


Penicuik were first to produce the scoring touch.

Then Taylor Hope put Waverley level, tucking in a shot after Ian Turnbull had flicked on a Mark Deans throw-in.

Penicuik regained the lead, but the Teries equalised with a Ross Wallace counter, before falling behind for a third time during the early part of the second period.

After Penicuik had been reduced to 10 men through a red card, Liam Lavery levelled the score.

The tie moved into extra time, during which Waverley’s Craig Wilson was given his marching orders, along with an opponent, following an off-the-ball incident.

The Hawick men emerged triumphant from the spot, netting five out of five, while Penicuik slotted three. Waverley’s marksmen were Ross McLeod, Mark Deans, Ian Turnbull, Dean McColm and Liam Lavery.