Waverley hold out

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WAVERLEY sailed into the lead with just six minutes gone.

On being fed by a Luke Cooper pass, Ryan Shepherd took on a man before cutting the ball into the path of Liam Lavery, who shot home.

Midway through the first half, the Teries struck again, Lavery forcing a great save, but Darren Munro rattling away the rebound.

In the second period, Gary Hastie hit the bar for Newtown.

Five minutes from the end, Waverley’s Lavery saw red after a second yellow.

And in injury time, Newtown reduced the leeway through a Scott Leitch strike.