Berwick Rangers 1-3 Annan Athletic

Annan Athletic maintained their push for promotion from the Scottish Third Division with victory against Berwick Rangers.

David Cox netted from inside the area on 19 minutes after good work by Ben McKenna.

And, within a minute, David Winters' long-range effort doubled the visitors' advantage.

Sean O'Connor ended the match as a contest in the 59th minute when he finished from a Cox cross.

Berwick pulled one back, Darren Gribben converting a penalty after Steve Swinglehurst's handball, but the hosts soon had Richard Walker was sent off for picking up a second booking.

Berwick: Barclay, Townsley, McLeod (McLaren 46), McLean, Walker, Greenhill, Currie, Notman, Deland, Damon Gray (Gribben 62), Noble (Ferguson 74). Subs Not Used: Sorley, Ross Gray.

Sent Off: Walker (86). Booked: McLean, Walker.

Goals: Gribben 80 pen.

Annan Athletic: Alex Mitchell, Muirhead, Peter Watson, Swinglehurst, McGowan, McKenna, Sloan (McKechnie 78), Steele, Cox, O'Connor (Jardine 79), Winters. Subs Not Used: Summersgill, MacBeth, Danny Mitchell.

Booked: Sloan, Peter Watson, McGowan.

Goals: Cox 19, Winters 20, O'Connor 59.

Att: 389

Ref: Barry Cook

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