Stenny escape basement with victory at Queen’s Park
Stenhousemuir climbed off the bottom of the Ladbrokes League One table with a 2-0 win at Queen’s Park.
Oli Shaw struck either side of half-time as Stenhousemuir gave their chances of avoiding the drop a welcome boost.
The result sees Queen’s Park drop off the pace in the battle for play-off places.
Peterhead replace Stenhousemuir at the foot of the table after a 4-1 defeat at Livingston.
Liam Buchanan, Scott Pitman and Joshua Mullin effectively settled the contest in the runaway champions’ favour before the interval.
James Redman grabbed a consolation for the visitors in the second half, but Daniel Mullen grabbed Livingston’s fourth nine minutes from time.
Andy Ryan scored a hat-trick as Airdrie replaced East Fife in the play-off places.
Airdrie ran out 4-0 winners against their promotion rivals thanks to Ryan’s treble, while Christopher Kane was sent off for East Fife before Iain Russell scored a fourth.
Brechin strengthened their play-off hopes with a 1-0 win over Albion, with Paul McLean scoring the decisive goal after 46 minutes.
Kevin Cawley scored a last-minute winner for Alloa against Stranraer in a 1-0 victory.