2017/18 Scottish League Challenge Cup, Round 3
  • Gavin Reilly (63')
  • Lewis Vaughan (64')
  • Greig Spence (73')
  • Robert Barr (81')

Raith earn quarter-final place after surprise win over St Mirren

Scottish League One leaders Raith claimed a surprise 3-1 win against Championship table-toppers St Mirren to secure a quarter-final spot in the Irn-Bru Cup.
It took 63 minutes for the opening goal to arrive as Gavin Reilly got on the end of a neat ball across from Dale Hilson to fire the Buddies in front.
But their lead lasted just one minute as Lewis Vaughan equalised for the visitors.
Raith went ahead in the 73rd minute as Greig Spence slotted in Vaughan's headed pass and it was 3-1 when Bobby Barr scored with a superb strike from distance.
Inverness eased into the last eight with a 3-0 win over Peterhead.
Caley Thistle took the lead after just 90 seconds as Liam Polworth let fly from distance and it was 2-0 early in the second half when Riccardo Calder slotted home from a Polworth pass.
Young debutant Daniel Mackay sealed a comfortable victory with a stoppage-time header.
Falkirk were 2-0 winners against Dunfermline, with Conrad Balatoni volleying them ahead after 19 minutes from a Joe McKee corner.
Myles Hippolyte doubled their advantage just before the hour with a fine solo effort, flicking the ball over a defender and racing clear before driving the ball home.
Dean Shields was sent off in the sixth minute of stoppage-time for a poor challenge on McKee.
Cove Rangers' home tie against Crusaders was temporarily suspended midway through the first half as medics treated an official from the Northern Irish club.
Play resumed and the visitors went ahead in the seventh minute of first-half stoppage-time when Michael Carvill turned home a Michael Dougherty pass.
The home side's afternoon took another turn for the worse when Scott Ross was sent off for a second bookable offence.
And Crusaders took full advantage, with Jamie Glackin making it 2-0 with a close-range finish from Carvill's cross and Declan Caddell sealing a 3-0 win in time added on.
Stephen Dobbie scored twice as Queen of the South claimed a 3-1 extra-time win at Montrose.
The home side opened the scoring in the 23rd minute when full-back Terry Masson slotted in from close range.
Dobbie lashed in an equaliser with three minutes remaining to send the game to an extra 30 minutes, where Queen of the South took control.
Birthday boy Lyndon Dykes rounded the goalkeeper to make it 2-1 and Dobbie sealed victory with a shot from a tight angle in the dying seconds.
In the first of the later kick-offs, Welsh side TNS cruised to a 4-0 win against Scottish League Two side Elgin.
A fine solo goal from Greg Draper opened the scoring, Aeron Edwards headed home a second from a Jamie Mullan pass and it was 3-0 before half-time as Mullan's low drive beat the keeper.
Draper's second of the game after the break sealed a convincing win.
Dundee United left it late to snatch a 1-0 win at home to Linfield.
Substitute Logan Chalmers fired in the rebound after Graham Taylor had seen a shot well saved by Gareth Deane.
Taylor had hit a post five minutes earlier, while Aaron Burns spurned Linfield's best chance, heading wide from close range.

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