Hamilton Academical ended a run of three defeats in all competitions to beat Hutchison Vale, to close te gap on the top two. The visitors from Edinburgh had the chance to overtake Hamilton into third place.
But the home side produced a superb performance to win as Hutchie fell to their first defeat away from home this season.
The goals from the home side came from Lori Gardner and Gillian Inglis’ doubles and one from MT McGuiness.
Hutchie’s goal came from Ashley Fish and Nicola Sturrock with the score 3-1 at half-time.