Lok know the score

President John Macfarlane presents Iain Diack with last season's top goalscorer trophy.
President John Macfarlane presents Iain Diack with last season's top goalscorer trophy.

Pollok have their shooting boots on — in the last week, the junior side have scored 10 goals, only conceding one.

On Wednesday, Pollok opened the 2011/12 season in fine style with a 3-0 victory at Brig O’ Lea Stadium against Neilston in the group stages of the Surridge Sport Sectional League Cup.

Then, three days later, the Newlandsfield side routen Benburb 7-0 rout

Iain Diack scored a hat-trick over the course of the week, hitting the net against Neilston then scoring a double against Benburb.

Lok may face a tougher test on Saturday when Arthurlie come to town in the group decider of the sectional league cup.

Pollok are ahead of Arthurlie on goal difference but a win by the Barrhead side could bring an early end to Lok’s cup campaign.

Meawhile, Queen’s Park went home unhappy after a loss in the Ramsden’s cup to Ross County.

The spiders had the best of the early chances and scored an early goal when Daly nodded Little’s cross into the back of the net.

The first division side began to chase an equaliser and, in doing so, took congrol of the game, spurning scoring chance after scoring chance and were denied a surefire penalty on the 30th minute when the ball seemed to have been handled by Gallacher in the box.

QP threatened on the counter attack but just three minutes before the break, things got a lot tougher when Darryll Meggat was red-carded for a foul on Corcoran.

Queen’s held on till half time but on the 57th minute, the ten-man spiders conceded from a McMenamin effort.

The Hampden side’s were short of luck in the second half, being denied a penalty and conceding from a Flynn shot on the 70th minute.

Now winning 2-1, County, led by former Spider Stuart Kettlewell at the heart of midfield, protected their lead for the next 20 minutes.

The spiders’ SFL league three season begins on Saturday away to Annan.

Southside football professional David Weatherston will take the next step of his football career today (Thursday).

The former Williamwood High school pupil and Queen’s Park striker will join training at Falkirk this mornign in view of a permanent switch to the Bairns.

He was freed from Queen of the South over the summer after a spell in Dumfries and Perth with St Johnstone.

The ex-Spiders player joins up with ex-River Plate player Santiago Aloi and former Hearts defender Robbie Neilson at Falkirk’s Stirling training base.