#SBSSWPL 2: Aberdeen Women extend lead as fixtures resume

Hamilton won at Queens Park
Hamilton Academical moved into the second promotion place. (Photo: Ian Cairns Media)

The SBS Scottish Women’s Premier League 2 resumed with Aberdeen stretching their lead at the top and Hamilton Academical going second.

Aberdeen 7-0 Stirling University
Hamilton Academical 5-0 Queens Park
St Johnstone 1-3 Glasgow WFC
Partick Thistle 3-1 Boroughmuir Thistle
Dundee United 2-2 Kilmarnock

Dons extend lead

Aberdeen went eight points clear with a 7-0 sinking if Stirling University, six if those goals coming in the first half.

Chloe Gover got an early goal, Bailey Collins prodded home during a scramble, Eva Thomson netting twice via a parry by the keeper and rebound off the bar, with Bayley Hutchison and Francesca Ogilvie setting-up goals for each other in-between.

The scoring was completed midway through the second period, Ogilvie striking the post and Jenna Penman reacting quickest to force the ball home.

Accies advance

Hamilton Academical defeated Queens Park 5-0 to edge ahead in the battle for the second promotion position, which sees one point separating three sides.

Josephine Giard bagged a brace, Megan Quiqley netted a header, Ellie Kane scored direct from a corner and Kathleen McGovern notched her first Accies goal since joining on loan from Celtic.

Jags go third

Partick Thistle are up to third following a 3-1 victory against Boroughmuir Thistle

Clare Docherty’s opener for Partick was followed by a debut goal by Cheryl McCulloch.

Collette Fleming tucked away a penalty a couple of minutes after the interval, with Boroughmuir replying inside the final ten minutes.

Killie claim precious point

Dundee United dropped two places to fourth when held 2-2 at home by Kilmarnock, who rose one spot to eighth.

The visitors had led twice through Alex Middleton efforts from outside the box, but Danni McGinley and Robyn Smith each equalised in the first half.

Glasgow Women leapfrog hosts

Glasgow Women came from behind to record a 3-1 result at St Johnstone, which saw them climb to fifth place on goal-difference.

Rachel Todd the home side in front at the break but on-loan Rosie McQuillan hit a second-half hat-trick.

Fixtures for Wednesday 9 June:

Kilmarnock v Boroughmuir Thistle (Rugby Park, 7pm)
Queens Park v Aberdeen (Nethercraigs Football Complex, 7pm)
Stirling University v Dundee United (Stirling University Sports Ground, 7pm)
Glasgow WFC v Hamilton Academical (Glasgow Green Football Centre, 8pm)
St Johnstone v Partick Thistle (McDiarmid Park, 8pm)

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