HAWICK Legion ended up on the wrong end of the result in Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash at Jed Legion.
During an evenly-fought first half in which most of the action was confined to midfield, Hawick came near to breaking the deadlock through a Sean Wilson shot that appeared net-bound until being deflected found the post by a Jed defender.
The home side, in turn, took the lead a few minutes before the interval with their centre-half doing the damage by heading home a free-kick.
Following the changeover, Jed added to their tally with what was a carbon copy of their opening goal.
After the Jed keeper had excelled in pulling off top-drawer saves from Chris Brown and Stevie Lowe headers, the home side wrapped up matters by notching a third.
Hawick Legion player David Fraser said of the match: “We weren’t at our best, but the result flattered Jed, as there was not three goals between the sides.
“Jed were bigger and stronger than us, though, and this won them the game.”