PART-TIMERS Alloa Athletic will be playing Championship football once again next season following their 1-1 draw with Ayr United at Somerset Park. Ayr manager Ian McCall said before the game that he would be resting some key players as he had one eye on the upcoming play-offs and Alloa took full advantage to grab a point that confirmed their survival. Connor Shields opened the scoring in the first half with Lawrence Shankland equalising for the home side shortly afterwards. Alloa finish the season in eighth place, a single point ahead of Queen of the South who will be involved in the play-offs.

Greenock Morton pulled off a 1-0 win over Dundee United at Cappielow, finishing the season in fifth place, after manager Jonatan Johansson and his assistant Peter Houston walked away from the club just hours before the final game of the season. Chris Millar and Jim McAllister took charge of the home team, with Michael Tidser grabbing the only goal of the game.

Inverness leapfrogged Ayr United in the table to finish third with a 1-0 win over Dunfermline, with Nathan Austin opening the scoring in the first half. The result will give Inverness a boost before their play-off against Ayr, with the second leg now being played in the Highlands. The first leg will be played at Somerset Park on Tuesday, while the second is scheduled for this Saturday.

Arbroath clinched the League One title weeks ago but there was still plenty to play for at the other end of the table, where Brechin City hosted Stenhousemuir in a relegation six-pointer. Brechin began the day in tenth place knowing a win would be enough to stave off automatic relegation but could only muster a 1-1 draw. Graham Webster’s goal after 10 minutes gave Brechin the lead before Craig McGuffie equalised for Stenhousemuir, with Conor McBrearty getting sent off for the away side early in the second half. The demotion is the second relegation that Brechin have suffered in as many seasons.

In League Two, Peterhead secured the title and automatic promotion to League One following a 2-0 win over Queen’s Park at Hampden. Jack Leitch scored a brace to get Peterhead over the line, while title rivals Clyde suffered a 2-1 loss away to Cowdenbeath.