A Torran Juggins hat trick secured Pitfour a point in their first DDYFA outing. The East Region Cup winners came from 3-1 down to earn a share of the spoils.
Pitfour have been the top team in Perth over the past few seasons, but it was Broughty that came flying out of the traps and they netted the first goal of the DDYFA season when John McGlashan fired a low shot past Connor Thomson from 20 yards with just 80 seconds on the clock.
Leon Winterton was Broughty’s leading marksman last season and he forced Thomson into a smart save with his feet after seven minutes but did double the lead moments later.
Winterton robbed Matthew Cullerton at the edge of the box and made no mistake with a low finish past Thomson to double Broughty’s lead.
Broughty’s pace and power was proving too much for Pitfour in the opening stages, but Torran Juggins handed them a lifeline after 21 minutes. The striker touched a long ball past Ben Todd and finished into the empty net.
Things nearly got better for Pitfour when a corner fell for Oliver Laing at the back post, but he couldn’t turn the ball in from close range.
It would prove to be a costly miss for Pitfour, as Brandon Boath dispossessed Finlay Stewart before sliding the ball home from close range.
Pitfour substitute Sonny Simpson chested the ball past Todd but could only turn the ball against the post from a tight angle.