Gregg Main is targeting an end-of-season to remember for resurgent Rothes.
Second place in the Highland League is still up for grabs and they are in the semi-finals of the Highland League Cup, where they meet this weekend’s opponents Formartine United.
Under Ross Jack, the Speysiders have emerged as one of the league’s success stories. They have lost just four games and are third in the table, with Inverurie Locos, Buckie Thistle and Fraserburgh also vying for the runner-up spot.
Main said: “We’ve got Buckie to play twice and Fraserburgh to play twice, so it’s in our hands. That’s definitely our aim.
“It would be massive for us, for the club and the fans, as they have turned up in their numbers. Even when we were getting beat against Inverurie, they they were still making a lot of noise. To get to the cup final would be the icing on the cake.”
First of all, Main must help shutdown his former Nairn County team-mate Conor Gethins, who has picked up his own form alongside Formartine.
Main added: “I’ve spoken to him a few times and he’s been champing at the bit to play. He’s been coming on and scoring and he did that on Wednesday night.
“You know exactly what you’re getting. He’s not got the pace he had at Nairn but he’s guaranteed to get you goals. He’s been around the block and knows what he’s doing and where to position himself.”
Elsewhere, Nairn County travel to Fort William, Strathspey Thistle will look to build on their midweek win in Lochaber when they welcome Keith to Grant Park.
Turriff United host Lossiemouth at The Haughs in the final fixture.