Brechin City had to make do with fourth place and a promotion play-off against Airdrie United after Paddy Connolly's goal secured victory over Cowdenbeath.
Kevin Byers fired a 25-yard drive against the post before the break.
Paddy Connolly turned on a Grant Johnson pass and fired the ball into the net after 72 minutes.
Gary Kenneth went close to equalising with a powerful drive before Cowden's David Armstrong and Douglas Hill were sent off in a stormy finale.
Brechin: Nelson, Murie, Ward, White, Archibald, Byers, Johnson, Richard Walker (Russell 63), Flynn (King 59), Hampshire, Connolly (Hughes 81).
Subs Not Used: McManus, Hillcoat.
Booked: White, Byers, Johnson.
Goal: Connolly 72.
Cowdenbeath: Allison, Baxter, Kenneth, Hill, Ellis, Husband, Armstrong, Patrick Scullion, Docherty (Dalziel 59), Buchanan, Lennon.
Subs Not Used: McBride, Fusco, Manzie, Hay.
Sent Off: Hill (90), Armstrong (90). Booked: Kenneth, Baxter.
Ref: C MacKay