Dumbarton led the way to the top Minor league With a 1-0 win over Stenhousemuir.
The top side bounced back from two league defeats when Kalvin Orsi made a cross for the comeback and home run Findlay Gray to take Dumbarton a five-point lead.
Kieran McGachie evened three minutes to save a point for Bonnyrigg Rose, who bottomed out against Forfar.
Forfar thought they were on their way to a fifth win in seven games after Mark Docherty was knocked off the field, as Ben Armor stuck 18 minutes into the house from the penalty spot.
McGachie denied Forfar’s climb back into the playoffs in the 87th minute when Forfar finished a two-loss streak with a free kick to the back post with a nod.