Born in Caithness, Scott is a Brora native who has played for his hometown Wanderers in the summer amateur leagues for over ten years, also having played in the North Caledonian League for Sutherland sides Dornoch City, Bonar Bridge, Balintore and Bunillidh Thistle. He joined St Duthus in September 2016.
Scott broke into the first team in November 2016 and quickly hit scoring form, culminating in him scoring the first St Duthus hat-trick since the clubs' revival in December. He quickly became the Saints' top goalscorer, finishing on 11 goals for the 2016-17 season. In March 2018, he scored the second goal in the Saints' North Caledonian Cup Final win over Golspie Sutherland.