A first half hat trick from Kevin Struthers helped ease Largs to a comfortable 6-0 half time lead at Arbroath Vics

The Thistle top scorer netted after only 40 seconds, adding another on four minutes.

Scott Adam tapped home for number three on seven minutes as Largs racked up an incredible early score.

it was 4-0 on 14 minutes as defender Nicky Jamieson smashed in a shot off the underside of the crossbar from eight yards.

Scott Adam clipped the crossbar and Paul Harkins twice went close as Largs continued to dominate.

Ben Black scored a silky individual effort on 38 minutes before Struthers  scored his hat trick on 42 minutes rounding off a fine team move involving Harkins and Faulds to head home. 

Martin Orr made it a super seven on 65 minutes with an accomplished finish.

Black on the left wing fashioned another good opportunity as John Carter had a simple chance to head home for 8-0 on 75 minutes.

Largs made it nine on 87 minutes as Carter sent home a diagonal effort.