Alloa Athletic 5-1 East Stirlingshire

Division Three leaders Alloa Athletic recovered from a first-minute goal to hammer bottom side East Stirlingshire.

The visitors got off to a flying start when Alexander Lurinsky finished neatly on breaking into the area after just 29 seconds.

But the Hornets hit back in the 26th minute, when Robert Winters collected Graeme Holmes' pass to finish inside the box.

The hosts took the lead two minutes before the interval, Stephen May producing a neat finish from close range to beat Calum Antell.

Ryan Harding doubled the advantage on the hour mark when he was on hand to fire home Steven Masterton's cross.

Victory was all but ensured 12 minutes later, when Kevin Cawley played in fellow substitute Ross McCord for a fourth.

The Shire's afternoon worsened nine minutes from time, when substitute Craig Campbell produced a fine volley for the fifth.

Alloa: Bain, Michael Doyle, Gordon, Harding, McKinnon, Ryan McCord, Young, Masterton (Ross McCord 69)Holmes, Winters (Cawley 64), May (Campbell 74). Subs Not Used: McDowall, Docherty.

Booked: Harding, Campbell.

Goals: Winters 26, May 43, Harding 60, Ross McCord 72, Campbell 81.

East Stirlingshire: Antell, Devlin, Jackson, Frances, Dingwall, Lurinsky (Benton 46), Hunter, Stirling, Horner (Cane 64), Ramage (Fulton 73), Turner. Subs Not Used: Hay, Sheerin.

Booked: Hunter, Ramage, Devlin.

Goals: Lurinsky 1.

Att: 579

Ref: Barry Cook

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