Ross County 3-0 Partick Thistle

Ross County goalscorer Michael Gardyne

Ross County moved nine points clear at the top of the Scottish First Division with a comfortable win against Partick Thistle.

Colin McMenamin headed Gary Miller's cross into the visitors' net on the half-hour.

And Iain Vigurs' long-range free-kick put County two up before the break.

Michael Gardyne converted McMenamin's cross five minutes into the second half to complete the victory.

Ross County: Fraser, Miller, Boyd, Munro, Morrison (Corcoran 83), Brittain, Lawson, Kettlewell (Flynn 88), Vigurs, Gardyne, McMenamin (Craig 78). Subs Not Used: Malin, Quinn.

Booked: Kettlewell.

Goals: McMenamin 30, Vigurs 36, Gardyne 50.

Partick: Fox, O'Donnell, Balatoni, Kinniburgh (Burns 64), Sinclair, Cairney, Wilson (Stewart 74), Scott Robertson, Erskine, Elliot (Welsh 74), Naismith. Subs Not Used: Scully, Bannigan.

Booked: Sinclair.

Att: 2,200

Ref: Iain Brines