Stranraer 2-6 East Fife

Jamie Pollock scored a second-half brace as East Fife hammered Stranraer and claimed a first league win.

Midfielder Robert Barr put the visitors in front in the 23rd minute when he slotted home from close range after good work from David Muir to set him up.

Paul McManus poked the ball past Stranraer keeper Russell Cadwell from six yards to make it 2-0.

Gareth Wardlaw added a third from six yards in the 42nd minute before Stranraer's Ryan Borris headed home two minutes later.

Pollock found the top corner in the 57th minute to make it 4-1 before adding his second nine minutes later with a superb drive from the edge of the area.

Wardlaw struck past Cadwell once more in the 71st minute before Craig Malcolm drilled home a consolation goal.

Stranraer: Cadwell, Lloyd Kinnaird, McKeown, Staunton, Dunlop, Winter, Gallagher, Christopher Aitken, Wright, Malcolm, Borris. Subs Not Used: Kelly, Love, Wood, Agnew, Lewis Kinnaird.

Goals: Borris 44, Malcolm 78.

East Fife: Collier, McCormack, Campbell, Forster, Scott Smith, Willis, Muir, Pollock, Robert Barr, Paul McManus, Wardlaw.Subs Not Used: Shaw, Darren Smith, Robert Sloan, McBride, Durie.

Goals: Robert Barr 23, Paul McManus 33, Wardlaw 42, Pollock 57, 66, Wardlaw 71.

Ref: David Somers

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