League Cup holders Cliftonville hit Wakehurst for six
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James Knowles scored twice as League Cup holders Cliftonville walloped Wakehurst 6-0 at Solitude.
Knowles marked his return to the club after one season at Linfield with a goal in each half against the Championship Two side on Monday night.
Crusaders enjoyed a 6-1 win over Glebe Rangers while Glenavon player-manager Gary Hamilton scored as his team defeated Lisburn Distillery 3-1.
There were also wins for Coleraine, Portadown and league leaders Ballymena.
A stunning strike by Davy McDaid, plus Knowles first goal and a Joe Gormley penalty had Cliftonville 3-0 ahead at half time.
McDaid and Knowles both scored again in the second half with Martin Murray also among the goalscorers.
Crusaders were stunned when Glebe Rangers took the lead through Karl Steele after three minutes at Seaview, but they recovered to coast to a convincing victory.
Jordan Owens, Diarmuid O'Carroll and Kyle Dillon each scored two goals.
Gary Hamilton scrambled home a 27th minute equaliser for Glenavon after Lisburn Distillery had taken an early lead at Mourneview Park.
Rhys Marshall latched on to a Hamilton free kick to head Glenavon in front after 79 minutes and Andrew Hoey added a third goal in injury time.
Darren Murray scored twice as Portadown defeated Annagh United 5-2 with Mark McAllister also among the goalscorers.
Ian Parkhill scored his first goal for Coleraine as the Bannsiders defeated Larne 3-0 at The Showgrounds.
League leaders Ballymena defeated Newington 3-0, with Tony Kane, Matthew Tipton and Darren Boyce all on target while Ballinamallard enjoyed a comfortable 5-0 victory away to Ballymoney United.
Wasp Solutions League Cup second-round results
Dundela 0-3 Carrick Rangers
Knockbreda 4-0 Donegal Celtic
PSNI 1-4 Ards
Annagh Utd 2-5 Portadown
Ballyclare Comrades 1-0 Linfield
Ballymena United 3-0 Newington YC
Ballymoney Utd 0-5 Ballinamallard Utd
Bangor 2-0 Portstewart
Cliftonville 6-0 Wakehurst
Coleraine 3-0 Larne
Crusaders 6-1 Glebe Rangers
Glenavon 3-1 Lisburn Distillery
Institute 2-0 Dollingstown
Loughgall 0-1 Dungannon Swifts
Moyola Park 1-2 Glentoran
Warrenpoint Town 1-2 H&W Welders