Lochee United got off to a flying start in their Super League campaign with a resounding 6-1 win over Whitburn at Thomson Park.
The Bluebells sprung a surprise by including two former senior internationals in their starting line-up, with former Dundee United defender Garry Kenneth at the heart of their defence while the trialist listed in midfield was former Aberdeen and Cardiff City defender Kevin McNaughton.
The Blubells lived up to their favourites tag by taking the lead in nine minutes when Kenneth bulleted home a header from a Dougie Cameron corner.
However, against the run of play Darren Liddel levelled in 18 minutes.
The home side responded with a scoring burst which saw them find the net a further four times before the break.
Grant Lawson scored a double and there were also strikes for Reece Ritchie and Scott McComiskie.
The Bluebells were again dominant in the second half with Kenneth nodding in from another corner to complete a satisfying start for manager George Shields.
Carnoustie are also up and running following a stylish 3-0 win over Thornton Hibs at Laing Park.
The Gowfers always looked a bit sharper than their opponents and never looked back after Stephen McPhee gave them the lead in 10 minutes.
Sam Simpson doubled their advantage with a second in 34 minutes and he wrapped up the points with his second of the day in 63 minutes.
Broughty Athletic got off to the start they were looking for with an excellent 2-0 win over Fauldhouse at Whitton Park.
A terrific overhead-kick from Derryn Kesson gave the Fed the lead then Marc Scott sealed the points with a fine header.
Downfield picked up three points at Glenrothes, although they left it late before sealing the win. It looked like ending goalless but, with a minute to go, veteran striker Paul Blackwood slammed in a winner for the Spiders.
Tayport staged a second-half fightback to claim all three points in a Fife derby against Kennoway.
Dylan Muir gave the visitors the lead in 22 minutes but ’Port battled back with an equaliser from Dayle Robertson in 65 minute, then, with 10 minutes to go, Steve Harris headed them into the lead.
Kennoway had Nathan Doig red-carded and they were made to pay when Jamie Gill bagged a third for The Canniepairt side in the final minute.
Forfar West End beat guests Kirrie Thistle 2-1.
Kirrie were reduced to 10 men when Danny Ross was sent off after 55 minutes. However, it didn’t prevent Dale Reid giving them the lead five minutes later.
Craig Batchelor squared matters on 75 minutes and Thistle’s valiant efforts counted for nothing courtesy of Mike McIlreavey’s last-minute winner.