LLANDUDNO Albion picked up a notable scalp in their quest for the Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One title with a 3-0 home triumph over Holyhead Hotspur.

Darren Jones’ men went ahead after just one minute when Luke Smith extended his fine run in front of goal with another well-taken effort, and they managed to double their advantage following the interval thanks to a fine finish from Adam Hold with 65 on the clock.

The visitors tried valiantly to get themselves back into the tie shortly after their latest setback, but they were undone again on 72 minutes when influential playmaker Ricky Jones produced a moment of magic to seal Albion’s victory and round off the scoring.

Improving Llanrwst United extended their positive run of recent results with a 2-0 win over Blaenau Ffestiniog Amateurs.

A brace from Callum Parry either side of half time was enough for the Rwsters’ to secure another eye-catching result on home soil.

Llion Jones was the hero for Llanrug United in their 2-2 draw at Nantlle Vale, netting a stoppage time leveller to ensure both sides had something to show from an entertaining affair.

St Asaph City finally got off the mark with a narrow 2-1 derby success at Prestatyn Sports.

The Saints got their noses in front on the quarter hour mark when Paul Fleming found the net, and they doubled their tally after the break when Mike Hargreave finished well with 55 gone.

Tom MacDougall ensured a nervy end to proceedings by reducing the arrears on 80 minutes, but Daniel Brewerton’s side held firm to secure their opening three points of the season.

Red hot Denbigh Town forward Jake Walker fired a brace to seal their 2-1 derby victory over Llandyrnog United, with goals from Dean Redmond and Richard Williams giving Bodedern Athletic a 2-1 home win against Mynydd Llandegai.

Sam Jones found the net twice for Greenfield in a 2-1 triumph over newly promoted Glan Conwy, and efforts from Tomos Saynor, Ifan Mansoor and Gethin Wakeham ensured Llanberis beat Penrhyndeudraeth 3-0 on home soil.