St Patricks dominated their opponents Electric AFC, beating the visitors 11-1 in the first round of the Central Scottish League Cup on Saturday.

Four goals from Ryan MacGilliveray, braces from Martin Currie, Kevin McElroy and finishes from Mark Docherty, Michael King and Ryan Deeley sealed a comfortable win for the hosts.

Saints took the lead early on, Docherty diverting Kevin McElroy’s free-kick with a looping header.

Currie doubled the home side’s advantage, after a neat pass from MacGilllivery.

The provider turned goalscorer shortly afterwards, netting his first of the afternoon. He stole possession on the half-way line and rounded the keeper to casually put the ball home, and his second followed a minute later.

King scored St Pat’s fifth before MacGilllivery grabbed his third just before half time, giving Saints a comfortable 6-0 lead.

The second half was almost a mirror image of the first.

And not content with scoring three, MacGilllivery bagged his fourth of the afternoon, all accomplished in the space of 10 minutes.

Currie added his second following an assist from Dom McElroy as the Motherwell men remained too open at the back, Shortly after, Electric’s centre-half Brian Wands claimed a consolation goal for the visitors.

But normal service resumed shortly afterwards with Kevin McElroy adding a brace, before Deeley finished off proceedings.

Credit is due to the visitors for their composure and persistence in what was a painful 90 minutes against a good side hitting their best form.

St Pat’s face Haldane United at Posties on Wednesday in the league (k.o. 6-30pm) and then a Scottish Amateur Cup tie away to Minishant AFC on Saturday.

St Pats: Proctor, King, Docherty, B Deeley, Ruane, D McElroy, Jermy, Currie, K McElroy, MacGilliveray, Willis, Gardiner, Allan, Hannaway, R Deeley.