NANTLLE Vale picked up another notable scalp with a 3-0 home win over Llanrug United in the Lock Stock Cookson Cup.

Danny Bell’s side downed a formidable United outfit in convincing fashion thanks to a polished display, and they managed to open the scoring on 27 minutes when a period of pressure was finished off by Aaron Thomas.

Things got even better for the home side soon after when another neat spell of possession presented a chance to Sion Pollard, who demonstrated a high level of composure to put away wthe opportunity and double Vale’s advantage with 31 on the clock.

They booked their place in the hat after the interval when Thomas capped off a fine individual display with his second of the afternoon on 54 minutes to complete the scoring.

There was no such luck for Llanberis, who were undone by a late Dean Hyland strike in the 1-0 home reverse to Greenfield as they exited the competition at the second-round stage.

Mynydd Llandegai returned to Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One action with a disappointing 4-1 defeat at Llanrwst United.

The Rwsters’ wasted no time in making their mark and went ahead on nine minutes through a Leon Doran finish, and they doubled their advantage through prolific forward Callum Parry with 13 on the clock.

Parry was in relentless mood once again on 40 minutes when he despatched another opportunity for his second of the afternoon, but the visitors got back into the tie after the break courtesy of an Osian Jones strike with 65 gone.

United restored their three-goal cushion on 70 minutes thanks to another clinical strike from Parry, his third of the afternoon to leave his side in sixth spot.