VILLAGERS HIT THREE TO OPEN UP GAP
Loughgall opened up a five point gap at the top of the table after a three-goal defeat of Ards at Clandeboye Park.
The Villagers moved in front with just over a quarter-of-an-hour on the clock when Robbie Norton converted a Caolan Loughran cross.
That was how it stayed until midway way through the second half after good work from Benjamin Magee set Jamie Rea up to knock home a second.
The, with 11 minutes remaining, Nathaniel Ferris completed the scoring for the Villagers from the spot.
Ards: Moore, Crane, Calderwood, E. Scannell, Cafolla, Arthurs, McAllister, Jallow, Mullen, Steele, Hamill subs Shields, Taylor, Taggart, Hunter, Reynolds, Salley, C. Scannell
Loughgall: Turker, Rea, Murdock, Kelly, Andrade, Teggart, McLaughlin, Norton, Cartwright, Loughran, Duke subs Devine, Carson, Ferris, Hoey, Patton, McMenemy, Magee