FIVE STAR VILLAGERS GO MARCHING ON
Loughgall hit five goals without reply past Ards at Lakeview Park to stretch their lead at the top to eight points.
Scoreless for most of the half two goals just before the break tipped the balance in favour of the Villagers.
Aaron Duke opened the scoring on 41 minutes with a tap in after being found by Robbie Norton before, four minutes after that, Benjamin Magee took the ball round keeper Alex Moore from a Duke long ball.
Loughgall extended their lead just after the hour when Jamie Rea scored direct from a corner, with Rea then sending over another corner soon after for Tiernan Kelly to head home.
Substitute Andrew Hoey completed the scoring on 73 minutes with his first touch of the game.
Loughgall: Turker, Rea, Murdock, Kelly, Andrade, Teggart, Norton, Cartwright, Magee, Loughran, Duke subs Devine, Carson, Lyttle, Hoey, McLaughlin, Holmes
Ards: Moore, Young, Taylor, E. Scannell, Cafolla, Jallow, Taggart, Steele, Hamill, Salley, McDonald subs Shields, Hall, Arthurs, McAllister, Hunter, Murray, C. Scannell