A Steven Doris double and another goal from Gavin Swankie helped Arbroath continue their excellent home form with a win over East Fife.
Midfielder Swankie squeezed a right-footed drive into the bottom corner from 25 yards out to open the scoring in the 28th minute.
Doris coolly slotted home from 12 yards in the 69th minute.
He fired home from the penalty spot after the inspirational Lee Sibanda was brought down in the penalty box.
Arbroath: Hill, Wedderburn, Malcolm, Busch, Baxter, Falkingham, Gibson (Kerr 77), Sheerin, Swankie (Jordan Elfverson 84), Sibanda (Bryce 84), Doris. Subs Not Used: White, Girvan.
Goals: Swankie 28, Doris 69, 81 pen.
East Fife: Michael Brown, Scott Durie, Ovenstone, Campbell, Park (Robert Sloan 78), Linn, Cowan, Young (Dalziel 64), Johnstone, Hislop, Darren Smith. Subs Not Used: Collier, Brewster, Gordon Durie.
Booked: Darren Smith.
Ref: John McKendrick