Alan Trouten netted his fifth league goal of the season as Ayr United secured a Division Two promotion play-off place with a win at Dumbarton.He latched on to Michael Moffat's pass before calmly firing the ball into the bottom corner from 12 yards to give his side the lead after just 10 minutes.
Six minutes later, Trouten whipped the ball in from the right for Moffat to score from close range.
Eddie Malone turned Derek Carcary's cross into his own net on 63 minutes.
Dumbarton: Grindlay, Nicky Devlin, Creaney, Gordon, Nugent, Halsman (Carcary 57), McStay, Geggan, Gilhaney, McShane (Jordan White 76), Walker (Brannan 83). Subs Not Used: Michael White, McNiff.
Booked: Nugent, Halsman, McShane, Creaney, Geggan.
Goals: Malone 63 og.
Ayr: Martin, Lauchlan, Smith, Malone, Campbell, Trouten, Tiffoney (Easton 68), McLaughlin, Moffat, Roberts (Rodgers 90), McCann (Robertson 82). Subs Not Used: David Crawford, David Crawford.
Booked: Malone, McLaughlin, McCann, Campbell, Rodgers, Robertson.
Goals: Trouten 10, Moffat 16.
Ref: E Smith
Source: BBC Sport