Falkirk's Kallum Higginbotham hit a brace on Sunday.
He and the Bairns were playing Stirling Albion who managed to field a team despite suffering a dose of flu in the dressing room.
The Bairns ran out 4-2 winners with Brian Allison's own goal and Brian McLean's header adding to the winger's double.
David Wittiveen and Paul McHale scored for the Binos.
At Ochilview, new Stenhousemuir boss Davie Irons saw a brave comeback from his team as they went down 3-2 to Alloa.
The Wasps were 3-0 up but the Warriors went down fighting with two goals in the last two minutes of the match making it an uncomfortable ending for Allan Maitland's team.
Stenny have a tie with Threave Rovers this week in the Scottish Cup.
MORE ON THESE MATCHES AND THE NEW WARRIOR IN CHARGE AT OCHILVIEW IN THIS WEEK'S FALKIRK HERALD.