St Mary’s produced a positive performance but finished down by 4-1 against Ards Rangers.
Sean Brady had an early sight of goal before Rangers broke the deadlock.
Conor Hagan fired home a superb strike as the St Mary’s player\manager left the teams on level terms.
However, the next goal arrived for Rangers within moments of Hagan’s fine effort.
St Mary’s pushed forward in search of a second equaliser and proved competitive across the match.
Rangers came out on top overall following two late goals for a 4-1 triumph.