Christopher Aitken's late brace was enough for Stranraer to edge past Dumbarton 4-2 in the first round of the Ramsdens Cup.
Sean Winter got the hosts off to a flying start when he poked home after 10 minutes following some good work by Ryan Borris.
The advantage was doubled almost immediately but Grant Gallagher blazed his effort wide of the target.
Winter and Jamie Longworth both went close but failed to extend the lead before the visitors drew level just before the half-hour mark.
Garry Fleming produced a fine strike from the edge of the box before Kevin Smith nudged them ahead from close range on the stroke of half-time.
The Blues levelled on 67 minutes when Martin Grehan drilled home a neat finish inside the area.
Seven minutes from time Aitken finished from close range before adding a late fourth from the penalty spot following Kevin Smith's handball.