MATT Bale scored a first half hat-trick as Port United made it two straight wins to start the season at Dixie Park on Saturday.
United moved to the top of the table as they breezed past Wauchope 3-0.
Bale hitting the target three times inside the first half an hour before they cruised home.
The second half wasn't of an overly high standard as United coach Nathan Wade admitted his side put the cue in the rack, but they were rarely troubled.
"We just went through the motions, frustrating would be the word," he said.
The win was soured by injuries as the home side finished the match with 10 players after they had used up all their substitutes.
Wade was hopeful they wouldn't be of a serious nature.
"(We had a) few injuries, but nothing too serious," he said.
"Just giving everyone a run.
"Second half was utterly disappointing and much improvement needed by everyone next game to hold their spots in the team."