Ainsworth fired home his fourth goal in as many games from 20 yards and the home fans were treated to a special strike from substitute James McFadden, who curled a right-footed shot into the corner of the net from almost 30 yards to make it 4-0.
A spirited display from Ross County saw them dispose of the form book and their Highland rivals Inverness in a 2-1 victory.Ross had picked up just one point from their previous nine Scottish Premiership games heading into the derby but they were finally able to celebrate a victory thanks to two first-half goals in quick succession from Scott Boyd and Alex Cooper.
Irishman Aaron Doran pulled a late goal back for 10-man Inverness - who lost Ross Draper to a red card with 15 minutes to go - but they could not find an equaliser as their poor recent run continued.
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