Danny Denholm's goal before half-time helped Forfar to a 1-0 win over Peterhead at Station Park.
Dale Hilson nearly put the home side ahead within a minute and Forfar's Gavin Swankie forced the Blue Toon's Graeme Smith into a good save after 10 minutes.
The Loons stayed on top as Stephen Husband twice went close and Smith saved brilliantly from Hilson and Swankie once again.
James Redman tested Forfar's Rab Douglas shortly before the home side went in front. Swankie found space to thread a ball through...