Crewe Alexandra Under 23s beat Colwyn Bay 5-1 in their final pre-season friendly ahead of the new U23 Professional Development League 2 season.
Some first team squad members in need of minutes also got a run-out in North Wales including Callum Ainley & Dave Richards.
Lewis Reilly struck a brace with further goals coming from Luke Offord, Callum Ainley & Connor Heath on a comfortable night for Alex Morris' side. Alex Downes struck the consolation for Colwyn Bay.
Elsewhere, Lee Bell's Crewe Under 18s beat Sandbach United 4-2 in their friendly ahead of the new league season.
The fixtures for both under 23 & under 18 league campaigns will be confirmed shortly.
Crewe U23 at Colwyn Bay: Richards, Trialist, Sass-Davies, Offord, Adebisi, Lundstram, Griffiths, Heath, Ainley, Dale, Reilly