North Ayrshire Penguins bounce back with high-scoring win at Kilmarnock

North Ayrshire Penguins travelled to Kilmarnock Tornadoes over the weekend aiming to return to winning ways in the Scottish U12 League.

The Penguins started the game strongly and raced into a 5-1 lead by the end of the first period – Rocco Murray (2), Jack Malcolm (2) and Max Stevenson got the goals.

Murray (2), Lennon Deeney (2) and William Greenlees added further goals as the Penguins made it 10-4 by the second buzzer.

Deeney extended their advantage early in the third period, but Kilmarnock refused to lie down and were rewarded as they brought the scoreline back to 11-8.

The remainder of the game was an end-to-end affair, with the Penguins adding a further three to their tally to secure a 14-9 victory – Stevenson (2) and Deeney bagged the final goals.

Greenlees was chosen as the MVP after scoring his first goal for the team.