SNL round-up: It’s getting tight at the top

There are just two points separating the top four sides in the Scottish National League (SNL) following the latest round of games.

With leaders Dundee Comets in Scottish Cup action, Kirkcaldy Kestrels and Murrayfield Racers both recorded victories to draw level on points with second-placed Paisley Pirates.

Conor Duncan (5) led the way for Kirkcaldy as they secured a comfortable 11-3 home victory over bottom-of-the-table Kilmarnock Thunder.

Rihards Grigors (2), Michael Ireland (2), Dean Walker (2) and Sean Donaldson were on target for the Racers in their 7-2 win at home to Dundee Tigers.

Mark Laing bagged a double hat-trick for Aberdeen Lynx as they ran out 16-2 winners on home ice against Solway Stingrays.

Dundee Comets secured a 4-3 victory in the first leg of their Scottish Cup quarter-final tie against Paisley. The two teams meet in the reverse fixture at Braehead Arena next Sunday.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Aberdeen Lynx 16-2 Solway Stingrays – SNL
Dundee Comets 4-3 Paisley Pirates – SC
Kirkcaldy Kestrels 11-3 Kilmarnock Thunder – SNL
Murrayfield Racers 7-2 Dundee Tigers – SNL

(Image permission: Andy Lee)