It has been a case of mixed fortunes for Largs Academy in their sporting endeavours over recent days.

Second year pupils were celebrating after beating not just Greenwood Academy in a North Ayrshire derby, but also the fresh and breezy weather conditions.

Largs managed to triumph 1-0 over Greenwood at Inverclyde Sports Centre astroturf pitch in the Ayrshire League Cup.

Jamie Jack clinched the solitary goal and Fraser Creighton was awarded player of the match.

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Meanwhile, children from the Largs PE Department were represented at St Matthew's Academy, in Saltcoats, during a netball tournament.

Fourth year pupils were fighting to the final whistle as they lost out 11-9, while the third years showed their dominance in a 13-4 victory.

Second year pupils gave a valiant effort but ultimately lost with a score of 14-7.

Overall, Largs Academy put in a top effort in what was described as an "excellent night of netball."