Ormskirk Quiz League

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Highlights Week 17

Division 1:- Old Dog had a comfortable win over Robin Hood, John Wilson scoring 20 for the league leaders. Unison maintained second place,thanks to 19 from Darren Martin, beating Rugby Hounds. Wheatsheaf beat Squigglers in a closer game, Alan Gibbs contributing 19 for the winners. Greyhound kept up their pressure for second place with a close win over Colly Wobblers thanks to 19 and a ‘full house’ from Mal Collier. Ormskirk Tennis Club, thanks to an impressive 21 from Paul Prior, overcame Helenians by a single point, Dave Boyd scoring 17 for Helenians.

Division 2 :- Abbey Saints stay on top after their win over a three man Whippet thanks to 16 from Barbara Flaherty. Newburgh  Lions stay second after beating Benchwarmers. Jim Dawber’s 17 helped Parbold Exiles to victory over Red Lion (Burscough). In a close game Aughton Institute beat OCC by a single point, Gordon Richards scoring 21 for the winners, Colin Hyson 17 for the losers.


President's Trophy Result

Ormskirk played their forth match of the season on Wednesday when they entertained Liverpool at the Greyhound.

Ormskirk 53 Liverpool 29

Ray Oakes scored 17 & John Wilson 16

Highlights Week 16

Division 1:- In the top of the table clash Unison won by a single point against Old Dog despite 23 and a ‘full house’ from Pat Gibson; Darren Martin scored 21 for the victors. At the opposite end of the table Robin Hood won by one point against Helenians, Roy Atherton scoring 17 for the winners. Wheatsheaf overcame Ormskirk Tennis Club, Alan Gibbs scoring 18 for the winners and Paul Prior 17 for the losers. A solid team performance saw Farmers Arms home against Rugby Hounds in spite of 15 from Eric Lupton. 15 points each from Mal Collier and Tony Grieco ensured a win for Greyhound against Gang of Four. Colly Wobblers drew with Squigglers, Janet Crompton scoring 15 for the away team.

Division 2 :- Abbey Saints extended their lead at the top, with Newburgh Lions game postponed, with a good all round team performance over Parbold Exiles. Benchwarmers had a much needed victory over Red Lion (Burscough) with an impressive 21 from Mike Wall. Whippet, with only 3 players, drew with Ormskirk Farmers, Frank Molyneux scoring 15 for the Farmers. Abbey Sinners beat Aughton Institute despite 24, the top score of the week, from Gordon Richards; Bill Gerard scored 15  for the winners.

Highlights Week 15

In Division 1 there were comfortable wins for Old Dog, for whom Pat Gibson scored 16, and Unison, for whom Darren Martin scored 21 and a 'full house' in what proved to be a difficult and unpopular set of questions on Monday. Wheatsheaf had a closer victory over Robin Hood thanks to Alan Gibbs’ contribution of 18. Squigglers continued their good new year form with a win over Gang of Four thanks to 19 from Janet Crompton. Ormskirk Tennis Club had a useful win over Colly Wobblers, Paul Prior scoring 17 for the winners.

In Division 2 Newburgh Lions surrendered their lead at the top to Abbey Saints who beat Benchwarmers. 20 from Brian Yates saw Whippet home against Parbold Exiles. Red Lion (Burscough)’s narrow victory over Ormskirk Theatre Company saw them exchange places at the lower end of the table in a low scoring game.

Highlights week 14

Old Dog march on at the top of division 1 after a convincing win over Helenians, Ray Oakes scoring 17 and answering all his own questions.Greyhound took advantage of the postponement of Unison v Wheatsheaf to take second place largely due to 20 from Andy Francis and 18 from Brian Farrimond who answered all his own questions. Robin Hood lifted themselves out of the relegation zone with a much needed victory over Colly Wobblers thanks to an excellent score of 20 from Roy Atherton. Top scorer of the week was Paul Prior’s 26 in their victory over Gang of Four. Janet Crompton’s 21 for Squigglers helped them overcome Farmers Arms for whom Charles Johnson scored 17 and Bill Beckett 15.

At the top of Division 2 Abbey Sinners had a narrow win over Newburgh Lions despite 20 from Jim Maloney.A good all round team performance saw Abbey Saints home against Ormskirk Theatre Company for whom Alan Thompson scored 19.


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