Ormskirk Quiz League

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President’s Trophy

Ormskirk won both matches last night, coming from behind against Warrington 50-45 and more comfortably against Wirral 51-35. Pat Gibson scored 21 then 25, with a moral full house in each (seven of his own questions correctly answered with one unanswered by anyone (X)).

Highlights week 17

Division 1: Greyhound remain top after an away win at Newburgh Lions, John Wilson scoring 16. Jim Maloney with 16 and David Sinclair with 15 were the Lions' leading scorers. Unison beat Robin Hood by one point led by Charles Johnson with 15. Bill Gerrard and Francis Williams both scored 15 for Turks Head Sinners who overcome an eight-point deficit at the end of Round 5 to beat Rugby Hounds by six points. In the other match Scarecrows beat Colly Wobblers.

Division 2: Turks Head Saints still lead after a victory over Aughton Institute. Kevin Walton scored 19 for Saints and Ian Bakewell 15 for the Institute. Ormskirk Tennis Club remain one point behind after a win against Hayfield Gang at a new venue, the Yew Tree in Ormskirk. Paul Prior led the way with 17 for the victors supported by Sarah Lawton with 12. Helenians, who welcomed back League Chairman Dave Boyd after a long absence beat Bispham Eagles, with 13 from Mike Flaherty. Gordon Richards' 13 points helped Ormskirk Theatre Company beat Benchwarmers. In a rearrnged match from October Helenians again beat Bispham Eagles, with 13 each from Alf Westwell and Dave Boyd.

President’s Shield

Ormskirk won both matches last night and head the table with one round of matches to play. Three teams can still win the Shield. In the first match Liverpool 2b were beaten 55-42. All four players achieved double digit scores headed by Peter Duffy with 16. In the second match Warrington were beaten 39-33.

Highlights Week 16

Division 1 :- A significant contribution of 19 points including a full house from John Wilson enabled Greyhound’s win over Rugby Hounds, for whom David Hodgson scored 16; as a result Greyhound remain top.   High scoring from Darren Martin (23) and Charles Johnson (17) ensured Unison a comfortable win over Scarecows, for whom Janet Crompton scored 18 and Barry Marshall 16; Unison remain in second.   Despite 16 points from Jim Maloney, Newburgh Lions lost to Robin Hood, all of whose players scored in double figures. Bill Gerrard’s 21 points wasn’t quite enough to earn Turks Head Sinners a win over Colly Wobblers, for whom Mike Unsworth scored 19 and Andy McGowan 15.

Division 2 :- Despite 20 points from Gordon Richards Ormskirk Theatre Company lost to Turks Head Saints, for whom Kevin Walton scored 16; as a result the Saints remain top by a single point. Ormskirk Tennis Club remain second after their win over Bispham Eagles; Sarah Lawton scored 16 for the winners.  18 points from Mike Flaherty earned Helenians a win over Benchwarmers. In the other game Aughton Institute beat Hayfield Gang, with Dave Berrington scoring 20 for the winners and Rob Jones adding 12 to the Hayfield's total.

Highlights Week 15

Division 1 :-  Despite 18 points from Bill Gerrard, Turks Head Sinners lost to Greyhound, who remain at the top of the table. 17 points from Darren Martin enabled Unison’s win over Colly Wobblers. 16 points from Jim Maloney greatly helped Newburgh Lions to a victory over Scarecrows. Robin Hood continued their excellent run and move into third place with a victory over Rugby Hounds, for whom David Hodgson scored 16.

Division 2 :- 20 points from Barbara Flaherty and 19 from Kevin Walton helped Turks Head Sinners to a comfortable win over Helenians, for whom Alf Westwell scored 15. An amazing 28 points from Paul Prior and 12 from Dave Gordon enabled Ormskirk Tennis Club’s win over Benchwarmers. Hayfield Gang, thanks to 16 points from Andrew Sackville beat Bispham Eagles. Ormskirk Theatre Company overcame Aughton Institute with Gordon Richards scoring 13 for the winners. In a game postponed from September Ormskirk Theatre Company again beat Aughton Institute, this time comfortably; Gordon Richards again scoring well with 21 points.


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