Ormskirk Quiz League

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Pairs Quiz

The inaugural Pairs quiz will be on Monday March 2nd at the Upmarket Theatre in Ormskirk. Thanks to the Theatre Company and please support their performances.

Please note the change of date.

President’s Trophy

Ormskirk had a mixed night in two close matches, losing to Wirral by one point, 47-48, then beating Southport & Formby by two points, 45-43. Pat Gibson scored 22 points in each match. After three rounds, of five, Ormskirk  lead the table by one point from Wirral, but have two matches in hand.

Individual averages

Following this week's rearranged match which saw Ormskirk Farmers beat Benchwarmers 42-35 with 14 from Dave Berrington plus 12 from Gerard Molyneux for the winners and 16 from Rob Green for the losers, the Individual Averages for the half-season are available here.

Highlights Week 9

Division 1 :- Unison won by the narrowest of margins over Greyhound and remain unbeaten at the top of the table; Darren Martin (18) top scored for the winners while Mal Collier (16) did likewise for Greyhound.  Colly Wobblers stay second after their win over Rugby Hounds; Pat Gibson (20) and Mike Unsworth (19) led the scoring for the winners.  18 points from Jim Battersby and 16 from Bill Gerrard assured Turks Head Sinners’ win over Newburgh Lions, for whom Dave Sinclair scored 15.  Despite 17 points from Mike Flaherty, Helenians lost to Robin Hood.  16 points from Kevin Walton aided Turks Head Saints’ victory over Ormskirk Tennis Club, for whom Phil McConnell’s recent good form continued with an individual score of 16 points. 

Division 2 :- 15 points from Andrew Sackville and 12 from Matt Cochrane helped Gang of Four to a win over Ormskirk Theatre Company, for whom Alan Thompson scored 14. Whippet stay top, with a narrow win over Ormskirk Farmers; Debbie Davidson scored 15 for the winners and Kevin Braithwaite 13 for the Farmers. Despite 12 points from Rob Green, Benchwarmers lost by a single point to Aughton Institute. Squigglers remain in second after their win over Bispham Farmers Arms; Magnus Brass and Barry Marshall both scored 13 for the winners.

European Championships

Pat Gibson (Colly Wobblers) had considerable success at the European Championships held recently in Sofia, Bulgaria. Pat and his partner Kevin Ashman won the Pairs Championship for the eighth time, Pat’s ninth overall. They were both in the England team that won the Nations Cup for the eleventh time. Pat also won a special Business quiz. Unfortunately Pat missed out on retaining the Individual Championship by one point to Crosby educated Ian Bayley.

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