Ormskirk Quiz League

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Handicap League Week 3

Whippet reclaimed top spot after their win over Gang of Four who had a 9 point start; Brian Yates scored 17 for the winners and Ann Frank contributed 16 to Gang of Four’s score. An impressive 24 points from Pat Gibson, 17 from Gary Grant and 15 from Mike Unsworth enabled Colly Wobblers to pull back Ormskirk Theatre Company’s 23 point start. An equally impressive 23 points form Janet Crompton helped Squigglers overcome Ormskirk Tennis Club’s 2 point start; Paul Prior scoring 18 for the losing team. Rugby Hounds, for whom Eric Lupton scored 20, overturned Robin Hood’s 3 point start winning by four; Iain Smith scored 15 for Robin Hood.

Andy Francis

Greyhound team secretary Andy Francis passed away overnight on Friday after a short stay in Southport Hospital. Condolences to his family and friends.

An obituary can be found here.

President’s Trophy

Ormskirk completed an unbeaten season with wins in the final two matches. In the first match Wirral were beaten 47-41 with 20 from Pat Gibson and 15 from John Wilson. Pat did even better in a 50-33 win against Southport & Formby, scoring 25 including 7 of his own 8 questions.

Handicap League Week 2

Unison top the table after their win over Ormskirk Theatre Company; they overcame a 22 point start to win by 8, thanks to 22 points from Alan Gibbs and 18 from Darren Martin. Whippet are second after drawing with Rugby Hounds who had a 4 point start; Peter Duffy (20) top scored for Whippet. Colly Wobblers overhauled Robin Hood’s 15 point start to win by 5; Mike Unsworth (20), Pat Gibson (19) and Gary Grant (17) scored well for the winners. Squigglers failed by one to catch Gang of Four’s 3 point start.

Merseyside Online Challenge

All three Ormskirk teams remain unbeaten after the second set of matches, although Colly Wobblers could only draw 43-43 against Bishop Eton (Liverpool). Greyhound managed to beat Wings (S&F) by one point 42-41 with 21 points from John Wilson. Unison beat Aigburth Swans (Liverpool) 45-40. Full results, updated table and the next fixtures are here.

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