Ormskirk Quiz League

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Resumption of fixtures

The MQL Council has decided that league fixtures will not resume before Monday January 31st.

Fixtures will be played in the planned order, but moved back three weeks.

The Council will meet on January 23rd to monitor progress.

President's Trophy

Ormskirk now lead the table by one point from Southport& Formby after wins in this week's two matches. In the first match Warrington were defeated 51-39 with Pat Gibson scoring an amazing 28 points. Pat scored 22 in the win over Liverpool 51-37 in the second match.

Highlights Week 9

The top two teams in Division 1 both had convincing victories. Unison scored 60 against Rugby Hounds with all four players in double figures - Alan Gibbs 17, Charles Johnson 16 and Darren Martin 15 leading the way - Eric Lupton scored 15 for the losers. John Wilson with 19 top scored for Greyhound against Newburgh Lions. Turks Head Sinners beat their pub mates by a single point with Bill Gerrard scoring 18. Whippet were ahead throughout at home against Robin Hood, Debbie Davidson contributing 15 for the winners, Sue Perks 16 and Tom Evans 15 were the leaders for the visitors.  

In Division 2 Squigglers now head the table on their own and retain their 100% record at the half way point in the season. They beat third placed Ormskirk Tennis Club thanks to 20 from Janet Compton, supported by Barry Marshall with 12 - Paul Prior scored 17 for their opposition. The Thompson family starred for Ormskirk Theatre Company in their win over Benchwarmers, Carole scoring 13 and Alan 12. Andrew Sackville scored 12 for Hayfield in their win against Bispham Farmers Arms.

Well done to every team in fulfilling all their fixtures in often difficult circumstances.

Individual Half Season averages are here.

Highlights Week 8

Division 1:- Unison had a comfortable win over Colly Wobblers and remain top; Darren Martin scored 18 for the winners and Mike Unsworth scored 16 for the losers. Rugby Hounds, for whom Eric Lupton scored 20, had a thumping win over Newburgh Lions.  Despite 19 points from Barbara Flaherty, Turks Head Saints lost to Whippet, for whom Gordon Richards scored 17 and Peter Duffy 15. In the other game Greyhound drew with Turks Head Sinners, with Ritchie Venner scoring 19 for the home team and Bill Gerrard  23 for the visitors.

Division 2:- In the top of the table clash Squigglers emerged victorious over Helenians; Janet Crompton scoring 18 for the winners and Mike Flaherty 18 for the losers. Despite 17 points from Rob Green, Benchwarmers lost to Ormskirk Tennis Club, for whom Dave Gordon contributed 13 points. In a low scoring game Ormskirk Theatre Company beat Aughton Institute by the narrowest of margins. 

President's Trophy

Ormskirk won one and lost one on the first evening of matches. In the first match Liverpool were beaten 51-36 with John Wilson scoring 19 and Pat Gibson 16. In the second match Southport & Formby won 50-48 with the very rare event of all eight players achieving double figure scores.

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