Champs just edge a victory

TODMORDEN Quiz League got off to a start on November 2 with last year’s champions Polished Knob just edging a victory in a low scoring match against Weavers.

Bridge End amassed the night’s joint highest score in a convincing win at Shannon.

In a reversal of last season’s identical fixture Tod’s Cricketers demolished Hare and Hounds B and also equalled the night’s highest score.

Jack’s House started the season brightly with a clear win against Hounds A which completed a disastrous night for both Hounds teams.

At Woodpecker the match was much closer than the final score suggests and Royal George were well ahead at one point, but the home team staged a spectacular recovery in the later rounds.

Queen got off to a good start with a win away at Cornholme Waggon.

Results: Polished Knob 51, Weavers 44; Shannon 57, Bridge End 73; Hare and Hounds B 46, Todmorden CC 73; Jack’s House 70, Hare and Hounds A 50; Woodpecker 61, Royal George 48; Cornholme Waggon 57, Queen 65.

Fixtures for November 16 are as follows: Shannon v Weavers; Hare and Hounds B v Polished Knob; Jack’s House v Bridge End; Woodpecker v Todmorden Cricket Club; Cornholme Waggon v Hare and Hounds A; Queen Hotel v Royal George.