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Four gain maximum score in round 13 of Caithness rifle league

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Round 13 of Caithness Small Bore Rifle Association's winter league had four shooters with the maximum score – S Nicolson (Wick Old Stagers) and D Wilson (Watten) in Division One, R Spence (Orkney) Division Two and R C Meiklejohn (Dingwall) in Division Four.

Halkirk "A" moved into third position in Division One after their win against Wick Old Stagers "A". The Stagers still top the league but are now only two points clear of second-placed Huntly.

Orkney still lead the way in Division Two. They are two points ahead of Watten "B" with two matches remaining.

Westfield "A" are the Division Three winners. They are five points clear of Lairg with only two matches left.

Dingwall were already assured of the Division Four title and they remain unbeaten, 11 points clear of Clachnacuddin.

Westfield "B" had already secured Division Five with only one loss in 13 matches.

In the junior individual league, S Campbell is top of Division One by four points over R Sutherland with two matches remaining.

L Taylor is the Division Two leader with a four-point advantage over C Mackay, again with two matches left.

Results (shots dropped) – Division One: Halkirk "A" 6 beat Wick Old Stagers "A" 8. Individual scores – Halkirk: R B Campbell 1, J Fraser 1, J G Campbell 2, W A Campbell 2. Wick Old Stagers "A": S S Nicolson 1, H Simpson 2, B Young 2, D Simpson 3.

Huntly "A" 7 beat Pentland "A" 10. Individual scores – Huntly: W A Copland 1, L Thomson 1, R Murray 2, G Habiby 3. Pentland: P Richard 1, G Begg 2, R L O Brown 3, D Mowat 4.

Wick Old Stagers "B" 8 beat Watten "A" 12. Individual scores – Wick Old Stagers: S Nicolson 0, George Sutherland 2, Graeme Sutherland 3, A W Paul 3. Watten: D Wilson 0, D Bremner 4, N Brims 4, G Bremner 4.

Top score in Division One was 100 shot by S Nicolson (Wick Old Stagers) and D Wilson (Watten).

Division Two: Stirkoke "A" 13 beat Dallas 14. Individual scores – Stirkoke: I Sutherland 1, R Innes 2, J M Sutherland 2, G Robertson 8. Dallas: J Anderson 2, K Sutherland 3, N Sutherland 4, G Sutherland 5.

Orkney 13 beat Keiss 24. Individual scores – Orkney: R Spence 0, D Sinclair 1, A Hakim 5, A Purchon 7. Keiss: B Cormack 5, W Mackay 5, J Harold 7, A Johnson 7.

Watten "B" 14 beat Halkirk "B" 18. Individual scores – Watten: S Henderson 1, S Mackay 3, B E Mackay 3, D Thomson 7. Halkirk: G Levack 3, S Yuille 4, T Hawes 5, R Levack 6.

Top score in Division Two was 100 shot by R Spence (Orkney).

Division Three: Stirkoke "B" 13 beat Halkirk "C" 28. Individual scores – Stirkoke: D G Henderson 1, G Cameron 1, A Webster 5, G Henderson 6. Halkirk: S Campbell 4, J Bremner 8, C Gunn 8, R Sutherland 8.

Westfield "A" 17 beat Pentland "B" 21. Individual scores – Westfield: M Mackay 2, G A Mackay 3, L MacDonald 4, M Mackenzie 8. Pentland: A Cowe 4, P Gates 5, W D Steven 6, J Coghill 6.

Lairg 22 beat Huntly "B" 28. Individual scores – Lairg: D Macleod 4, A Murray 5, M Peat 5, I Mackay 8. Huntly: D Innes 3, A Scott 4, L G Thomson 6, C Grant 15.

Top score in Division Three was 99 shot by D G Henderson and G Cameron (Stirkoke).

Division Four: Dingwall 19 beat Pentland C 307. Individual scores – Dingwall: R C Meiklejohn 0, R H Meiklejohn 4, B Mackintosh 6, H Meiklejohn 9. Pentland: W D Mowat 7, 3 x NCR 300.

Clachnacuddin 22 beat Watten "C" 28. Individual scores – Clach: R Emburey 3, B Harding 6, W H Macdonald 6, A Rose 7. Watten: K Macaulay 4, M Macaulay 7, L Bremner 8, D Thomson Jnr 9.

Wick Old Stagers "C" 27 beat Stirkoke "C" 123. Individual scores – Wick Old Stagers: C Ronaldson 4, A Harper 7, I Simpson 8, A Tait 8. Stirkoke: G Hendry 5, I Gunn 8, J Cameron 10, NCR 100.

Top score in Division Four was 100 shot by R C Meiklejohn (Dingwall).

Division Five: Westfield "B" 42 beat Nairn "B" 132. Individual scores – Westfield: M Sutherland 7, F Adams 8, J Manson 8, A Jappy 19. Nairn "B": T Stuart 7, S Hanshaw 8, L Andrew 17, NCR 100.

Nairn "A" 57 beat Bogey 60. Individual scores – Nairn "A": R Thompson 5, S Murray 10, S Pickthall 18, M Pickthall 24.

Stirkoke "D" 150 beat Halkirk "D" 213. Individual scores – Stirkoke: D Henderson 10, B Sutherland 13, J Sutherland 27, NCR 100. Halkirk: S Blackwood 6, G Campbell 7, 2 x NCR 200.

Top score in Division Four was 95 shot by R Thomson (Nairn).

Junior individual league Division One: S Campbell 4 beat J Sutherland 100; J Bremner 8 beat G Campbell 15; R Sutherland 10 beat I Simpson 100.

Top score in Division One for round eight was 96 shot by S Campbell.

Junior individual league Division Two: L Taylor 14 beat G Mill NCR; C Mackay 37 beat B Thomson NCR; D Sutherland V E Swanson (no contest).

Top score in Division Two was 86 shot by L Taylor.

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