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Pentland level on points with Wick Old Stagers in Caithness rifle league


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Round seven of the Caithness Small Bore Rifle Association winter league saw four shooters hitting the maximum score. D Mowat (Pentland), W A Campbell (Halkirk) and Huntly pair W A Copland and G Habiby all returned scores of 100 in Division One.

Pentland’s victory over Wick Old Stagers means both teams are on 10 points in the top flight, with the Old Stagers having a superior aggregate.

Watten maintained their one-point lead in Division Two after drawing with Orkney.

Lairg now only have a one-point lead over Westfield in Division Three, while Dingwall moved six points clear at the top of Division Four.

In the juniors, S Campbell’s victory over R Sutherland opened up a four-point lead at the top of the first division.

In the second division, L Taylor also leads by four points over C Mackay.

Results (shots dropped) – Division One: Huntly "A" 4 beat Wick Old Stagers "B" 12. Individual scores – Huntly: W A Copland 0, G Habiby 0, L Thomson 2, R Murray 2. Wick Old Stagers "B": Graeme Sutherland 1, A W Paul 3, S Nicolson 4, George Sutherland 4.

Halkirk "A" 6 beat Watten "A" 9. Individual scores – Halkirk: W A Campbell 0, J G Campbell 1, R B Campbell 2, J Fraser 3. Watten: N Brims 1, D Bremner 1, D Wilson 3, G Bremner 4.

Pentland "A" 9 beat Wick Old Stagers "A" 11. Individual scores – Pentland: D Mowat 0, G Begg 1, P Richard 4, R L O Brown 4. Wick Old Stagers "A": D Simpson 1, H Simpson 2, B Young 4, S S Nicolson 4.

Division Two: Watten "B" 17 drew with Orkney 17. Individual scores – Watten: S Henderson 1, S Mackay 4, B E Mackay 5, D Thomson 7. Orkney: R Spence 1, D Sinclair 4, A Hakim 5, A Purchon 7.

Stirkoke "A" 21 beat Halkirk "B" 25. Individual scores – Stirkoke: J M Sutherland 4, I Sutherland 5, G Robertson 6, R Innes 6. Halkirk: G Levack 2, R Levack 4, T Hawes 6, S Yuille 13.

Keiss 24 drew with Dallas 24. Individual scores – Keiss: J Harrold 4, A Johnson 6, J Dunnett 6, W Mackay 8. Dallas: G Sutherland 3, K Sutherland 5, J Anderson 7, N Sutherland 9.

Top score in Division Two was 99 shot by S Henderson (Watten) and R Spence (Orkney).

Division Three: Westfield "A" 14 beat Stirkoke "B" 17. Individual scores – Westfield: M Mackenzie 2, G A Mackay 3, M Mackay 3, L MacDonald 6. Stirkoke: G Cameron 1, D G Henderson 3, A Webster 5, G Henderson 8.

Pentland "B" 18 drew with Lairg 18. Individual scores – Pentland: J Coghill 2, P Gates 5, W D Steven 5, A Cowe 6. Lairg: M Peat 3, A Murray 3, D Macleod 5, I Mackay 7.

Huntly "B" 20 beat Halkirk "C" 27. Individual scores – Huntly: D Innes 3, A Scott 4, C Grant 6, L G Thomson 7. Halkirk: S Campbell 4, R Sutherland 4, C Gunn 7, J Bremner 12.

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

Division Four: Dingwall 21 beat Watten "C" 30. Individual scores – Dingwall: R H Meiklejohn 2, B Mackintosh 4, R C Meiklejohn 4, H Meiklejohn 11. Watten: L Bremner 6, M Macaulay 6, K Macaulay 9, D Thomson Jnr 9.

Stirkoke "C" 27 beat Clachnacuddin 28. Individual scores – Stirkoke: G Hendry 2, I Gunn 4, J Cameron 8, B Foubister 13. Clachnacuddin: B Harding 4, R Emburey 6, W H Macdonald 6, A Rose 12.

Wick Old Stagers "C" 31 beat Pentland "C" 210. Individual scores – Wick Old Stagers: C Ronaldson 3, A Harper 7, I Simpson 7, A Tait 14. Pentland: W D Mowat 2, W G Steven 8, 2 x NCR 200.

Top score in Division Four was 98 shot by G Hendry (Stirkoke), W D Mowat (Pentland) and R H Meiklejohn (Dingwall).

Division Five – late results.

Junior league Division One: S Campbell 3 beat R Sutherland 9; I Simpson 7 beat G Campbell 23; J Bremner 15 beat J Sutherland 100.

Junior league Division Two: L Taylor 22 beat C Mackay 30.


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