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Wick Old Stagers 'A' go two points clear in winter rifle league

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Round 11 of Caithness Small Bore Rifle Association's winter league had three shooters with the maximum score, all in Division One – D Simpson, S Nicolson and B Young (Wick Old Stagers).

Old Stagers "A" moved two points clear at the top of Division One after beating Huntly in a close match. Pentland "A" are in third position, a point behind Huntly, after their win against Watten "A".

Three teams tied on 13 points in Division Two, separated on aggregate only. In first position are Watten "B", followed by Halkirk "B" and Orkney.

In Division Three, Westfield "A" remain in top spot, three points clear of Lairg.

Dingwall kept up their 100 per cent record in Division Four. They are seven points clear of Watten "C".

The junior individual league competitors are having a winter break and will return with round eight.

Results (shots dropped) – Division One: Wick Old Stagers "A" 6 beat Huntly "A" 7. Individual scores – Wick Old Stagers: D Simpson 0, B Young 0, H Simpson 3, G Sutherland 3. Huntly: G Habiby 1, W A Copland 1, L Thomson 2, R Murray 3.

Wick Old Stagers "B" 7 beat Halkirk "A" 8. Individual scores – Wick Old Stagers: S Nicolson 0, S S Nicolson 1, A W Paul 3, George Sutherland 3. Halkirk: J Fraser 1, J G Campbell 2, R B Campbell 2, W A Campbell 3.

Pentland "A" 13 beat Watten A 113. Individual scores – Pentland: P Richard 2, D Mowat 3, R L O Brown 4, G Begg 4. Watten: D Wilson 3, N Brims 3, G Bremner 7, D Bremner 100.

Top score in Division One was 100 by D Simpson, B Young and S Nicolson.

Division Two: Keiss 16 beat Watten "B" 24. Individual scores – Keiss: A Johnson 2, B Cormack 3, J Harrold 4, J Dunnett 7. Watten: B E Mackay 1, S Henderson 3, D Thomson 4, S Mackay 16.

Orkney 16 beat Stirkoke "A" 27. Individual scores – Orkney: R Spence 1, D Sinclair 2, A Hakim 6, A Purchon 7. Stirkoke: R Innes 3, I Sutherland 5, J M Sutherland 9, G Robertson 10.

Dallas 17 beat Halkirk "B" 27. Individual scores – Dallas: J Anderson 2, K Sutherland 4, G Sutherland 5, N Sutherland 6. Halkirk: G Levack 2, R Levack 4, T Hawes 8, S Yuille 13.

Top score in Division Two was 99 shot by B E Mackay (Watten) and R Spence (Orkney).

Division Three: Lairg 13 beat Stirkoke "B" 25. Individual scores – Lairg: D Macleod 2, M Peat 3, A Murray 4, I Mackay 4. Stirkoke: G Cameron 4, G Henderson 6, A Webster 7, D G Henderson 8.

Westfield "A" 17 beat Halkirk "C" 23. Individual scores – Westfield: G A Mackay 3, L McDonald 3, M Mackay 5, M Mackenzie 6. Halkirk: S Campbell 2, R Sutherland 4, C Gunn 7, J Bremner 10.

Pentland "B" 20 beat Huntly "B" 56. Individual scores – Pentland: P Gates 3, A Cowe 5, J Coghill 5, W D Steven 7. Huntly: A Scott 7, L G Thomson 7, N Cruickshank 14, D Innes 28.

Top score in Division Three was 98 by S Campbell (Halkirk) and D Macleod (Lairg).

Division Four: Dingwall 19 beat Stirkoke C 213. Individual scores – Dingwall: B Mackintosh 4, R C Meiklejohn 4, R H Meiklejohn 4, H Meiklejohn 7. Stirkoke: I Gunn 5, J Cameron 8, 2 x NCR 200.

Wick Old Stagers "C" 27 beat Clachnacuddin 28. Individual scores – Wick Old Stagers: C Ronaldson 4, I Simpson 6, A Harper 7, A Tait 10. Clachnacuddin: R Emburey 4, B Harding 6, A Rose 7, W H Macdonald 11.

Watten "C" 31 beat Pentland "C" 301. Individual scores – Watten: K Macaulay 5, M Macaulay 7, L Bremner 8, D Thomson Jnr 11. Pentland: W D Mowat 1, 3 x NCR 300

Top score in Division Four for round 11 was 99 shot by W D Mowat (Pentland).

Division Five: Late results.

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