Champions win high-scoring clash

Flanagan's Masons equalled the highest losing score in the league's history.
Flanagan's Masons equalled the highest losing score in the league's history.

Defending champions Wanderers have a two point lead in Five Towns Quiz League Division One after beating title rivals Flanagan’s Masons 85-79 on Monday.

Flanagan’s equalled the highest losing score in the league’s history.

Top House maintained their challenge by winning 76-72 at Olde Taverners.

Division Two leaders Featherstone Phoenix retained their unbeaten league record with a 73-41 success against bottom team Travellers Rest.

Phoenix are four points clear of closest rivals Golden Lion Dudes who won 73-50 at Plough Inn.

Kippax Ex-Service pipped Leading Ladies 59-58 in the closest finish of the night.

RESULTS - Division 1: Wanderers 85, Flanagan’s Masons 79; Olde Taverners 72, Top House 76; Rockin’ Gladiators 62, Railwaymen 81; Fallen Angels 70, RAFA Vulcan Club 73.

Division 2: Plough Inn 50, Golden Lion Dudes 73; Leading Ladies 58, Kippax Ex-Service 59; Featherstone Phoenix 73, Travellers Rest 41; Little Un 39, G-Fivers 82.

POSITIONS - Division 1 (all played 13 matches): Wanderers played 12, points 24; Top House 11-22; Flanagan’s Masons 11-22; Olde Taverners 7-14; RAFA Vulcan Club 5-10; Fallen Angels 3-6; Railwaymen 2-4; Rockin’ Gladiators 1-2.

Division 2: Featherstone Phoenix played 12, won 12, points 25; Golden Lion Dudes 14-10-21; G-Fivers 13-9-19; Kippax Ex-Service 13-7-14; Plough Inn 13-6-13; Leading Ladies 14-5-10; Little ‘Un 14-2-4; Travellers Rest 14-1-2.