Holders Top House eased to an 87-62 win over G-Fivers in the Five Towns Quiz League’s Knockout Cup first round on Monday evening.
Last season’s beaten finalists Wanderers, aiming to win the competition for the sixth time in eight years, won 84-63 at RAFA Vulcan Club.
Division Two leaders Featherstone Hotel Phoenix lost 77-70 at Railwaymen.
Kippax Ex-Service Club and Flanagan’s Masons had walk overs against Little ‘Un and Leading Ladies respectively. Little ‘Un and Leading Ladies were unable to raise full teams.
The draws for the Knockout Cup second round and plate knockout competition will be held at a league committee meeting next week.
Knockout Cup (first round): Fallen Angels 68, Travellers Rest 50; Kippax Ex-Service Club walk-over v Little ‘Un; Flanagan’s Masons walk-over v Leading Ladies; Olde Taverners 83, Golden Lion Dudes 67; RAFA Vulcan Club 63, Wanderers 84; Railwaymen 77, Featherstone Hotel Phoenix 70; Rockin’ Gladiators 69, Plough Inn 64; Top House 87, G-Fivers 62.