Feb 17 2012 by Mike WIlson, Ayrshire Post (main ed)
THE seniors of Ambassador Prestwick beat Auchinleck 50-42 in the Ayrshire League, giving them an overall6-2 points win and a plus of eight shots.
Scores: Morris Sturgeon 17, Bill Sykes 10; Alan Paxton 15, Drew Mitchell 19; Michael Higgins 18, Willie Dalgleish 13.
It wasn't such good news for Prestwick ladies side who lost to a strong Auchinleck side at the Magnum.
The SYIBA district pairs and triples were played at Prestwick on Saturday when Craig Cathie and Jordan Slaven from the hosts qualified for the pairs finals at Blantyre on March 11. They will join Ardrossan's David McKnight, Mark Coyle and William Montgomery who qualified in the triples.
Ambassador departed the gents Scottish Cup when they lost 81-60 to Cumbernauld at Lanarkshire. Cumbernauld now face West Lothian in the next round.
Ardrossan had an excellent 100 - 66 win over Stonehaven and now face Lanarkshire while Irvine lost by 29 shots to Alloa. The last 16 will be played on February 25.
The club's annual sportsman’s dinner is this Saturday (February 18) with Murdo MacLeod and top comedian Kevin Kaye. Eight tickets are still available, priced £30 each, from the club on 01292 477802.