Carroll on song at Hillside Pines Trophy July 28th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments JOHN CARROLL: Two eagles in first round By David Birtill JOHN Carroll chalked up his second Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit victory of the season with an impressive performance in the Pines Trophy at Hillside. The double Lancashire County champion from Huyton & Prescot was the only player to beat par, an opening two-under 70 featuring eagles at the fifth and 11th holes putting him two strokes ahead of the field at the half-way stage. The plus three ranked played followed up with 74 to prevail by four shots from Woolton’s Tim Ford. And he also moved into second place in the order of merit just 10 points behind England international and Red Rose team-mate Paul Kinnear, from Formby. LEADING SCORES: 144 John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot) 70 74; 148 Tim Ford (Woolton) 74 74; 151 James Reeson (Brampton Park) 73 78; 152 Jack Barber (Hazel Grove) 77 75, Paul McFerran (Warrington) 73 79; 153 Ben Higgins (Cavendish) 79 74, Greg Denton (Lindrick) 78 75, Tom Dolan (Heswall) 75 78; 154 Joe Brice (Manchester) 79 75, Richie Blundell (Hillside) 79 75, Josh Morton (Huddersfield) 78 76; 155 Oliver Ravenscroft (Hillside) 81 74. STANDINGS AFTER 17 EVENTS Name Club Points Paul Kinnear Formby 450 John Carroll Huyton & Prescot 440 Sam Prince Northenden 395 Adam Wills Portal Premier 385 James McCormick Styal 310 Ian Hardman Accrington 305 Dominic Barnes Caldy 300 Reece Cranfield Wigan 290 Ciaran Doherty Bury 235 Matt Robinson Eaton 200 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!