Maritime maintain six-point advantage
MARITIME A made it 11 wins on the bounce and maintained their six-point lead over the chasing pack in the Monday Premier League with a 7-4 victory away at Porters B.
Prince Maurice A, who had Glenn Halford (100x15) catching the eye, had to settle for a win by the narrowest of margins, despite leading 4-0 against Octagon Social Club while Steam Packet B defeated Prince Maurice B 8-3.
Brookside A took all but one of the 11 points that were on offer when hosting Indian B while Shakespeare defeated Steam Packet A 7-4.
Porters A consolidated second spot with a 7-4 victory away at Maritime B but the hosts had Sean Taylor achieving the week’s top checkout with a mark of 120.
They also had Kieran Burns hitting 15 tons while Jon Matlock (100x13) replied for Porters A.
Mike Whatley (100x19) inspired Indian Inn A to a 7-4 victory against Firkin Scholar while Jim Orchard was on target for the visitors with 15 ton plus scores which included two maximums.
There were 8-3 victories for both Brookside B and City Social against Ford Hotel and Bluebird respectively.
Good checkouts were achieved by Tony Lamerton (112), Kieran Burns (108), Glenn Halford (105) and Alex Brown (104).
Jerry Jewell hit the highest checkout of 130 in week seven and despite being their only winner in a 7-4 defeat, Glenn Halford for Prince Maurice A recorded two maximums in a 3-1 victory which included a 13-dart leg.
Brookside A were the form team in week eight and had Scott Lawrey, Tony Tasker and Pete Webb securing their 801 treble in 24 darts (33.37) when Tasker checked out from 106.
Their team mate Gary Phillips (29.47) caught the eye in the singles when winning 3-0 in 15, 18 and 18 while Indian B’s Mike Miller achieved the highest checkout with a mark of 137.
GOOD EVANS: Billy Evans won a leg in 12 darts before going on to a 3-1 singles victory, inspiring Maritime A to a 12-1 win in week eight.
Jason Pinkerton hit three maximums in week nine and Quinton Taylor achieved the best finish of 120 while in week 10, Kevin Johnson won a 15-dart leg with a kill of 156.
Paul Palmer and Tony Lamerton for Maritime A won their 601 doubles 2-0 in 20 and 21 for a 29.31 average.