Porters remain top with the finishing line in sight
PORTERS A remain defiant in their quest of the Plymouth & District Friday League title and still top the table, as well as having a match in hand over their championship rivals.
Second placed Kings Tamerton CC won 12-1 against Indian B only for the tabletoppers to match them with victory away at Maritime B.
Pete James (100x12) top scored and Harry Bull was on target with a brace of 180s while Antony Hayman (30.33) equalled the week’s best game.
He secured his singles in 33 darts, after having started with an opening 12-dart salvo that scored 480 points.
TOP GAME: Antony Hayman equalled the week's top game when securing his singles in 33 darts which began with 480 points being scored with his first four visits to the oche.
An outshot of 130 by Neal Hotchkiss was the highlight of Steam Packet B’s 10-3 win against Porters C but the mark was beaten for the week’s highest checkout award when Rob Leay took out a finish of 147, inspiring Brookside to a 9-4 defeat of Waterloo C.
Mike O’Brien (100x12) top scored for The Tradesman, but finished up on the wrong end of an 8-5 scoreline when they were defeated by Royal Naval Arms A.
Andy Bates hit three more maximums to take his 180 haul for the season to 33 and now has a substantial lead over The Windmill duo of Mark Shears (26) and Steve Marker (25).
Paul Barclay (30.33) equalled the week’s best game when hitting four 140s in a 33-dart leg as Octagon won away at Royal Naval Arms B with the loss of just a point.
Waterloo A achieved the same winning margin on their visit to Stoke Bar and Grill and City Social won 8-5 at The Windmill, while Maritime A and GWRSA (Laira), both won 9-4 against Porters B, for whom Malcolm Matlock made a kill of 104, and Jolly Miller respectively.