Patriots start second half of season with 11-0 rout
PORTERS Patriots began the second half of their campaign in the Porters Function Room 501 Top 20 League with maximum points against Indian Inn in a fixture that saw five maximum scores recorded.
John Mann (100x13) won his singles 3-0, which included a leg in 15 while Indian’s Paul Gavican gave a good account of himself before being edged out 3-2 by Andy Bates.
Bates notched two 180s and took a leg in 15 while opponent Gavican was on target with a game in 13.
The Misfits earned the bragging rights against their Maritime stablemates the Musketeers when they won 9-2, a win which began with a 26-dart treble from Billy Evans, Rob May and Scott Hutchinson (30.81).
TOP CHECKOUT: Dan Puleston, for Maritime Marauders, hit the week's top checkout when he finished at the first time of asking from 156.
Torpoint Cons rallied well to come from a 4-1 deficit to level at 5-5, only for City Social to win the 11th and decisive point through Maria O’Brien.
Octagon Social Club defeated Compton Social Club 8-3 and had Alfie Ford (100x13) and Steve Packer (100x13) as their leading marksmen while there were 9-2 victories for both Brewery Tap and Plympton Cons against Duchy of Cornwall and Fawn B respectively.
Porters Pretenders emulated their stablemates by taking maximum points from their fixture away at Waterloo Inn while Brookside won 7-4 on their visit to Falstaff.
The hosts had Lewis Dare (100x14) catching the eye with a solid display throughout while Scott Lawrey emerged a 3-0 winner for the Honicknowle side, aided by a leg in 15.
Maritime Marauders edged out Kings Arms 6-5 and had Mike Pearce (27.83) emerging a 3-0 winner in 17, 18 and 19.
They also claimed the week’s highest checkout award when Dan Puleston finished at the first time of asking from 156.
Other notable outshots from across the boards were achieved by: Scott Lawrey (142), Phil Hoyle (131), Ralph Lancaster (122), Malcolm Johns (121), John Donald (115), Andy Bates (111), Lewis Dare (107), Darren Collis (107), Maria O’Brien (106), Tony Lamerton (104), Dan Johnson (100), Billy Evans (100).