KTCC maintain early form to open up 8-point lead
KINGS Tamerton Community Centre have continued their good start in the Plymouth and District Friday League by picking up 23 points from their fixtures in weeks three and four of the new campaign.
In week three they defeated Porters 11-2 and picked up the highest checkout award when Richard Lynch finished at the first time of asking from 120.
Dinky Diner B defeated Queens Dock 11-2 and were buoyed by a 34-doubles victory for Dave Gamble and Graham Jones (29.44).
LYNCH-PIN: Richard Lynch achieved the highest checkout in week three with a mark of 120, helping Kings Tamerton Community Centre to maintain their advantage at the top of the table.
The Windmill won by the same margin when hosting Weston Mill Oak Villa with Mark Shears (100x14) as their leading marksman while Royal Naval Arms A secured maximum points against Waterloo.
Andrew Nation and Luke Johnson combined well to win their doubles in 37 darts (27.05).
Kings Tamerton won in double figures again in week four and secured all but one of the 13 points that were on offer at Weston Mill Oak Villa to command an eight-point advantage at the top of the table.
City Social A moved up into second spot after a 13-0 rout against their stablemates City Social C and their talisman Glynn Wells, top scored with 11 throws of a ton or more which included an outshot of 118.
Bull and Bush have dropped down into third place after they had to come from behind and clinch the last three singles to prevail by the narrowest of margins against Porters.
Brewery Tap A won all available points against The Office, the highlight being a singles victory in 38 for Antony Hayman (26.34).
Indian Inn B had to settle for a 7-6 victory, despite leading Pennycross Social Club 4-0 while The Windmill, Indian Inn A and Steam Packet all made it three wins on the bounce with 10-3 victories.
Dinky Diner A are still looking for their first success after losing 8-5 to Octagon Social Club, but their stablemates Dinky Diner B won 8-5 away at Brookside, the same winning scoreline that was also achieved by Railway and Brewery Tap B.