Johns and Hayman excel with a 15 dart doubles leg
THE Patriots increased their unassailable lead to 37 points with a 10-1 victory away at Brewery Tap in a Porters Function Room 501 Top 20 League fixture that produced 105 throws of a ton or more.
The highlight was an excellent 2-0 doubles victory for Malcolm Johns and Antony Hayman when leading 1-0, the duo claimed the second 601 leg in just 15 darts, which Johns finished with the week’s highest outshot of 144.
Fawn A picked up their best result to date when they secured all 11 points against Waterloo Inn while Maritime Misfits also won in double figures and claimed all but one of the 11 points on offer away at Torpoint Cons.
Dave Collins (100x16) top scored for Plympton Cons as they triumphed 7-4 away at Compton Social Club, the same winning scoreline that was also achieved by Porters Pretenders when hosting Octagon Social Club.
601 LEG IN 15: Malcom Johns and Antony Hayman won a 601 doubles game in 15 darts when Johns (above) finished the leg with the week's highest checkout of 144.
Fred Goldsmith caught the eye for Fawn B in their 7-4 win away at Indian Inn and top scored with 11 throws of a ton or more, eight of which came in a 3-0 singles victory.
Gary Phillips claimed a leg in 14 before going on to a 3-0 singles win, which came in Brookside’s 7-4 victory against City Social. The visitors had Maria O’Brien consistent throughout and she was their top scorer with 13 throws of a ton or more.
A 3-0 win by Dave Matthews (27.33) in 21, 17 and 17 was the highlight of Maritime Marauders 9-2 victory over Duchy while in a much closer encounter, Falstaff edged out Kings Arms in a match that went right down to the wire.
Despite the Southway side leading by a 3-0 margin, Kings Arms pulled it back to 5-5, which included an 11-dart leg by Dave Algar in a 3-0 singles win, only to lose the decisive point when Jerry Lydon defeated Warren Gordon (100x15) 3-2.
Notable checkouts from across the boards were delivered by: Antony Hayman (138), Andrew Nation (124), Dan Johnson (120), Paul Hoare (114), Alex Brown (101).