Status quo at top of table after title contenders win 9-2
THERE is no change at the top of the Monday Premier League after the two title contenders both won 9-2.
Porters A achieved their victory away at Brookside B and were buoyed by a good performance from Lewis Dare (100x13) who, in winning 3-2, achieved the week’s highest checkout when finishing a 15-darter with a kill of 160.
Maritime A attained their success away at Prince Maurice B and had Paul Palmer (100x13) catching the eye when a 15-dart leg was achieved in a 3-1 singles victory.
WHO DARES WINS: Maritime's Lewis Dare finished a 15-dart leg with the week's highest checkout of 160.
Indian Inn B returned to winning ways, albeit by the narrowest of margins, and got the better of fellow strugglers City Social while Brookside A and Octagon Social Club both won 7-4 against Porters B and Bluebird respectively.
Firkin Scholar had Mark Hatherley (100x13) impressing in a 10-1 victory away at Ford Hotel while Prince Maurice A also won on the road and returned from Maritime B with an 8-3 success.
Quinton Taylor (100x14) inspired Steam Packet B to victory over their stablemates Packet A, securing a 15-darter in a 3-1 singles success while Indian Inn A overcame Brookside C 8-3.
Mike Whatley top scored for Indian with 14 throws of a ton or more, eight of which were recorded in a 3-0 singles win.
Ton plus checkouts from across the boards were achieved by: Simon Washington (142), Eddy Bull (136), Eddie Skinner (120), Gary Phillips (120), Quinton Taylor (116), Steve Daley (112), Mark Yeoman (109), Paul Palmer (108), Shane Victor (104).