Ewing records the season's new mark for top checkout
ALAN Ewing earned the plaudits in the Porters Function Room 501 Top 20 League when he set a new mark for the season’s highest checkout.
In a 2-1 doubles victory with Mike Trim, he finished a leg with a kill of 160, before going on to take his singles in three straight legs.
Unfortunately, though, he could not do anything about the final scoreline and his Compton Social Club lost 7-4 to Fawn A.
Runaway leaders Porters Patriots once again showed championship form when in taking all 11 points at Waterloo’s expense, they recorded 62 throws of a ton or more.
SEASON'S BEST: Alan Ewing who set a new mark for the season's highest checkout with 160.
Antony Hayman top scored with 13 three-figure scores, including two maximums and Andy Bates emerged a 3-0 winner, aided by a leg in 12 darts which he finished at the first time of asking from 121.
Brookside are still looking favourites to take the runners-up spot after an 8-3 victory at Indian Inn, which puts them eight points clear of third placed Maritime Misfits.
Scott Lawrey (100x14) top scored for the Honicknowle side while Mike Whatley hit 11 tons for Indian which included an outshot of 104.
Lewis Dare (100x13) caught the eye for Falstaff in their 8-3 victory away at City Social but Maria O’Brien impressed for the hosts when, in winning her singles 3-0, she finished a 15-dart leg with a kill of 113.
Porters Pretenders won 8-3 at Maritime Musketeers in a match that produced five maximums, two of which came from Kenny McCollum for the hosts.
Mark Shears was prominent for the winners and was their leading marksman with 11 tons, which included an outshot of 132.
Steve Hiscox (100x12) impressed but finished up on the wrong end of a 6-5 scoreline when Plympton Cons were edged out 6-5 by Kings Arms who had Chrissie Kinnaired (100x11) and Warren Gordon (100x11) both giving a good account of themselves.
Octagon Social Club took all 11 points at Duchy of Cornwall’s expense while Torpoint Cons defeated Brewery Tap 8-3.
John Goves rolled back the years and emerged a 3-0 winner for Cons helped by a checkout of 119 while Marc Webber (100x14) top scored and was the only individual winner for Tap.
A well contested Maritime derby match that produced 105 throws of a ton or more, saw Misfits edge out The Marauders 6-5 with four of the six singles going the full distance.
Danny Allen and Scott Hutchinson (27.95) won their 601 singles in 20 and 23 and Keelan Kay top scored with 12 ton plus throws which included a finish of 147.
Phil Hoyle played well for Marauders and hit 12 throws of a ton or more which included a brace of 180s.