Frankie earns plaudits as Maritime Misfits consolidate
MARITIME Misfits consolidated second spot in the Porters Function Room 501 Top 20 League when they won 7-4 away at Brewery Tap with young Frankie Stout (pictured) earning the plaudits.
Stout made it three wins from three in this campaign with a 3-1 singles victory that included checkouts of 100 and 111.
Kieran Burns (100x16) top scored for Tap but was edged out 3-2 by Dave Matthews who hit two maximums, from a total of nine that were thrown on the night.
Porters Patriots have opened up a five-point advantage at the top of the table following a 10-1 win away at The Office.
John Mann (100x14) won 3-0 with his best legs coming in 17 and 18 while the one point that eluded them was won by Andrew Nation (100x14), aided by legs in 19 and 18, who edged out Alec Turner, despite a 13-darter from the Porters marksman.
Maritime Musketeers were the week’s biggest winners when securing all available points at Cherry Tree’s expense while Torpoint Cons won 8-3 at Maritime Nutters and Fawn A also won on the road with a 7-4 defeat of Indian Inn.
Scott Wapshott (100x12) caught the eye as Porters Pretenders won 10-1 when hosting Falstaff while Octagon edged out Victory Inn A 6-5.
Paul Tackle (100x17) top scored for the winners and Dave Pethick emerged a 3-2 winner in 20, 17 and 20.
Andy Pengelly (100x12) won well to edge The Clifton in front at 5-4 only for Victory B to snatch the spoils when they clinched the last two points through Ryan Harris and Tony Conn.
Kings Arms suffered their first defeat of the campaign despite holding a 3-1 lead after the early exchanges against Maritime Governors.
Governors won four of the six singles, including clinical performances from both Lewis Dare (100x13) and Lee Hellings (100x13) which helped to give the Oreston side a win by the odd game of 11.
Mikey Tate, representing Maritime Nutters, threw the week’s top checkout with a mark of 122 while other notable outshots were achieved by: Paul Tozer (116), Scott Hutchinson (115), Paul Barclay (110), Paul Palmer (104).