Misfits lose for the first time to let Patriots extend lead
MARITIME Misfits suffered their first defeat of the season when losing 6-5 away at Fawn B in the Porters Function Room 501 Top 20 League and subsequently have let Porters Patriots open up an eight-point lead at the top of the table.
Patriots were in a rich vein of form and put 59 scores of a ton or more on the board before defeating Indian Inn 11-0, dropping just two legs throughout the entire fixture.
Antony Hayman (34.16) (pictured) emerged a 3-0 winner in 14, 13 and 17 while Andy Bates hit the 180 mark on two occasions and Malcolm Johns emerged a 3-0 winner with his best leg being won in 13.
The Clifton won for the first time when they came from behind to edge out Maritime Nutters by the narrowest of margins.
Clifton won the last three singles which included an excellent 3-2 win from Cleo Trelease to clinch the sixth and decisive point.
The Office defeated Victory Inn B 7-4, the same winning scoreline that was also achieved by Octagon Social Club when Alfie Ford (100x14) inspired them to victory against Falstaff.
Brewery Tap defeated Torpoint Cons 7-4 with Jordan Grimshaw and Neil Reid sharing four maximum throws from a total of seven, while Maritime Musketeers edged out Fawn A 6-5 in an entertaining encounter.
Tony Turner for Fawn A took a leg in 15 but was edged out 3-2 by Lee Agar (18/19) while Peter Holland (100x12) for the Musketeers top scored.
Maritime Governors won 7-4 away at Victory Inn A but there were some good performances from the home side.
Darren Collis was on target with a brace of maximum scores while a 601 doubles victory for Neil White and Tony Tasker included a leg in 16 darts.
Kings Arms took all the points when they hosted Cherry Tree and also achieved the week’s top checkout when Warren Gordon shot out at the first time of asking from 154.
Other ton plus outshots were achieved Antony Hayman (117), Phil Evans (119), Kevin Seil (109), Lee Hellings (108), Andy Waters (106), Shaun Clarke (104), Simon White (104), Mikey Tate (104), Peter Holland (100), Kelvin Rowe (100).