Patriots' good form enables them to push 11pts clear
PORTERS Patriots were in a rich vein of form when they hosted Fawn B in the Porters Function Room 501 Top 20 League and in winning 9-2, put 66 throws of a ton or more on the scoreboard, 24 of which were 140s.
John Mann (100x16) won 3-0, aided by a 14-darter and Andy Bates (100x14) also gave a good account of himself.
Jaden Whitting (100x15) caught the eye for the visitors and in winning 3-0, took his best leg in 14.
Maritime Misfits were pushed the full distance by their stablemates Maritime Musketeers and edged a competitive fixture 6-5, but despite remaining in second spot, are 11 points adrift of the leaders.
Dave Matthews (26.84) won 3-0 in 15, 21 and 20 and Peter Holland for the Musketeers was a 3-1 winner in 18, 17 and 20.
Torpoint Cons defeated Indian Inn 6-1, the highlight being a 601 doubles leg in 18 for Neil Reid and Andy Waters.
A 15-darter from Jason Pinkerton in a 3-0 victory was the highlight of Maritime Governor’s 8-3 win away at The Clifton, the same winning scoreline that was also achieved by Victory Inn A away at The Falstaff.
Brewery Tap secured all but one of the 11 points that were on offer away at Victory Inn B and were buoyed by an excellent 601 doubles victory for Sarah Brown (pictured) and Glyn Wells.
They won 2-0 in 19 and 20, posting a 30.82 average. Wells (100x12) went on to clinch a 3-0 singles victory, aided by two 17 darters.
Dave Pethick (100x13) top scored for Octagon in their 10-2 success away at Cherry Tree while Porters Pretenders also won on the road and defeated Fawn A 7-4.
Mike Nancholas won 3-1 for the hosts with his best leg coming in 14 while Scott Wapshott (100x11) top scored which included a brace of 180s.
Maritime Governors defeated The Clifton 8-3 and had Jason Pinkerton and Scott Hutchinson both winning in three straight legs, achieving legs in 15 and 16 respectively.
Brewery Tap’s Maria O’Brien won 3-0 and finished a 15-dart leg with a kill of 160, which was the week’s highest checkout, a feat she shared with Dave Hall of Fawn B.
Other notable outshots were achieved by: Tony Tasker (133), Neil Reid (129), Paul Tackle (126), Scott Hutchinson (120), Dave Matthews (116), Antony Hayman (116), Andy Waters (114), Scott Town (113), Alex Turner (108), Maria O’Brien (104), Tony Perkin (101), Roger Backway (100).