Kings Tamerton win two top games but lose match
KINGS Tamerton Community Centre produced the two best games of the week in the Plymouth City Super League before losing by an 8-3 margin against second placed Octagon Social Club.
Jason Pinkerton, Colin Lynch and Dan Searle (32.29) won their trebles in 31 before Simon Godfrey and Ken Blight took their doubles game in 30, boasting a 33.37 average.
But they could only win one more point as Octagon rallied through Dave Matthews (25.05), a 3-0 winner in 17, 20 and 23 and Neil White (28.90) who won without dropping a leg in 17, 17 and 18.
League leaders Brewery Tap made it 12 wins on the bounce when they won 9-2 away at Victoria and had Antony Hayman hitting a 13-darter in a 3-1 singles success and Scott Cook (100x12) top scoring.
Victory Inn A won 9-2 away at The Clifton, the same winning scoreline that was also achieved by Maritime A on their visit to Bluebird Bandits.
Phil Hoyle hit two 18-darters in a 3-0 win and Mark Gilbery also caught the eye when, in winning 3-1, his best legs were claimed in 15 and 18.
A last leg win in 14 by Neal Hotchkiss gave him a 3-0 singles victory which enabled Steam Packet to prevail 7-4 away at The Fawn.
Plympton Cons A were the week’s biggest winners when they restricted Ker St to a single point while Cherry Tree won 8-3 at Hyde Park and Kings Arms B defeated Ker St B 7-4.
Plympton Cons B and Kings Arms A both won 6-5 against Bluebird A and Victory B respectively and there was also a win by the narrowest of margins for Maritime B when hosting St Levan Inn.
Mark Hopkins finished a 3-1 singles victory with a leg in 15 to put St Levan 5-4 up only for the hosts to win the last two singles through Rob May and Paul Hoare.
Maritime B also claimed the week’s top checkout through 14-year-old Frankie Stout (pictured) with an excellent outshot of 144 while also on target with ton plus finishes were: Simon Godfrey (129), Alfie Ford (119), Reg Matthews (117), James Baker (112), Mike Sant (110), Steve Williams (109), Mark Gilbery (109), Tony Sansom (108), Stew Roberts (107), Mark Henley (106), Tom Sainsbury (104), Simon Stevenson (100), Fred Goldsmith (100), Neil White (100).