THE top-of-the-table clash in the Plymouth City Super League saw Brewery Tap remain undefeated after inflicting on Octagon Social Club their second reverse of the season.
In a high-scoring encounter, 113 throws of a ton or more were recorded including a brace of 180s for both John Mann and Neil White.
Antony Hayman emerged a 3-0 winner aided by a leg in 13 and Andy Bates (100x15) top scored as Tap move 14 points clear at the top of the table, but their title rivals have a match in hand.
Victory Inn A overcame Cherry Tree 9-2 and earning the plaudits was Stew Roberts (pictured). He emerged a 3-1 winner finishing a 15 darter with a kill of 140 and an 18 darter with the week’s highest outshot of 155.
He was well supported by Lewis Dare (25.91) who took his singles in 19, 20 and 19.
Glenn Halford (100x11) caught the eye as Bluebird A triumphed 9-2 against Maritime B, the same winning scoreline that was also achieved by The Staddy when hosting Hyde Park Social Club.
Victoria returned to winning ways when edging out The Clifton 6-5 while Kings Tamerton CC defeated Bluebird Bandits 7-4.
Tony Sansom clinched a leg in 15 before losing 3-1 to Simon Stevenson (100x11) in The Fawn’s 7-4 success away at Kings Arms A while Paul Goundry emerged a 3-0 winner for Ker St B in a 7-4 defeat of Plympton Cons B with his best legs coming in 19 and 15.
Jonathan Easterbrook (100x13) was on target for Maritime A in their 8-3 victory against Ker St Social Club while Steam Packet overcame Kings Arms B 9-2 and had George Beckett (28.36) emerging a 3-0 winner in 18, 18 and 17.
Plympton Cons A defeated Victory Inn B 8-3 buoyed by two good performances in the individual phases. Lee Rodmell (100x13) won 3-1 in 15, 19 and 20 while Dave Collins (27.83) emerged a 3-0 winner in 17, 17 and 20.
They also had Andy Malinowski making a kill of 136 while also on target were Jason Pinkerton (124), Tony Gordon (123), Ian Heggie (122), Kev Rice (117), John Mann (110), Paul Goundry (110).