Mann & Hayman show why they dominate singles table
ANTONY Hayman and John Mann consolidated the top two positions at the head of the individual table in the Plymouth City Super League with outstanding performances that inspired Brewery Tap to an 11-0 victory away at Cherry Tree.
The unbeaten leaders made it 24 wins on the bounce and had John Mann (34.95) winning 3-0 in 14, 13 and 16 before team-mate Hayman (31.98) (pictured) won in 16, 16 and 15, clinching the 15-darter with the week’s highest checkout of 156.
Plympton Cons A won 7-4 away at Bluebird A, receiving good service from both Lee Rodmell (100x13) and Dave Collins (100x11) while The Fawn came from behind to win the last three singles and edge out Victory Inn B 6-5.
Dave Roberts was their leading marksman with 12 ton plus scores which included a brace of 180s.
Plympton Cons B won 8-3 when hosting Bluebird B, the same winning scoreline that was also achieved by The Staddy against visitors Kings Tamerton CC.
Jon Donald and Marc Cresswell both won 3-2 for The Staddy with their best legs being claimed in 15 darts.
Maritime A won 7-4 away at St Levan Inn while Victory Inn A took maximum points from Steam Packet.
Five maximum scores were recorded in the fixture, two from George Beckett, while James Baker (100x14) top scored.
Martyn Down was on target with two maximum scores as Kings Arms B edged out Ker St A 6-5, and there was also a close encounter at Hyde Park before The Clifton prevailed also by the narrowest of margins.
Octagon Social Club put in a good shift away at Maritime B producing some excellent individual performances.
They laid down the gauntlet in the first game of the match when Alfie Ford, Dave Matthews and Fred Goldsmith (30.33) won their treble in 33 darts.
In the singles, Neil White (27.83) emerged a 3-0 winner in 14, 19 and 21 while Ford (26.84) and Matthews (26.84) both emerged 3-0 winners in 56 darts.
The lone point that saved the whitewash was a singles victory for Frankie Stout.
Ker St B won it the hard way and came from a 5-3 deficit to prevail 6-5, which included a 3-0 success for Paul Goundry (28.90) in 21, 13 and 18.
Notable checkouts were achieved by: John Mann (129), John Brownlow (124), Mike Nancholas (120), Roger Backway (119/100), Stew Roberts (115), Quinton Taylor (106), Andy Pengelly (106), James Baker (100).