Great Scott! What a showing from Hayman and Cook
SCOTT Cook (pictured) and Antony Hayman, inspired Brewery Tap to an 8-3 victory away at the Maritime, in a fixture that produced 119 throws of a ton or more, including eight maximum scores.
Hayman’s personal ton tally was an incredible 23, which included three 180s, while Cook (29.47) emerged a 3-0 winner in 19, 17 and 15.
In the best encounter of the evening, Kieran Burns (100x13) took Hayman to 2-2 before being edged out.
Reigning champions Steam Packet suffered a rare defeat when they lost 7-4 to visitors Bluebird C.
The league table showed that the Eggbuckland side were no fewer 36 points behind their illustrious opponents before the fixture, but they upset the form book with a deserved victory.
Glenn Austin (100x13) top sored for Bluebird with Quinton Taylor (100x13) replying.
Bluebird B won the bragging rights when they defeated their stable-mates Bluebird A 8-3 while Porters A won in double figures when restricting Indian Inn B to a single point.
Jon Parsons clinched the decisive 11th point to enable Bluebird D to edge out Porters B 6-5 while Octagon A triumphed 9-2 when hosting Ford Hotel,
Lee Hellings won 3-1, aided by a leg in 14 while team-mate Alfie Ford emerged a 3-1 winner in 19, 21 and 21.
Another high scoring fixture saw Octagon B win by the narrowest of margins against their neighbours The Tradesman with 106 throws of a ton or more put on the scoreboard.
John Mann (100x16) led the charge for the hosts but at 5-5, Andrew Waters (100x13) got the winner.
Indian Inn A defeated Victory Inn B 8-3 and had Danny Bull registering the week’s top checkout with a mark of 136 which came at the end of a 12-dart leg.
Other notable outshots were achieved by: Malcolm Johns (120), Dave Wyatt (118), Alfie Ford (118), Andrew Waters (110), Paddy Archibald (109), Jon Parsons (106), Mark Henley (105), Phil Hoskin (104), Antony Hayman (101), Glenn Austin (100), Eddy Bull (100).
Antony Hayman’s three maximums took his tally for the season to 26 from 25 matches while there were a brace of 180s each for Malcolm Johns, Neil Ridley and Scott Cook.