Tight In Premier League

One point separates the two top teams after seven played with leaders Octagon A dropping four points against Indian A.


Octagon had to work for the win after Stoke side went 2-0 and 3-1 up before winning five of six in the individuals: a phase of the match which saw seven maximums between the two sides.



Lewis Dare smashed in two in his 3-1 singles win that brought a 17 dart leg with teammate Kieran Burns contributing one and an 18 darter in his 3-0 win.


Danny and Harry Bull both added a brace and 17 and 16 dart legs respectively in their singles games.



The Bulls were also top scorers for the defeated side with eleven tons for Danny and twelve for Harry.


The Stonehouse team's big hitters were Kieran Burns with eleven tons and Lee Hellings top scored overall with fourteen.



In a high quality contest, Hellings joined Shaun Dring in adding 17 darters with Burns and Paul Palmer also notching legs of 18.


Victory B took full advantage of Tradesmans lack of activity due to a bye week by taking all points on offer at Union Inn.



Dan Johnson was in super form in this one, reaching double figures in tons for the Honicknowle team.


Scott Cook and Paul Gavican both won to keep their places at the top of the individuals with Octagon's Kieran Burns all on 21 from 21 so far.



In one of only five legs the Plympton side could manage, Mark Walters took the highest finish of the match with a fine 110 kill.


A little way back in joint third are the King Billy after their 6-5 win over Indian B.


There was a 109 for Kev Lofthouse in this tie that was only beaten by the highest finish of the week from Paul Freeman; a magnificent 118.



The away side's victory owed much to the form of Andrew Cook who ploughed in fourteen three figure scores and won the decider 3-0 to give his team the spoils.


After going 3-1 up, the Bluebird A may have had thoughts of ending their winless start to the season away at Victory A.



However, four maximums from the Honicknowle side aided the comeback success with Shaun Bailey, Darren Collis, Richard Wheatley and Quinton Taylor all added their name to the 180 column.


Taylor also notching thirteen more three figure scores to take his evening's total to fifteen, which helped him secure two 16 darters.


There was also 18 dart legs for Wheatley and teammate Tony Tasker in a run that saw Victory win six from seven to triumph 7-4.



This result allowed Firkin Scholar to climb off the bottom with a third win of the campaign; a 6-5 win at Bluebird B.


This result owed much to the form of Brian Lumsdon who bagged ten ton plusses on the night.


Teammate Mark Hopkins also contributed with a maximum in a successful night for the Stoke side.


The third of the Bluebird trio in the league, the C team, also won with an 8-3 victory over the Octagon B.



Glenn Halford was at his impeccable best adding a maximum to his eleven ton plusses, which helped him to a 17 darter.


Stablemate Lee Roberts was also in good form having claimed the highest finish of the match with a fine 107 kill.


Despite a heavy defeat for his team, Simon Washington showed his undoubted class with a 16 darts; aided by some of the twelve three figure scores in total on the night.





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