Darts round-up with Steve Chapman
BRUCE HARRISON BUILDERS LTD 501 TOP 20 LEAGUE
THE much-awaited battle between the top two sides produced 124 throws of a ton or more, including seven maximums.
The Fawn finally edged out City Social A 6-5 to move nine points clear of their title rivals but Porters C moved up into third spot on the back of a 9-2 victory over Octagon SC B.
City Social B lost some ground when they were beaten 8-3 on their own board by Maritime in another high quality match which saw 125 ton-plus throws recorded.
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Dan Johnson (100x16), for the winners, and the hosts' Mike Pearce (100x14) were the two heaviest scorers but the highlight was Andrew Nation's 15-dart leg which ended with him equalling the season's highest checkout of 160.
Saltram began their assault at Indian Inn with a 28-dart 801 treble success but despite leading 4-1, went down by the odd game in 11 after the hosts took five of the six singles.
Ker Street Social defeated Kings Arms 7-4, inspired by a good performance from Robbie Bisgrove (100x13) who won 3-0 in 18, 17 and 17 for a 28.38 average.
Following three successive defeats, St Levan Inn got back to winning ways when beating Porters B 7-4, but Antony Hayman (100x14) for the hosts showed good form and took out a leg in 13 when winning 3-0.
The best performance of the week, though, was achieved by Neil White. In helping Octagon Social Club A to an 8-3 victory over Porters A. He emerged a 3-0 winner in 17, 15 and 18 for a superb average of 30.23.
High checkouts from across the boards were delivered by Mike Brookshaw (140), Ryan Ring (138), Phil Stewart (136), Mike Rennie (131), Rich Gill (125), Tom Clarke (125), Craig Hillary (112), Mike Couch (106), Neil White (102), Dave Pethick (100).
PLYMOUTH CITY SUPER LEAGUE
ARCHER Inn moved back to the top of the table with a 10-3 win at Hyde Park Social Club but have to share the lead with Plympton Cons A who won 9-4 at Kings Arms B.
Simon Stevenson for Cons A threw the week's highest checkout when finishing from a mark of 132.
The Windmill consolidated third spot when winning 8-5 at The Fawn. Alfie Ford made kills of 104 and 106.
Also showing his finishing prowess was Col Maddocks for the hosts with an out-shot of 115.
St Levan Inn restricted Plympton RBL to a single point, withLuke Johnson hitting a checkout of 124 while John Donald was on target with a 116 finish as Plympton Cons B defeated Maxines 9-4.
MONDAY PREMIER LEAGUE
PORTERS B suffered their first defeat when losing 8-3 at Town House but had some consolation when Phil Stewart threw the week's highest checkout with 142.
City Social moved to within two points of the lead with an 11-0 whitewash of St Johnston B, while table toppers St Johnston A won 9-2 at Indian Inn with Mark Hatherley (100x14) prominent.
Indian B won 7-4 at Porters A and Steam Packet overcame Cherry Tree 7-4 with Annie Lane on target with a finish of 121.
Other ton-plus out-shots came from Chris Ruth (116), John Mitchell (115), Dave Coyte (112), Peter Roulston (112).
PLYMOUTH & DISTRICT FRIDAY LEAGUE
THE league table has been adjusted after the withdrawal of Revenue and Maritime are the new leaders with a five-point advantage after winning 11-2 at Brookside.
Indian Inn A are in second spot after a 12-1 victory against Steam Packet A, the highlight being a 36-darter for Mike Brookshaw which he finished with 106.
Dan Beeney also won in 36 as Waterloo B triumphed 11-2 at Town House.