Skegness Ladbrokes Darts League


Top played bottom this week in the Sid Dennis and Sons Ltd Division One darts league.

Leaders Marine A played host to New Park Rangers and the result went the way of the home team as they gained their first 10-0 victory with Kristien Thein hitting a 180.

Countryman took on Boathouse 501s and were hoping to gain their first win of the campaign.

It was a real tussle of a match as the home side took the first singles through Ken Wilson, the 501s then took the remaining singles to lead 3-1, helped by 17 dart legs for both Chris Fletcher and Gary Garton.

Darrell Webb hit a 146 finish in his game with Chris, the 501s then took both the pairs to put them in the driving seat.

Chris and Gary followed their singles success with a 26 dart 701 leg.

Gary then got the important sixth leg, giving them the victory.

Steve Gillings hit a 114 finish against Chris. Dave Manson came off the bench and won his singles to give the 501s a 7-3 win.

Barry Grenfell hit 120, 2 x 140 for Countryman, while 501s high scorers were Gary Garton 121, 125, 139, 3 x 140 and Chris Fletcher 2 x 140.

The final game in this division was the ‘Battle of Wainfleet’ as Barkham Arms took on Outsiders and a cracker it was too, as Chris Simpson, Scott Sutton and Anthony Hulley gave the Barkham a 3-0 lead with Anthony hiting 2 x 18 darters.

Martin Bell then took the last singles in this section with an 18 darter of his own.

Chris and Scott took the first doubles before Martin and Dave Tuplin took the other doubles with a 20 dart leg, so with four singles left to play Barkham led 4-2.

The Outsiders then came to life, winning two of the first three singles with Martin hitting a 15 darter and Dave 17, Outsiders captain Lee Yates then won the last singles with a 17 darter of his own to force the draw 5-5.

High scores came from Barkham’s Chris Simpson 140, 180, Scott Sutton 125, 2 x 140, Anthony Hulley 122, 135, 4 x 140 and 180; Outsiders Dave 121, 4 x 140, Martin 121, 2 x 135 4 x 140 and 180, and Lee 120, 121, 123, 2 x 140.

Into the Sid Dennis and Sons Ltd Division Two the Railroad Cobras did a number on the Highwayman Hustlers.

Obviously smarting from their defeat last week, they took all the points in this one, inflicting a 10-0 defeat on the girls.

The Liberal Lads took on Boathouse Baracuddas and led from start to finish, 
running out as comfortable 8-2 winners with Jack 
Saunders beating Liberal 
captain Eric Hammond, and Pat Swain beating Ray Witton to take the points for the Barracuddas.

Jack hit a 120 a 140 and Shane Swain 150, Paula 3 x 140 were the big hitters for Baracuddas and Liberal had Mark Carter 140, Eric 135, 138 140 and Ray 125, 140, 180.

The final game in this division saw Finnegans take on WMC Amigos and it was the home side that held the early advantage, winning the first set of singles 3-1.

The doubles were shared and when the Amigos won the first two of the final singles they were level at 4-4.

Bob Millar then beat the Amigos captain Dave Reding to give Finnegans the edge.

Scott Millar then won the match for the home side, with a 2-1 win over Mick Jones in a cracker of a game.

The Amigos high scorers were Tont Goodwin 2 x 133, Gareth Jowett 125, 140, and Mick 125, 127.

Finnegans had Scott weighing in with two 140’s.

The league remind players that Saturday, July 12, is the Marine Boathouse darts knockout.

Entry is £10 with a separate ladies competition with a 
minimum of eight entries at £5.

Registration is by midday with toe at the Oche for 12.30pm.

On Friday, July 18, the second of three exhibitions with Mark Hylton will take place at the Marine Boathouse.

All captains have been contacted to give two names of the palyers who will play him.

The information needs to be in for next week.