DAVENTRY DARTS LEAGUE: Town cruise to win at Forester’s

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Daventry Town FC were easy 6-1 winners at The Forester’s Arms.

The away side struck first blood with L Smart and G Thorneycroft losing 2-0 to B Farmer (100) and N Foster.

D Foster (100, 140) and D Job then saw off G Payne and D Cawley 2-0 to make it 2-0.

In the singles I Chapman (125) went down 2-1 to N Foster (134, 100), and it wwas 4-0 when A Murray (100) lost 2-1 to D Job (125,100,111).

The next two singles matches also went Daventry’s way, but Forester’s get get on the score board as L Smart beat B Hill 2-0 to make the final score 6-1.

Casey’s went to Wheatsheaf Weedon and won 5-2, but it was a superb game with 50 100-plus scores recorded.

Both doubles games went to Casey’s as L Arnold (100, 140, 100, 100, 140) and J wickham (140, 100) lost to D Jones (140, 140, 140, 100, 100) and G Birch (100, 100, 100, 100) and P Smith (140, 100, 100) and D Bangs (100) went down 2-1 to D Summerfield (100, 100, 120, 140) and N. Turland (140, 100).

Wheatsheaf hit back as P Smith (100, 100, 140) beat D Jones (100, 100, 100, 100, 100) 2-1, but T Babbings (121) was then beaten 2-0 by D Summerfield (140, 121, 125, 120).

It was soon 4-1 as J Wickam (100, 140) lost out 2-1 to Brocky (140, 100, 100).

Casey’s went 5-1 up as B Jones (100) lost 2-0 to R Jones (105, 100, 100, 126f) before L Arnold (100, 102, 100, 140) scored a late consolation with a 2 – 1 win over L Spence (100).

Slim Jims home encounter with Con Club A went down to wire, with Jims nicking it 4-3.

Con Club took the lead as T Miller (100) and S. Harris (100) went down 2-0 to R Hobrow and I Lester, only for the home side to hit back with A Mason (100, 120) and P Butler (100, 100) beating P Hemphill and A Green 2-0.

D Harris (100, 140, 100)then won 2-1 against S Adkins before for R Harris (81, 85s, 100, 81, 81, 85, 83, 90, 81, 81, 80) -despite playing playing an exquisite scoring game - to lose out 2-1 to P Hemphill (100, 100, 140s, 140).

Con Club then took the lead as P Butler (100, 100, 100) lost to D Burton (140, 100, 140) 2-0, but it was 3-3 after A Mason (125, 130, 100, 100, 100) defeating R Hobrow (113, 139, 174, 105) 2-1.

It was then left to Slim Jims’ S Hicken (140, 100, 100) to his nerve against I Lester (125) and claim the crucial 2-1 win to wrap up a 4-3 victory.

The Workers visited The Con Club B and coasted to a 7-0 win.

D Taylor (101, 84) and A Norcombe (107) lost 2-0 to to W Taylor and A Taylor, and M Mynard and R. Binder lost 2-0 to G Taylor (100) and J Taylor.

The Workers then won all five singles matches. S Binder lost 2-0 to J Taylor (140), M Mynard (125) lost 2-0 to D Keating (100, 100), D Taylor (100, 81) lost 2-0 to A Taylor (100, 100), B Andrews (103) ent down 2-0 to D. Haines (100, 100) and P Andrews lost 2-0 to W Taylor (100, 140).