First things first, HUGE congratulations to District 69’s Noella Ross and Anita Hopps, for winning third place in the Legion 49 Memorial Shoot this weekend. Well done ladies!
Convening at the Qualicum Beach Legion, the Bulls Hitters welcomed the Toolshed Triples to 33 games of darts. Taking the lead early, the home team kept up the doubles until the final match. Leading the wins for the Bulls Hitters, Captain Peter Spinks and teammate, Alan Farmer, were both unbeatable in all five of their matches. Alan hit a 140 to top the scores, and Bernie Brockway checked out a 92. Triple Darren Tabler led the wins for his team, getting four wins in five matches. Keith Reimer pinned a 120 to get team high score for the night. Final score Legion Bulls Hitters 20 – Toolshed Triples 13.
The Parksville Legion Shooters hosted the Qualicum Beach Legion Short Sighted Crew to a fun-filled night of darts. Top of the league is where the Shooters will stay after winning 21 to 12 over their opponents. Starting out slow, the Shooters, pulled up their socks in the last two sets and took nine wins in ten games. Leading the wins for the Shooters, Rocky Paquette, was unbeatable in his five singles games. High scorer, George Wallis, hit two 140’s and Larry MacDonald was most prolific scorer, with 100x4, 109 and 120. Leading the wins for the away team, Short Sighted Crew Captain, Ron Stanley, doubled out four of his six matches. Crew member, Peter Bisiker, hit two 140’s and brought three wins to the final total.
It was a well-fought battle between the Eagles Hall Eagle Eyes and the Parksville Legion B-Sharps at the Eagles Hall. Dropping the ball the first two sets, the away team got a good solid lead over the Eagle Eyes. Rallying, the home team gave a solid effort for the last three sets of singles. Too little too late, the final score was Eagles Hall Eagle Eyes 16 – Parksville Legion B-Sharps 17. Four B-Sharps took three wins in their five matches – Arless McNeill, Neil Selinger, Colleen McNeill, and Stan Foster. Team high score – 124 – was shot by Arless. Leading the wins for the Eagle Eyes, Mike McNulty was victorious in all four of his matches, and Richard Rempel brought three wins in five matches. The top score of 140 was hit by three players, Sue Barry, Richard Rempel and Captain Harry Vanheerwaarden.
Meeting at the Parksville Legion, the Cascadia Bristle Bashers hosted the Eagles Hall Straight Arrows to a near whitewash of darts. The Straight Arrows were no match for the Bristle Bashers, who defeated the Arrows 25 to 8. Unbeatable in all five of their singles games, Bashers Terry Strawson and Steve Collins led the scores, supported by Darrell Jobb and Warren Potter, who each brought four wins in five matches. High score – 133 – was shot early in the night by Steve Collins and Warren Potter took out a doubles match with a 106. Leading the wins for the aways, Captain Sonja Twamley, won three of her five singles games and Ron Keast topped the scores with a 127.
Filling up the rest of the boards at the Eagles Hall, the Eagles Hall X-Men hosted the San Group Wood Chuckers to seven sets of darts. Successful in every set, the fifth set was a shut-out by the Chuckers, giving them double the wins over the home team. Unbeatable in five singles matches, Chucker Anita Hopps and Kelly Kovacs, led the wins for the away team. With 140 as the top score, Angie Keinas and Kelly Kovacs, shared the top spot for the night. Leading the X-Men wins, Glen Dilworth, took three points from their challengers, and Rob Sparrow shot the team high score of 140. Final score San Group Wood Chuckers 22 – Eagles Hall X-Men 11.