Week Seven Dart Action
Meeting at the Parksville Legion, the B-Sharps welcomed the Toolshed Triples to a fun night of darts. Taking the lead from the get-go, the home team kept up the pressure all through the match, final score B-Sharps 21 – Toolshed Triples 12. Leading the wins for the B-Sharps was a three-way tie between Arless McNeill, Andy Burton and Stan Foster, with four wins each. Team high score of 135 was shot by Arless McNeill. Sue Foster impressed with two top scores of 132. Leading the wins for the away team, Triples Denise Tabler and Tom Rodgers each won three wins in six matches. Team high score, 100 and 101, went to Jim Hood.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Over at the Qualicum Beach Legion, the Short Sighted Crew met with the Cascadia Bristle Bashers for a fast-paced evening of darts. Jumping on the lead in the first singles set, the away team kept besting the Crew set for set. Basher Steve Collins was unbeatable in all five of his matches and Terry Strawson hit the high score of 140. Leading the wins for the Crew, Ernie Berrow and Steven Eckhart doubled out three of their five matches. Top scorer for the team was Don Punter with a 121 and a 140. Final score, Cascadia Bristle Bashers 21 – Short Sighted Crew 12.
The Eagles Hall was busy Tuesday night with four teams taking to the oche. Eagles Hall Eagle Eyes met with the Eagles Hall Straight Arrows for 33 games of darts. Taking all three doubles matches helped the home team come out Victorious, as both teams volleyed back and forth for the lead. Leading the wins for the Eagle Eyes, Tedd Ducker, doubled out four of his five matches. Top score of 121 was shot by both Sue Barry and Mike McNulty. Leading the wins for Straight Arrows, John Curtis, was unbeatable in all five matches. Mind you, one win was a Madhouse Marathon with Eagle Eye Harry Van Heerwaarden, which ended in a ‘highest score wins’ shootout – but a win’s a win right John? Team high score went to Ron Keast with a whopping 146! Final score Eagles Hall Eagle Eyes 18 – Eagles Hall Straight Arrows 15.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Playing at home, the Parksville Legion Shooters welcomed the San Group Wood Chuckers for an entertaining night of darts. The Shooters took all but two of the seven sets away from the Wood Chuckers. Leading the wins for the Shooters, Rocky Paquette, reaffirmed his love of the game by winning four of his five matches. Loads of 100’s were shot by most of the team, but the top score of 140 was shot by Thom Ford in the first game of the night. Captain Lorraine Hopps took out one of her 3 wins with a 112 out. Leading the wins for the Chuckers, Jim Thompson was almost undefeated, except for his match with Rocky, taking five wins in six games. Jim shot his second 180 of the season, congratulations Jim! Along with scores of 100x4, 118, 121, Jim shot a 140. Captain Angie Kienas also shot a 140 in her first singles match of the night.
Gathering at the Eagles Hall, the X-Men welcomed the Qualicum Beach Legion Bulls Hitters to a rowdy night of darts. Lots of laughs and doubles were parried back and forth between the two teams. A push by the Bulls Hitters in the fifth and sixth set propelled them to a win of 20 to 13. Leading the wins for the Hitters, was a three-way tie of four wins in five games between Alan Farmer, Bernie Brockway and spare Ryan Fortune. Alan finished his match against X-Men, Glen Dilworth, with a noteworthy 82 out. Top score of 140 was achieved by three of the Hitters, Alan Farmer, Ray Jones and Ryan Fortune. Top wins for the home team, three in five, was achieved by Fraser Vincent and Rob Sparrow. Team high score was Captain Todd Burnham with two scores of 125.