Week Ten Highlights
Both playing out of their home venue, the Cascadia Bristle Bashers welcomed the B-Sharps to a fast-paced evening of darts. Taking the lead early, the home Bashers took the first ten of thirteen games. A big push by the away B-Sharps in the fifth set wasn’t enough to catch up to their opponents. Final score Cascadia Bristle Bashers 22 – B-Sharps 11.
Leading the wins for Bristle Bashers, Terry Strawson was unbeatable – doubling out one of his matches with a 127 out. Topping the scores, Steve Collins hit 133x2. Leading the wins for the B-Sharps, Arless McNeill, bested four of his five opponents, losing only to Terry Strawson. B-Sharps Andy Burton hit a 134 and 100 to top the scores for his team.
Playing at the Eagles Hall, the Toolshed Triples hosted the Parksville Legion Shooters to a brisk night of darts. Besting the Triples in every set, the Shooters dominated the home team. Leading the wins for the Shooters, Thom Ford, doubled-out first in all five of his matches. George Wallis won four of his five matches by hitting high scores of 138, 133, and 115. Rocky Paquette also won four of his five matches.
Leading the wins for the Toolshed Triples, the Tablers - Darren and Denise - both won two of their six matches, Denise taking out a 72. Team high score was a 136, shot by Keith Reimer, who also shot a 111 and a 105. Final score Parksville Legion Shooters 26 – Toolshed Triples 7.
Also playing at the Eagles Hall, the X-Men met the Eagle Eyes for 33 spirited games of darts. Taking the lead early, the Eagle Eyes kept up the pressure until the fifth set, when the home team X-Men lead the wins in the fifth and sixth set. Final score Eagles Hall Eagle Eyes 19 – Eagles Hall X-Men 14.
Leading the wins for the Eagle Eyes, Tedd Ducker bested all five of his opponents and topped the scores with a 140 and 125. Four of the X-Men tied for top wins, Pony Moore, Todd Burnham, Rob Sparrow, and Steve Stewart, each took three wins in their six matches. Glen Dilworth topped the scores with a 140.
Playing over at the Qualicum Beach Legion, the Bulls Hitters welcomed the Eagles Hall Straight Arrows for thirty-three games of darts. The Bulls Hitters dominated the Arrows in five of the seven sets. Leading the wins for the Bulls Hitters, Joe Fortune shut out all five of his opponents and shot scores of 120 and 113. Topping the scores, Hitters Ray Jones, hit a 126 and a 121. Ryan Fortune officially joined the team after sparing for the past five of seven weeks.
Top wins for the Straight Arrows, Mike Beno doubled out four of his five matches, losing only to Joe Fortune. Don McIlhargey shot a 134 to top the scores for the team. Final score Bulls Hitters 20 – Straight Arrows 13.
Also playing at the Qualicum Legion, the Short Sighted Crew hosted the San Group Wood Chuckers to a nail-bitingly close night of darts. Ping-ponging the lead back and forth, both teams gave their all and were tied at the final match, when Mike Foster took his only win of the night to bring his team to victory. Final score San Group Wood Chuckers 17 – Short Sighted Crew 16. Leading the wins for the Chuckers, Jim Thompson, lost only one of his five matches to Crew Captain Ron Stanley. Jim also had scores of 140x2, 121 and 100x4. Chucker Captain, Angie Kienas, also shot 140x2 in her match against Ron Stanley, along with scores of 123, 112 and 101.
Leading the wins for the Crew, Peter Bisiker took four wins in five matches. Supported by three wins each from teammates Carolynn Hawryluk, Ron Stanley, and Don Punter. Kudos to Carolynn for her three wins, this is her rookie year, and she has made huge progress since her first match back in September. Team high score went to Ernie Berrow, who shot a 140.