• Jolene Swanson

Week Two Highlights















Heading into the second week of the season, the teams continue to morph as new players joined the league. Welcome to Dave Oliver, Brett Foster, Neil Selinger and Andy Burton. Play well and have fun!

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Continuing to flex their dart prowess, the Legion Shooters headed over to the Eagles Hall to play 33 games of darts. Taking the lead from the first set, the Shooters barely let the home team get a point in each set – final score 27 to 6. Many scores over 100 were recorded for the Shooters, with Larry MacDonald and Lorraine Hopps taking the team high score of 140. Leading the wins for the Straight Arrows, Mike Beno, managed to take three wins from the Shooters, as well as team top score of 117.

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Over at the Parksville Legion, the Eagles Hall Eagle Eyes took a bit of a beating from the Cascadia Bristle Bashers. Taking the lead early, the Bristle Bashers had only one loss for the first four sets, before the Eagle Eyes rallied and took a couple wins in the final three sets. Too little, too late, the Bristle Bashers won the match 23 to 10. Leading the wins for the Bashers, Warren Potter took all five of his matches with a good-natured smile. Topping the scores for the Bashers, Steve Collins hit scores of 100, 121 and 140. Leading the wins for the Eagle Eyes, veteran-player Mike McNulty, pulled three wins from the home team. High score of 140 was shot by spare Rodney Arnold, who won two games as well.

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Playing at their home venue, the Qualicum Beach Legion Short Sighted Crew hosted the X-Men to a closely matched night of darts. Ping-ponging wins from set to set, the teams were tied, but since the home team had won all three doubles matches, which contributed to their 18 to 15 win over the X-Men. Leading the wins for the Crew, Peter Bisiker took five of his six matches, as well as hitting the team’s high score of 135. Leading the team in wins, X-Men Glenn Dilworth and Pony Moore, each had four wins in their five turns at the oche. Pony shot the team high score of 140, and newly appointed team captain, Todd Burnham, was hot on his heels with a 136.

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Also playing at the Qualicum Beach Legion, the Bulls Hitters welcomed the Parksville Legion B-Sharps to come to their former venue for a fun night of darts. Getting ahead of their opponents from the first set of doubles matches, the Bulls Hitters kept up the pressure to the end of the night, taking 20 wins in 33 matches. Leading the wins for the Bulls Hitters, Bernie Brockway took five of his six matches to success. Alan Farmer hit high scores of 100, 101, 103 and a 140 to be the top scorer for the team. Leading the wins for the B-Sharps, Arless McNeill doubled out three of his four matches, with Stan Foster topping the high scores for the team by hitting a 134.

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Meeting at the Eagles Hall, the Toolshed Triples met with the San Group Wood Chuckers for 33 games of darts. The away team took the lead in the singles and came out victorious at the end of the match – final score 19 to 14 for the Chuckers. New teammates, Jim Thompson and Kelly Kovacs, headed the wins for the Chuckers, both proving unbeatable in their five matches. Jim also had team high scores of 100 x2 and a 134. New Triple, Keith, and Captain Lesley Rodgers each won three of their five matches and dainty Denise Tabler hit a 140 to top the scores for the team.

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