DARTS: Holbeach side finally get the season going

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Horse and Groom A hauled themselves off the foot of the top flight in Spalding anfd District Ladies’ League.

A second successive win for Samantha Sillett’s side saw them leapfrog fellow Holbeach side United Services Club A.

The latest victory came at Lincoln Arms. Julie Fines and Linda Middleton wins had Horse and Groom 4-2 ahead after the singles games.

Then Sillett and Glynnis Bannock really turned the screw with a straight-legs win over Mandy Czura and Julie Martin. Sillett also featured in the final doubles game to wrap up a 13-5 win.

In Division Two, Debbie O’Rourke had a nice 88 checkout for Drayman’s Arms, who saw off Bell A 12-6.

Pinchbeck and District League: Lincoln Arms A fought well to earn a draw against Riverside B in a match which produced 27 scores of 100 or more.

Lincoln’s Karl Rolfe had an 18-dart leg and 116 checkout followed by team-mate with Tim Halifax with a 100 checkout.

Riverside won the last game of a closely-fought match to make it 4-4, Graham Parker shining through as 2-0 winner against Mike Kearns.

Elsewhere, Dan Vaughan checked out on 103 as Lamb and Flag A triumphed 6-2 against Queen. Team-mate Mark Waters weighed in with two 180s.

Best checkout of the week went to Lincoln Arms C’s John Charloton who wrapped up a 2-0 defeat of Brennans’ Steve Mosedale with a 139 finish.

But that was one of only two games which Brennans lost.

Good individual scores in Division B came from Five Bells’ Nigel Dobney and Gill Smith (both 180), Ship A’s Andy Marriott (177 and Lamb and Flag B’s Dan Batchelor (115).

In Division C, Drayman’s Arms B won 6-2 at Services thanks partly to Keith Amess’s neat 115 checkout.

Aron Moyses Spalding Town League: Leaders Fenway A owe much of their success to their stinginess.

They have dropped just 6 games in eight matches.Keith Carter grabbed one of the games for Lincoln Arms A, beating Matt Manning.

Fenway’s Paul Edgley needed just 15 throws in the second leg of his 2-0 win over Mick Atkin. He went 100, 100, 140, 81 before finishing on 80.