DARTS: Magnificent seven for New Saracen’s Head

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RAMPANT Spalding and District Ladies’ League Division One leaders New Saracen’s Head made it seven wins on the bounce last week to surge five points clear.

The defending champions brought up their magnificent seven with a 13-5 triumph at Lincoln Arms, with Casey Horspool top scoring with a 140.

A week earlier, they dispatched Fenway A 12-6 in a game that saw both Dawn MacTavish and Maddie Oldfield throw 180 maximums.

Second-placed Blue Bell A lost ground following an entertaining 9-9 draw at Riverside.

The title hopefuls had led 8-7 going into the decisive doubles, but L Pack and D Langston secured a crucial 2-1 win to take a share of the spoils.

Elsewhere in the top tier, Elizabethan were on the wrong end of a fine Fenway display.

A strong finish from Tina Gent and the doubles team of Jenny Wiltshire and Trish Cunningham sealed a 13-5 home win.

Robin Hood A are taking Division Two by storm, meanwhile.

They also notched a seventh win on the bounce after completing a super comeback against second-placed Ship.

Trailing 7-5 with two ties left, Amy Morley lit the touch paper by beating Norma Lloyd 2-1, before Deb Andrew and Rachel Wortley won the finale 3-0 to clinch a 10-8 success.

• LAMB and Flag A are setting the early pace after three games of the new Pinchbeck and District League Division A season.

A hard-fought 13-8 success at Queen A kept their 100 per cent start intact and saw them move three clear at the top.

Three individual wins at the death from Jason Hammond, Ashley Allen and Daniel Vaughan were the catalyst for the result.

Lincoln Arms A are hot on their heels. They picked up a handsome 14-7 victory over Drayman’s Arms to stay unbeaten.

Karl Rolfe managed a 101 check out for the high-fliers, while both Alan Harris and Tim Halifax recorded 17-dart legs.

Ship A are leading the way in the second tier having defeated Dun Cow 14-7 on their own board.

Also in Division B, Dave Hill nailed a 180 as his Queen B side sunk Ship B 12-9.

Down in Division C, Lamb and Flag B are setting a fearsome pace. They lead by 12 points after a hat-trick of wins.

The latest was a 14-7 home return from their clash with Services, Mick Allen throwing 174.