DARTS: Clarke’s 174 is best in super week of scoring

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DIVISION THREE thrower Georgina Clarke had the best of a terrific bunch of scores in Spalding ad District Ladies’ League.

Her 174 for Drayman’s Arms was the top score – but wasn’t enough to steer her to a victory. Robin Hood’s Jenny Railton threw a 125 in a 2-1 win in the first game of the night.

However, straight legs wins for Karen Gray and Patsy Peppercorn helped Drayman’s to a 12-6 success.

Elsewhere, as the good scores flooded in there was 135 for Julie Crawshawe (Fenway B), 131 by Betty Booth (Elizabethan Centre) and 125 for Pearl Marks (Lincoln Arms).

Holbeach and District League: Charlie Bond nailed a 180 as Tigers A eased into the next round of the Florida Cup at Royal British Legion’s expense.

New Saracen’s Head C are also in the hat after seeing off Horse & Groom B, who were one player short. Pete Richardson had an 18-dart leg but was one of only two losers for NSH C.

In the Skelton Cup for Division Two, Royal British Legion A’s Ben Warner was on the 180s trail. They won comfortably at Horse and Groom A.

And in the Charlie Portass Shield, Peter Griggs checked out on 113 as Bull’s Neck B edged by Crown and Mitre 12-8.

Tigers C’s Steven Brothwell ensured their passage with a straight legs win over Chris Leivers in the seventh game at Golden Lion.

Aron Moyses Spalding Town League: The top flight match between Drayman’s Arms C and Fenway A produced more than 50 scores of 100 or more.

Quickest out was Fenway’s Nick Moyses with just 17 arrows, but the points went to Drayman’s Arms thanks to a final-game win for Neil Glover and Martin Wells.

Hole In The Wall B were beaten 4-3 at Lincoln Arms A, but had the top scorer in Carl Kirk (174).

In Division Two, Jim Green checked out on 118 for Royal Mail Cart, winners at Drayman’s Arms B, and Gav Barnett had a superb 15-dart leg in Birds B’s home defeat to Fenway B.

Crowson VW Pinchbeck League: Rick Harker (Lincoln Arms B), Simon Hill (Lamb and Flag A) and Graham Parker (Riverside B) all threw 180s in the top flight.

Colin Beckett did the same for Division Two side Ye Olde Dun Cow as they beat Fishermans’s Arms A 5-3.

And in the bottom division, Ceri Mark went out on 100 but his Services side were beaten at Draman’s Arms A.

Spalding and District League: Granary made a great start to the season. Trailing 4-2 at New Saracen’s Head C, Richard Pearson, John Hall and Mark Waters pulled out wins to make it 5-4.

Hall, Jamie Hay (Wildfowler) and Lee Horwood (Elizabethan) hit 180s.