Mountain of maximums

Joseph Bulmer

DJT Barnstaple Darts League players have chalked up 140 maximum 180s so far this season.

The latest batch came from Russell Jenkins (2), Chris Chapple, Tom Gilmore, Paul Hancock, Dave Isaac, Ryan Isaac, Richard Kelso, Neil Sunderland, Andy Tamlyn, Chris Thorne and Kevin Winter.

But the top shot of the week was the 170 finish by Chris Chapple of Royal rebels.

Royal Rebels are Division 2 champions with three games to go and Ding Dong Bells have clinched Division 3.

Div 1: Jack Russell Terriers 5, Plonkers 1 (17-5, 0-3); Monkey Nuts 4, Taxi for One 2 (12-12, 3-0); ReUnited 2, In Yer Finnie 4 (8-15, 0-3); Shanghi 5, Likely Lads 1 (16-3, 3-0); Wreyzablades 1, Sports Club Arrows 5 (8-17, 0-3).

Div 2: Bottle Tops 7, Men In Black 11 (2-1); Kenny’s Heroes 4, Royal Rebels 14 (1-2); Pirates 18, Rolle Quay Warriors 0 (3-0); Rising Tons 7, T Boys 11 (2-1); Rogues and Rejects 9, Barn Rejects 9 (3-0).

Div 3: Ding Dong Bells 12, Budgies Boys 6 (3-0); Double Top 3, We Play Darts 15 (-); Marshals 11, R C Massive 7 (1-2); Muddi Arrows 12, Alcotrolics 6 (3-0); Stagsmen 9, Ebb Men 9 (0-3).

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BEER Hammers are the toast of Bideford Winter Darts League after taking both the Division 1 singles and pairs titles.

Wandering Anglers are double winners in Division 2 and Wired Again have taken both the Division 3 titles.

A Aspinall and M Johns share the honours of the most 180s with 11 apiece and Aspinall recorded the quickest leg with an 11-darter. Top checkout was 160 by A Jackson.

Honours list: Div 1 – Singles, Beer Hammers; R/Up Cornish Rejects. Pairs, Beer Hammers; R/Up Cornish Rejects. Div 2 - Singles, Wandering Anglers; R/Up Almost In. Pairs, Wandering Anglers; R/Up Almost In. Div 3 – Singles, Wired Again; R/Up Con Club. Pairs, Wired Again; R/Up Mix & Match.

Final week’s results.

Div 2: Alamos 1 Ricochet 5 (1-2); White Hart Arrows 3 Missed Again 3 (1-2); Royal Arrows 0 Wandering Anglers 6 (0-3); Von Ryans Express 4 Almost In 2 (1-2); Can’t Get Em In 4 DJ’s A 2 (1-2).

Div 3: Owlets 2 Mix & Match 4 (1-2); Migraters 0 Wired Again 6 (0-3); Double Ones 5 Johnny’s Chuckers 1 (1-2); Con Club 5 Anglers Heaven 1 (3-0).

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STEVE Slade of Filo Fossils hit the fastest 50l leg in the Devonshire Pine Darts League this week with a 15-darter and also recorded the top finish with 152.

Nigel Gullon of Gremlins hit two 180s.

Div 1: Bad Boyz 5, FILO Fossils 4; Gremlins 7, Silence of the Lambs 2; Read Em & Weep 2, FILO Pirates 7.

Div 2:Anchor Arrows 5, Big Mistakes 4; Young Swans 5, Royals 4.

Div 3: FILO 501s 6, FILO Jokers 3; Shaver’s Chosen Few 4, Red Arrows 5; Wild Rovers 7, Tons 4 Fun 2.

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TOP finishes in Bideford Ladies Darts League this week were 112 by S Cawsey, 110 (t20, bull) by C.England and 104 by E.Thorne. D Williams hit four doubles.

Div 1: Black Jacks 2 Robins Tipplers 1 (0-2); Trouble Shooters 1 Wangemin Six 2 (0-2); Water Babies 2 Birds of a Heather 1 (2-0); Trouble Shooters 1 Breakaways 2 (1-1); Black Jacks 2 Joiners Jems 1 (1-1).

Div 2: Liberal 69ers 2 Cheetahs 1 (0-2); Dambusters 1 Crazy Gang 2 (0-2); Ally Cats 2 Anchorettes 1 (2-0); Banana Splits 1 Liberal 69ers 2 (1- 1); Optimists 2 Cheetahs 1 (2-0).

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TORRINGTON Darts League leaders Torrington Arms B were held to a draw in the singles local derby with their A team, but won the pairs 3-0. They now lead the singles by eight points and the pairs by 13.

Division 2 pacesetters Football Club A and Noodle Arms both had big wins. Football club lead the singles by four points and Noodles Arms are three clear in the pairs.

Div 1: Torrington A 3, Torrington Arms B 3 (0-3); Football Club B 3, reds and Blues 3 (0-3); Cavalier Uncle Les 3,TV Cables 3 (2-1).

Div 2: Noodle Arms 1, Torrington Arms C 5 (2-1); Royal Exchange A 1, Football Club A 5 (1-2); Conservative Club B 3, Green Dragon 3 (1-2).

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ADAM Sibbald hit the highest checkout of the season so far in Ilfracombe Darts League with an impressive 156 to help Sinners to a 4-3 win over Titty Twisters. Danny Donovan hit 180.

Results: Marlboro A 3, Saints 4; Victory V’s 2, Donkey Punchers 5; Welly 3, Waverley Rejects 4; Usual Suspects 7, Hele Bay 0; Sinners 4,Titty Twisters 3.

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RUSSELL Jenkins hit a 143 finish and Ian Roberts 134 in Braunton Darts League this week.

The American Cricket Cup is being played at the Ebrington Arms this Friday night.

Results: Gunners 12, Double Trouble 6 (2-1, 2-0); Sticky Stumps 11, Earls 7 (3-0, 1-1); Trawlermen 13, Lords of the Manor 5 (2-1, 2-0); Whalers 14, The Jube 4 (2-1, 2-0).

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