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Darts: Championship flourish for Edinburgh Arms
10:38am Tuesday 1st October 2013 in Sport
EDINBURGH Arms secured the division two title in the York John Smith’s Ladies Darts League with an 8-3 victory over Woolpack.
The new champions were tied at 3-3 after the singles but put together a good run in the pairs.
Wins for Claire Jamieson and Amanda Bevan then Jan Netherwood and Pat Jamieson sealed the win before captain Chris Lamb and Donna Lynes added to the tally.
Severus ‘B’ were also locked at 3-3 in their clash with visitors Jubilee, but they came good in the pairs as a clean sweep ensured an 8-3 win and second place in the table.
Anne Meek, Michelle Kelly and Dot Sellars scored for the club side in the singles, with Julie Oliver, Brenda Dawe and Laura Heward starring for Jubilee.
Green Tree’s Sonya Love gamed in 25 arrows as her side defeated visitors Marcia Grey 7-4.
As the match went to the wire, Love joined captain Alison Buckley to secure the crucial point.
Sun captain Chris Turgoose teamed up with Dorothy Barker to clinch a 7-4 victory against visitors Burton WMC.
Turpin were two players light but put up a brave fight before going down 9-2 at Leeman.
Sue Atkin was involved in both of Turpin’s points, but Charlotte Witts won the match for Leeman.
Castle Howard Ox won the last two pairs legs to see off visitors Shoulder 8-3. The result was sealed with wins for Jenny Williams and Wendy Sullivan, then Williams and Linda Staveley.
Five Lions celebrated their runners-up finish in division one with a crushing 10-1 victory at Marcia.
Muriel Britton and Anne Bass were triple-ton scorers for Lions, while Jill Reed and Michelle Britton chipped in with two apiece.
Shelagh Kenny fired a maximum 180 in her singles as Cueball ‘A’ won 8-3 at Bootham Cons Club.
Burnholme were denied a full house by Acomb’s Hayley Benton. Acomb lost 10-1 despite top-scoring from Rose Gray.
Tramways were 7-4 winners at home to Severus ‘A’ having been tied at 3-3 after the singles. Ruth Norman and Judy Hall snatched it.
Magnet were run close by Slipper before winning 7-4. Denise Fowler and Maggie Tottie won the decisive leg.
The league’s semi-finals night will be held at Tramways tonight, 8pm. Tickets are still available for finals night at Tramways on October 8.
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