Darts: Marcia’s Hunter and Smith thwart whitewash bid

Darts: Marcia’s Hunter and Smith thwart whitewash bid

Darts: Marcia’s Hunter and Smith thwart whitewash bid

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MARCIA 'B’s Joan Hunter and Sue Smith combined to deny City Supporters a full house in their York John Smith’s Ladies Darts League division one fixture.

City had top-scoring from Bev Harton and Sue Turpin, with two tons apiece, while Gina Whittaker and Natalie Farmeary, with 125s, also shone.

Burnholme held onto second place after defeating close rivals Tramways 6-3, despite top scoring from Jo Hodges and Carole Layne.

Burnholme had Carole Salkeld and Sarah Jackson heading the wins list.

Clair Cooper, pictured, of Marcia 'A', hit the tons, but the all-important finish eluded her as visitors Castle Howard Ox 'B' took home a 6-3 result, Denise Fowler top scoring.

Alison Buckley, Sonya Love, Margaret Forth and Sandra Flintoft enabled Green Tree to enter the pairs with a 4-2 advantage at division two rivals Edinburgh, who have had a lean time since the turn around.

Wins for Amanda Bevan and Emma Frankland then Jan Netherwood and Claire Jamieson set up a decider and they watched as Julie Stable and Pat Jamieson snatched victory.

Acomb raced into a 3-0 advantage against Jubilee 'A', Kate Rankeillor, Sammie Endersby and Rose Gray starring.

Jubilee's reply came via Brenda Dawe, Julie Oliver and Vickie Capes.

Laura Gatenby and Lisa Benton edged the home team in front, before Jub captain Heather Bulmer and Charlotte Smith levelled. Dawe and Oliver combined to secure match points.

Severus 'A's top spot aspirations took a dip as Jackie Clemit sealed victory in the first pairs for Bootham Cons Club.

Division three leaders Castle Howard Ox 'A' bounced back from last week’s defeat in spirited fashion.

Alison Walker, Caz Johnson, Abbie Scott and Wendy Sullivan won their singles, then the team polished off all the pairs after Sharon Nelson and Kath Powell had won their matches for Saddle.

Leeman held a 4-2 advantage over visitors Jubilee 'B', whose Emma Barker and Rosie Hattee narrowed the gap before Debbie Witts and Denise Pittock sealed victory for the home team.

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