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Sport extra: January 17

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: January 17, 2013

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WEST PENWITH WINTER LEAGUE:

Division One:

Leaders Trewellard ran out 9-3 winners against The Cornish Arms helped by C Williams hitting a 180 with a 21 leg, J Williams a 17 leg, L May throwing 11 tons, A Pass finishing on 104, C Ninnis hitting 18 and 21 legs plus 14 tons with a 130 finish; while D May also shot out on 130 with an 18 and two 21 legs along with 12 tons.

For The Cornish, C Hampton finished on 110 and 111 and also hit an 18 leg with 13 tons, D Mitchell threw a 180 with 12 tons and shared a 20 leg in the pairs with A Dunn, D Griffiths hit a 180, as did J Dower who also threw an 18 leg. Mousehole RBL A narrowly defeated The Croft A 7-5 with D Rowe hitting 20 and 18 legs with a fantastic 18 tons, N Cripps hit a 17 leg with 10 tons, and S Fletcher recording 17 and 19 legs.

For The Croft, V Gill hit a 21 leg with 15 legs, T Morgan recorded legs of 16 and 18 with a 115 out shot with 12 tons, A Rowe threw 10 tons while R Chilton finished on 122 and also hit an 18 leg.

The Croft B whitewashed bottom team The Longboat Steelers, 12-0 with R Astle hitting a 180 with a 21 leg, R Perry throwing 21 and 16 legs with 10 tons, and GWebster hitting a 17 leg with 13 tons.

For The Steelers, G Winterbottom hit a 180 and R Larter threw a 21 leg. The Longboat A moved up two places to fifth after beating The RAOB A 7-5 with A James hitting a 180 with a 18 leg, M Quinn also recorded a maximum as well as finishing on 116 in a 15 leg, as well as hitting a 17 leg in the pairs with R Wakefield, who defeated B Jones in the last game to win the match after hitting two 18 legs with a 112 out shot along with 10 tons while Jones recorded 11 tons as well as hitting a 17 leg.

Buff team mates S Rodda hit a 19 leg, and D Nudd threw two 20 legs.

The RAOB B also won 7-5 against Ludgvan SC B with B Allen hitting a 21 leg, M Nicholls a 100 finish, P Harvey hitting a 16 leg while his son A Harvey was in brilliant form hitting 21 and 18 legs with a 110 finish plus 10 tons in his 3-2 victory over A Marshall, who recorded 15 tons while I Sawkins threw a 20 leg for Ludgvan as well.

Division Two:

With The Wellington on a bye The Longboat Vikings moved 11 points clear at the top with an 8-4 win over The Radjel with D Bowden throwing eight tons and both P Angove and A Smitheram recorded nine tons each.

But it was P Brown who was in brilliant form after hitting a 180 with legs of 19,16 and 17 along with nine tons which inspired their victory.

But The Radjel didn't go down without a fight as M Whitaker had a fantastic 149 finish as well as hitting 21 and 17 legs with nine tons, while P Britton and S Williams both threw seven tons each.

Third placed The Royal Standard A, had to win the last two games to snatch a 6-6 draw against The Astro Kings helped by I Ellioitt hitting nine tons. Fifth placed St Ives RBL moved to within five points of The Radjel as they whitewashed bottom team The Alex 12-0.

Finally, The Royal Standard B defeated The Crown 7-5 with A Robinson hitting nine tons and P Nidds finishing on 100, while The Crown's D Gould hit a 180 and K Knight threw nine tons.

Division Three:

Leaders The Bath were 8-4 winners against bottom side Astro Legionaires with G Jenkin finishing on 103, Mr Rice hitting an 18 leg and M Hooley hitting six tons.

Mr N Murton recorded legs of 21 and 18 for The Legionnaires, K.Rushton hit six tons for second placed Trevelyan who picked up a big 10-2 win against The Mexico for whom M Neale finished on 110 to win her singles game 2-1 against E Verrier.

Elsewhere, third placed Ludgvan SC A slipped to a 8-4 defeat at home against The Old Success despite R Green hitting a 180 and JF Berriman hitting a 20 leg.

The London replaced The Standard Gwinear B in sixth place and closed the gap on Mousehole RBL B to just three points after beating them 7-5 with L Rosewall hitting seven tons.

Division Four:

Both Gulval CC and The Fishermans remain level on points at the top of the table after both teams won 8-4.

The Fisherman's Billy Tanner recorded the highest finish to date in this division after he shot out brilliantly on 142 and also hit eight tons in his team's win over The RAOB C.

The Gulval's 8-4 victory came against The Red Lion. Third placed The RAOB C ran out 9-3 winners over The Astro C with J Gambrill hitting a 19 leg.

Jess Shapland threw a 171 – three T19s in her 2-1 win which helped The Globe move off the bottom of the table as they defeated The Astro, Arrows 7-5.

Mixed Pairs Knockout:

The mixed pairs knockout also took place over the weekend and was won by Ali James of The Longboat A and Karen Woodbury Davy of Ludgvan SC C.

On their way to winning the title they enjoyed victories over Leon Rosewall (London Inn) and Jackie Bodiner (White Lion), John Mathews and Zoe Rowe (Ludgvan SC ), before a 2-1 semi final win over Pete Thomas and Danni Woodbury Davy, Pete and Danni were in brilliant form in their first and second round wins with Danni hitting a 180 in their first round win.

In the final they faced another Ludgvan pairing in husband and wife Carol and Robert Jackson which played the best of five legs.

It was great feat for Rob to be in the final with his wife, as he suffered heart attack just a few months ago but showed his battling qualities as they had reached the final with a bye in the first round, before beating The Croft A's Ricky Chilton and Sarah Smale, and then another husband and wife pairing of Ronnie and Sheila Hart from The Astro Arrows in the semi final.

With some fine playing of darts Ali and Karen took a 2-0 lead in the final only for Robert and Carol to strike back to 2-2.

In the final leg Ali and Karen's scoring power got them down to a finish before missing a couple of times at the double before Rob and Carol put the pressure on with some brilliant scores but Ali held his nerve to finish on five, one double, two to win the title.

The London's Wendy Dennis was also playing well on the night after she shot out on 110 playing with her brother Mike in their first round win.

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