Darts: Trio of sides protecting perfect starts to season
THREE sides continued their 100 per cent starts to the Aron Moyses Spalding Town League Division One season.
Anchor B, Royal Mail Cart B and Fenway A all have three wins out of three, with Anchor leading the way.
They smashed Lincoln Arms C 18-3 in a match that saw N Glover, T Halifax and J Decamps throw 180s.
Mail Cart^s latest success at Lincoln Arms B leaves them just three points off the early pace. S Stancer nailed a 180 in the 15-6 win.
Fenway are a further three points back after they also won 15-6, this time at Anchor A.
Andy Bingham threw an excellent 12-dart leg for Fenway, including a 180, 140 and a 120.
In Division Two, Birds A boast three wins out of three after a hard-fought home success over Hole in The Wall A.
There were a number of excellent check-outs in the game, with the best being a 156 from John Charlton.
Hole in The Wall^s Jason and Jack Chilvers also managed finishes of 146 and 131 respectively, while Jim Bennett signed off with a 118.
Royal Mail Cart A are second after a narrow 11-10 triumph over BSC.
The doubles duo of Mick Wakefield and J Green secured the win for Mail Cart in the final leg of the match.
Spalding and District Ladies^ League: Ye Olde Dun Cow kicked off the defence of their Division One crown with a comfortable 12-6 win over last season^s runners-up Fenway A.
Rising star Casey Horspool checked-out with 100 for the Cowbit side, in a win over Tina Gent.
Elizabethan also started with a win, Jane Walker throwing 121 in a 11-7 home success over Holbeach USC B.
Glyness Bannock nailed a 156 in vain for relegated Horse and Groom, as they slipped up in their Division Two opener.
New Saracen^s Head were their conquerors, pinching a 10-8 win with a 3-0 success in the final doubles contest.
Elsewhere, Sam Gregory managed a 140 as Bell B and Ship A shared the spoils on the opening day.
Pearl Marks made the best throw in Division Three, notching 123 as defending champions King^s Head started with a 9-9 draw with Tigers.
Meanwhile, Jane Ironmonger managed a 120 as newly formed Ship B started with a 12-6 home triumph over Robin Hood B.
Crowson VW Pinchbeck and District League: Pinchbeck SC B have seized the moment and now look like favourites for the title.
They won their scheduled fixture with Riverside 6-2, while also crushing struggling Queen B 8-0 in one of their games in hand.
The pair of wins left them a point clear of Queen A at the top before last Friday night^s fixtures.
Elsewhere, Gill Smith threw a 180 in Five Bells^ 6-2 home loss at the hands of Anchor.
Sid White was another to throw a maximum in vain, as his Duke of York side were beaten 5-3 at Vine.
Story By: Spalding Today