Queen's ladies win battle of top two in Wick league
THE top two in the ladies' division of Wick and District Darts League went head to head this week.
The challengers, Queen's Hotel (Freda Perry, Alison Tait, Maggie Sutherland and Kara Sutherland), got the better of reigning champions Seaforth (Mags Riley, Rona Young, Ann Wells and Trish Mackay) by 5-3.
Sinclair Bay saw off a gallant effort by the Seaview to win 6-2.
In the men's Division One, Seaview continued where they left off as they defeated Castletown. Yet again Geordie Bain was Castletown's saviour, beating Calum Shearer 3-2 following his heroics last week.
Bain hit a 14-darter in this win. Nevertheless it was another dominant display by Kevin Macgregor's John O'Groats side.
Raymond Gunn's Comm team whitewashed Smiddy "4" in Division Two.
Results – Ladies: Seaforth 3, Queen's 5; Sinclair Bay 6 Seaview 2.
Men's Division One: Park 2, Seaforth 6; Smiddy Inn 2, Harper's "B" 6; Castletown 1, Seaview 7; Queen's 2, Queen's "2" 6.
Division Two: Comm 8, Smiddy "4" 0; Harper's "C" 2, Sinclair Bay 6; Smiddy "2" 3, Smiddy "3" 5.
There were 10 maximums – John Bain (Park) with two, John Macphee (Seaforth), Ronny Plowman (Seaforth), Peter Sinclair (Harper's "C"), Leslie Platt (Harper's "C"), Rab Edwards (Queen's), Chris Scott (Sinclair Bay), Ali Simpson (Castletown) and Stewart Tait (Seaview), one each.
Leslie Platt had a 120 checkout and David Bain (Seaforth) had a 103 checkout.
Ladies' best scores: Irene Green (Seaview) 174; Alison Tait (Queen's) 140; Ann Begg (Sinclair Bay) 90 checkout, two darts; Kara Sutherland (Queen's) 58 checkout.