Drake win close battle with Phoenix
ADMIRAL DRAKE B beat Phoenix North End B 5-4 in division A of the Portsmouth Men's Winter League.
James Brooker fired in a 17-dart leg for Drake.
He was on target along with Charlie Jackson, Danny Smith, Mike Symes and Barry Stevens.
Meanwhile, Jolly Taxpayer C’s Jim Mortimer fired a 180 in their match.
Allan O’Donovan hit a 126 game shot and Lee O’Donovan fired an 18-dart leg.
Pickwick B’s Dave Paul hit an 18-dart leg and a 110 game shot.
Liam Jafkins fired an 18-dart leg and a 106 game shot.
Newcome A’s Darren Barnes fired a 15-dart leg and a 116 game shot.
Shearer’s Wes Farminer notched up a 102 game shot and Stag duo Dean Sumner, with a 100 game shot, and Mark Smith, with a 108 game shot, also shone.
Lord Chichester B team’s Mike Feaver notched a 20-dart leg and John Madgwick hit a 19-dart leg.
Dean Jones threw 16 and 19-dart legs.
Shearer’s Bruce Baker hit an 18-dart leg and Wes Farminer fired a 102 game shot.
In division B, Druids Arms A beat Froddington Arms A 7-2.
Neil Hallett fired a 17-dart leg for Druids. Pete Smith, Brett Smith, Alan Smith, Darren Maplesden, Ray Marsh and John Rogers were also on target.
Graham Arms A beat Oyster House B 6-3 in division C.
Lee Smith and Jamie Davis put Graham 2-0 up.
Darren Trace reduced the deficit but Mark Mihell then made it 3-1 to Graham.
Oyster House struck twice to level at 3-3 through Mervin Keen and Malcolm Smith.
Allen Duffin, Alen Watson and Rob Knowles then finished the job for Graham.
Darren Robson, of Druids B, fired a 157 and Brian Ford, Rose, hit a 103 game shot.
Fawcett Inn beat Thatchers A 7-2 in division D.
Wins for Ronny Morley, Steve Goodeve, Tom Morley and Adam Dungworth ensured Fawcett Inn took command.
Chris Lawrence pulled one back for Thatchers.
Wayne Salmon, Josh Olden and John Dungworth then completed Fawcett’s win.
Nick Wild responded with a consolation for Thatchers.
Pembroke’s Martin Downs hit a 174, Toney Bell hit a 106 game shot for Clarence Gardens, Michael Bowbrick fired a 13-dart leg and Steve Fell notched a 15-dart leg.