Ravens brush aside Port 10-1
Ravens?Darts Academy beat the Port Inc. 10-1 during the sixth series of the Barbados Darts Association’s League season.
The Ravens started very seriously with Anthony Forde and Roosevelt Drakes picking apart the Port’s pair of Hubert Williams and David Mapp at 20 and 14 darts. The short game of the season so far came from Forde with 15 darts when he left Mapp drifting 3-0 with the other two legs in 23 and 18 darts.
Another high finish came from Donnie Inniss of Ravens with a 108 checkout over Hubert Williams in a 3-1 winning display to give the Ravens a comfortable first place lead with 54 game points. The lone winner of the Port came from Loane Boyce, who beat Wayne Robinson 3-1.
A & T Enforcers, who are second on 42 points, thrashed Digicel A 8-3 in their encounter at A & T Hideaway. The Enforcers’ deputy Clyde Murrell won against Colbert Riley 3-0 and Adrian Smith trounced Cameron Vicary of Digicel A, who kept missing his doubles, 3-0. Enforcers’ Eloise Martin edged Thelma Alleyne 3-2 with a short game of 16 darts while Jennifer Clarke-Murrell defeated Margarita Browne 3-1. Enforcers’ sheriff Victor Gibbs could not find the keys for the cuff as Mark “Hammer” Cummins got the better of him, 3-1.
Over at the BCBRA Headquarters, joint third-placed team Reddy Kilowatt Sparks A, with 38 points, had a seasaw battle with Digicel Signals B before triumphing in the final game decider 6-5.
In the first block, Sparks A led 3-1 but Signals B closed the gap with wins from Cheryl Walrond, who partnered with Veronica Johnson to beat Katrina Forde and Jennifer Smith in the women’s doubles 2-1; Michael Branford beat Dale Glasgow 3-1 and Nigel Hewitt brushed aside Kelly Phillips 3-1. In the penultimate game, Signals B lost the triples 2-0.
At the Garrison, Reddy Kilowatt Sparks B had their service disconnected by the LIME Flighters 7-4. In the first block, LIME were up 3-1 as Andrea Warner-Smith prevailed over Evette Green 3-1. Collin Price also won from Whitfield Green 3-1 in the men’s singles while David Best of Sparks B short-circuited Winston Cadogan 3-2. But Omar Hunte and Simon Small of Sparks B could not answer the call from LIME’s Sylvan Jones and Wendell Alleyne and were terminated 3-2.
In another match, BUT Cavaliers lost to Vitamalt Graduates A 7-4. Kathyann Sealy of Cavaliers beat Felicia Walrond in the women’s singles while teammates Terry Cadogan and Ezra Marshall beat Shawn Burke and Patrick Scott 3-2 and 3-0, respectively.
However, Graduates’ stars Roger Edwards made light work of Carmel Kirton in 24, 23, 23 legs 3-0 and Sheldon Jordan tamed Edwin “D Bull” Worrell 3-0.
At the National Stadium, the newly formed team, VitaMalt Graduates B, led by experienced player Gregory Catlyn, went under again to joint third-placed team Norlink Eden Flighters, 6-5. (EZS/PR)