At the oche for Lewis and Harris darts

The second week of the season had, on Wednesday 10th September, the Sparrows against Golf Club B. Finlay MacIver (180, 100) was first to the oche for the Sparrows. Finlay’s first three darts hit 180 against Allan (121) and he went on to win 3 – 0. Mairianne MacIver (121) was the next player for the Sparrows. She faced young Ciaran Peck (140), and went 2 -0 down as 10-year-old Ciaran took the first two legs with some great darts., Mairianne recovered and won legs 3, and 5, despite Ciaran throwing 140 in the final leg. Watch out for this young cove! Amanda Campbell (3 x 100) was next up for the Swallows to play Phil “The Powercut” Frieslier (125). Powercut won the 1st leg but Amanda went on to win 3 – 1. Alex “Momby” Morrison (180, 121, 2 x 100) then stepped up for the Sparrows against Sander Peck (100). Momby won in three legs and scored the evening’s second 180 in leg 3. The final singles game had Scott MacLeod (137, 121, 119, 2 x 100) play the B Team’s James MacAskill.(100).James pulled one back for the Golf Club after winning 3 – 2. The triples game had, for the Sparrows, Momby, Mairianne and Finlay (100) against James, The Powercut and Allan. Alex’s D3 finish put the match score to 5 – 1 to the Sparrows. The 1st doubles game had Momby (135, 3 x 100) and Scott (100) beat James and Sander before Finlay (3 x 100) and Amanda beat The Powercut and Ciaran for a final match score of 7 – 1 to the Sparrows.

Friday 12th September saw Sea Angling A play host to Rangers Supporters Club A. Murdo Alex MacLeod (140, 4 x 100) opened for the Danglers and took first blood, beating Ewen MacLean 3 – 0. Alex Keiller (137, 135, 3 x 100) then played the RSC’s Stephen O’Donnell (125, 3 x 100) and won 3 – 1. Willie Reid (177, 136, 121, 120, 101) was next up for the Danglers to play Bananas O’Donnell (2 x 140, 3 x 100) and increased the Danglers lead by winning 3 – 0. Rory Ferguson (140, 6 x 100) was next up against the RSC’s Ivor MacLeod (133) and ,despite Ivor winning the 1st leg, went on to win 3 – 1, greatly assisted by his ability to score at least 1 100+ score in every leg. Derrick “Tesco Sam” MacAskill (2 x 140, 2 x 100) was the final singles player for the Danglers. He played Nini MacLeod and, in the only 5 leg game of the evening, went on to win 3 – 2. Sam went 2 legs up before Nini equalised forcing this game to go the distance. The triples game saw Alex K. (140, 2 x 100), Rory (135) and Willie play, and win, against Bananas, Stephen and Ivor, with Willie scoring the D20 needed to checkout. The doubles started with Alex K. and Rory (100) beating Ivor and Nini before Willie (117) and Sam (100) beat Bananas and Stephen to complete the 8 – 0 whitewash.

Friday also saw two of the new teams compete as the Carlton visited the Star. Jimmy Drummond (123, 2 x 100) was first up for the Star as he played Neil Clayden and took the first game for the Star winning 3 – 0. Sean “Bayble” MacLeod was the Star’s next player and played Neil “The Legend” MacDonald. Sean won 3 – 0 to increase the Star’s lead. Ryan MacLean then faced the Carlton’s Donald “Heareach” MacDonald. Donald (104) won leg 1 before Ryan (2 x 140, 130, 121, 100) won the next 3. Ryan won leg 3 with a 130 checkout, hitting T20, T20 and D5 after 4 consecutive scores of 81. With the match score at 3 – 0, Mark MacDonald (120, 113, 2 x 100) from the Star faced myself and beat me 3 – 0. Leg 2 saw Mark finish with a shanghai checkout on 20s. Don MacLeod (100) was the Star’s final singles player and he was up against David “Davie Tesco” Ross (2 x 100). David won the first leg but Don took the next 3 for a 3 - 1 victory. The triples game saw Ryan (100), Mark (100) and Sean (123) play me, Neil C. and captain\substitute Ruaraidh Smith. The Star team were once again victorious and put the match score to 6 – 0. The first doubles game had, for the Star, Jimmy and Mark (100) against Neil M. and me. Mark’s D4 finish saw the match score go to 7 – 0. The final game had Sean (100) and Don (100) play Ruaraidh and Neil C. (100). The evening’s second whitewash was achieved by Don’s D8 finish.

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Upcoming Fixtures:

Friday 19 September

The Donnie Bookie Cup

All 9 teams in the Golf Club for a 7pm start