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Portland A move top of Inverness Winter Darts League

By Will Clark

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Defending champions Portland A moved one point clear at the top of the A League in the Innes Bar Inverness Winter Darts League.

Games take place on Thursday night.
Games take place on Thursday night.

They defeated Tarradale 7–5 in their away fixture at Muir of Ord with both Craig Quinn and James Fraser notching a brace of maximums each.

Second placed Innes Bar C were held to a 6-6 draw by Still Game who in turn move up to fifth place.

Seaforth Club took maximum points against Spikeys who are still having difficulties fielding a full team.

In the top of the table clash in the B League it was Castle Street Elite who took the bragging rights as they had a 9–3 victory over their closest rivals, Smithton Hotel.

Castle Street are now two points clear at the top.

Innes Power remain unbeaten and have played one less fixture than Castle Street after their 8–4 win against the Canteen in Nairn.

Innes Bar remain fourth in the table after an 8-4 victory over bottom of the table Thistle B.

Its still very close in the C League despite 147 Buddies being idle last week. Raigmore took full advantage of their rival’s rest week and the 10–2 scoreline against So Bar Pirates enabled them to draw level on six points each with the 147 players.

Arrowsmiths and Innes X fought out a tough 6-6 draw which meant Arrowsmiths remaining third just two points ahead of Innes X in fourth place.

Keppoch Belles bagged their first points of the season with a 7-5 victory over Chieftain Storm.

Maximums this week came from Craig Quinn (2) (Portland A), James Fraser (2) (Portland A), Steven Macintyre (Battlefield Bullies), Marc Henderson (East End Arrows), Steve Munro (East End Arrows), Nigel MacEwen (East End Arrows), Steven Davidson (Still Game), Robbie Campbell (Castle Street Elite).

The top checkout this week was a 148 from Steven Macintyre from Battlefield Bullies, followed by 145 Jim Newlands (Still Game), 120 Richard Blades (Innes X), 119 Gavin Flint (Smithton Hotel), 118 George Main (Innes Bar C), 116 Robbie Campbell (Castle Street Elite), 107 Kevin Maclean (Portland A),106 Shaun Morrison (Raigmore) Alan Imlack (East End Arrows), Craig Quinn (Portland A) and James Fraser (Portland A) all notched 14 dart legs with Steven Macintyre (Battlefield Bullies) and Marc Henderson (East End Arrows) going out in 15 darts.

The John Price Threesomes take place at SoBar, Castle Street on Thursday night.

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