Darts: Owens and Whitehorse gallop to Bognor League honours

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The top performance of the week in the Bognor Friday Night League came from Whitehorse Z player Dave Owens with winning legs of 14 and 22 darts, giving him a 27.83 average.

Other top performances: Cliff Prior (17 & 23), Rob Collins (18 & 18), Harry Annals (18 & 24), Ashley Clements (18 & 25), Connor Durham (20 & 23), Nick Spicer (20 & 23), Ray Wellfare (21), Colin Mace (21 & 25), Chris Gatford (22 & 24), George Claridge (22), Bob Twaites (24), Graham Crawley (25), Adi Linfield (16 & 25), Mark Hatton (21 & 23), Alex Norgett (24 & 29).

Highest out shots: Vince Goddings (112), Ray Wellfare (103), Mark Hatton (150). 180s: Dave Owens (2), Hayley Gatford, Adi Linfield.

In division one, the top-of-the-table clash saw Whitehorse Z take over top spot by one point after defeating league leaders Wheatsheaf.

In division two, league leaders Claremont were out of action and second-placed Royal Oak closed the gap to seven points.

Division-three action saw the Newtown derby played, and leaders Newtown B won to keep top spot, while long-time leaders Chi Snooker returned to winning ways and kept the pressure on in third place.

Results - Div 1: Wheatsheaf 8 Whitehorse Z 15; Richmond A 12 Chi Snooker B 9; Royal Oak B 15 Bognor Legion A 5. Div 2: Friary D 13 POW B 9; ASC 3 Royal Oak A 17. Div 3: Chi Snooker A 11 Richmond Rebels 10; Newtown SC C 10 Newtown SC B 14; Chi Snooker C 15 BRSA II 6.

Tuesday Night Double-in League

The top performances came from Courtney Wilson with 19 and 25 darts, Dave Mitchell (19), Rob Misselbrook (20), Chris Gatford (21 & 30), Cliff Prior (23 & 26), Adi Linfield (23), Alex Norgett (24 & 24), Andy Cooper (24), Connor Durham (25 & 27), Ashley Clements (25).

Highest in shots came from Dave Mitchell (152), Steve Mitchell (120), Cliff Prior (100) and Phil Peters (100). There was only one high finish – from Chris Gatford (Chi Snooker B – 150) – and with just two 180s, from Rob Misselbrook and Ashley Clements with one each.

In division one, league leaders Claremont were out of action. It was up to the two chasing teams to provide the drama and Crown Snooker produced an 8-1 win against the Royal Oak to go joint second with them.

Division two saw The Cabin inflict a second defeat on The Lamb to go marching into second place, but defiant leaders Old Barn keep winning.

Results: Div 1 - Richmond Raiders 3 Chi Snooker A 6; Felpham Tavern 1 Chi Snooker B 8; Crown Snooker 8 Royal Oak 1. Div 2 - The Old Barn 6 The Legionnaires 3; Cabin 7 Lamb Steyne 2; Wheatsheaf 3 Richmond A 6.

Chichester Monday Night League

Div 1 singles: Four Chestnuts 80, Shore 78, Hunston 68, Chi Snooker 66, Stag A 64, Pagham B 61, Eastgate A 59, Lakeside 57, Old Cross B 56, Wickham 52, Eastgate B 48, Fox 46, Pagham A 45, Pond Barn 44.

Div 2 singles: Southbourne 86, Bell 75, Globe B 73, Swan 71, Travellers 65, RBL A 62, Cricketers 52, Globe A 52, RBL B 43, Old Cross B 42, Mobeys 35, Stag B 34, Pagham C 26.

Div 1 pairs: Shore 31, Wickham 31, Hunston 30, Eastgate A 29, Pagham B 29, Chi Snooker 28, Four Nuts 27, Pagham A 26, Old Cross B 25, Fox 21, Pond Barn 21, Lakeside 19, Eastgate B 18, Stag A 18.

Div 2 pairs: Southbourne 39, Swan 37, Bell 30, Globe B 29, Travellers 27, RBL A 25, Globe A 24, Old Cross A 21, Cricketers 18, Stag B 18, Mobeys 16, RBL B 15, Pagham C 10.

Midhurst Threes League

There are plans to launch a new darts league for teams in Midhurst and surrounding areas to be played on Mondays or Tuesdays starting in April. Details will be sent to all venues within the next week or two, but if you wish to get details earlier, email midhurst3@fsmail.net. The league will be based on three-a-side playing a round-robin format so there will be plenty of darts with cash prizes throughout each division.