Darts ace Aucote wins in fine style

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BSC Premiership leader Darren Aucote picked up a big 4-0 win over Debra Royal, sealing victory with a 110 finish in the FRiday Darts League.

Second-placed Joby Booth was also in fine form to defeat Jamie Robson 4-1.

Dave Hasnip edged out Andy Cammack 4-2, while Sam Dawson saw off Jamie Robson by the same scoreline.

Chris Royal got back to winning ways with a 4-1 victory over Ady Parker.

Pizza Perfection Championship leader Darren Emmerson checked well to beat Ben Bagley 4-0.

Second-placed Jamie Barnes didn’t have a match, but Paul Taylor was unable to close the gap on him as he lost 4-3 to Paul Grainger.

Pete Grooby beat Mick Flynn 4-1 while Kev Lenton lost out in a seven legger against the formidable Harry Lee.

Lenton later hit a 180 in a 4-3 success over Andrew Joyce, who also lost by the same score to Andrew Trigg.

It was the battle of the top two in All Sports Trophies & Engraving Division Two where Jimmy Birtwhistle went three points clear after a 3-1 win over Matt Grant.

He sealed victory with a 19-darter but Grant has a match in hand.

Third placed Wally Almond defeated Phil Burman 3-1 to move level with Grant.

Robb Scrupps recorded 3-0 wins over Brian Wilkinson and Shaun Denmead, the former bouncing back to see off Sophie Marston 3-0. Luke Cammack checked the better to beat Phil Hunt 3-1.

Another top of the table clash came in C & C TV Division Three where Alison Royal edged out her big sister Emma Grant 2-1.

A good opener saw Grant go one up but Royal bounced back to keep her unbeaten record intact.

She then followed up with another 2-1 win when seeing off Muriel Almond.

Beth Royal and Dennis Turner both struggled to hit the doubles but the latter took the honours 3-0.

Lou Turner beat Debbie Shilitto 2-1 in another match where dolubles were hard to find.

Shilitto also lost 2-1 to Di Hunt, who then lost 3-0 to Bob Birtwhistle.