Parker edges top-of-the-table darts clash

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ADY Parker saw off the threat of Mark Simpson in the Friday Night Individual Darts League...

Boston Standard Premier Division

PREMIER Division leader Ady Parker earned a vital victory over second-placed Mark Simpson.

In the deciding leg, Simpson left 49, only for Parker to pick off the bull for 88 and a 4-3 win.

Deb Royal was in good form as she beat Paul Grainger 4-1, hitting a 180 on the way.

Further seven-leggers saw Mick Flynn beating Andy Cammack and Graham Sharp edging past Deb Royal.

Dave Hasnip, in third, claimed a further four points as he beat Darren Aucote 4-2, but Aucote gained some consolation, beating Mick Flynn 4-1, also picking up a 180.

Lincs Racing Division Two

YOUNG George Martin picked up his first win of the season. He took on and beat Jimmy Birtwistle 4-1.

Matt Grant and Kev Dickinson fought out a close contest, with Kev edging the doubles for a 4-1 succes.

Seven fine legs saw Ali Baker just get the better of Neil Panther, while Redvers Dickinson got the better of Kev Dickinson by the same scoreline.

Two whitewashes saw Luke Everitt beat Darren Blythe and Darren go on to beat Ben Leadbetter.

Rob Cade then beat league leader Pete Grooby 4-1 as his experience paid off.

John Smith’s Division Three

SOPHIE Marston hit a 180 against John Vear, but couldn’t find the doubles as she lost 3-0.

Bob Birtwistle got the better of Lou Willacombe as he won 3-1, while Di Hunt beat Dennis Turner 3-0.

A close match saw Angie Upsall and Phil Hunt – two of the competitors near the top of the table – do battle, Phil winning the decider for a 3-2 win.

Another five-legger saw John Vear beat Carl Baily, helped by a 92 finish.

Baily’s second match of the night saw him beat Sophie Marston 3-1.