Queens win as they come from behind
QUEENS A earned a hard-fought 4-3 victory when they hosted Lord Byron in the Macclesfield Mens 501 Darts League.
The visitors took an early 2-0 lead, with Matt McAllister hitting a 16-dart leg.
Queens made it 2-1 when captain Glen Valentine defeated Steve Kimpton, while Scott Newton edged Neil Podmore to make it 3-1.
Up against it, Queens staged a comeback with Andy Jackson defeating Byron’s Daz Jackson before the last singles match was levelled at 3-3 courtesy of Bryan Jones’ victory over Neil Whitmore.
Queens then nicked it in the doubles with Kirk Ten-Pierick and Glen Valentine coming out out on top.
Nags A recorded a convincing 7-0 victory over Nags B to move three behind Spinners in fourth spot.
Martin Perry defeated Andy Bowman, while Lee Banks’ win over Adam Forrest brought the scoring to 2-0.
Roy Barber made it three with a win against Allen Leigh, before captain Gav Finlow defeated opposing skipper Marcus Dennerley with a 2-0 banker.
With everything else being icing on the cake for the A’s, Steve Holland continued the rout with another 2-0 win to ensure they finished the tie off without dropping a single leg.
Queens B ran out 5-2 winners at Flowerpot with Andy McKeith defeating Kev Whitmore 2-0 in the opener.
The visitors made it 2-0 when Craig Lyons beat Geoff Wood, while former Macc individual champion Dave Higginbotham found his form with a stunning 15-dart leg and another 2-0.
Pete Birkinshaw saw off Rob Lockett to take the spoils with an 18-dart leg before Mike Hunter increased their lead to 5–0, before the hosts salvaged two late points.
Spinners earned a vital 5-2 victory at Bruce B.
With a tense contest poised at 2-2, Spinners saw the tie out with Ian Wadsworth and Bob Tankard wrestling the doubles from Derek Turner and Trevor Goodey courtesy of a clean 2-0 performance.
Champions Broken Cross earned a 5-2 victory at Sporting B while Railway View recorded a 4-3 victory over Bruce A.
Sporting A slipped to a narrow 4-3 loss when they entertained British Flag.