Queens win as they come from be­hind

Macclesfield Express - - MOTORS -

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.

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