Darts: Perfect 10 League lives up to name for duo

The first week of the new Perfect 10 Darts League got under way with some big results.

Lee Franklin and Dave Read both won their respective games 10-0, giving them the early lead in their respective groups, and a total of 302 ton-plus scores were recorded.

Gary Blackwood tops group A with 21 with Franklin leading group B with 17.

In one leg the early pace was set for the fewest-darts and highest-shot honours when Adey Nicholls recorded a 12-dart leg and a 145 shotout.

Results for week one: Group A: Craig Stoner bt Lee Clarke 7-3; Jimi Parr bt Simon Bradley 6-4; Gary Blackwood bt Terry Howse 6-4; Courtney Wilson bt Peter Mitchell 7-3; Mike Rooke drew Darren Whiting 5-5; Dave Read bt Robert Napper 10-0; Mike Few drew Phil Hayers 5-5; Cliff Prior bt Ricky Clarke 6-4. Group B:Lee Franklin bt Gary Williamson 10-0; Dean Knight bt Simon McDougall 7-3; Graeme Dutton bt Ian Rollison 8-2; Nathan Warren bt Pat O’Hara 8-2; Stuart Rose bt Luke Rollison 9-1; Garry Pay bt Adey Nicholls 7-3; Ben Marley bt Bradley Marshall 7-3.

Friday Summer Darts League

Week four’s star man was Rob Collins (POW Z) with 18 and 19 darts and a 27.08 average.

Results - Div 1 - POW Z 14 Chi Snooker A 1; Chi Snooker C 8 Hunston Club 11; BRSA B 6 Wheatsheaf 10. Div 2 - Friary D 14 Aldwick Legion B 4; Newtown SC A 11 POW B 5; Old Barn 13 Newtown SC X 3. Div 3 - Richmond Rebels 9 ASC 7; POW J 8 Bognor Sports Club 9; Aldwick Legion A 2 BRSA Ravens 13.

Other stats - Div 1 - fewest darts - Rob Collins (POW Z) 18 & 19 darts (27.08 av); Andy Stubbs (Hunston Club) 19 & 21 darts (24.31 av); Richard Ragless (Wheatsheaf) 19 & 24 darts (33.30 av). 180s - Richard Ragless (Wheatsheaf). High out shots - Dave Owens (POW Z) 120. Div 2 - fewest darts - Lee Clark (Old Barn) 17 & 22 darts (25.69 av); Richard Pennells (Old Barn) 17 & 32 darts (20.45 av); Ricky Clark (Newtown SC A) 29 & 32 darts (16.43 av); Dave Wingate (Friary D) 29 & 32 darts (15.84 av). High out shots - Colin Ragless (Friary D) 88. Div 3 - fewest darts - Mark R Todd (BRSA Ravens) 21 & 25 darts (21.78 av); Andy Cooke (POW J) 26 & 33 darts (16.98 av); Stuart Turner (ASC) 36 & 37 darts (13.73 av). High out shots - Mark R Todd (BRSA Ravens) 106; Graham Crawley (POW J) 75.