Emphatic victory for Weston

PUBLISHED: 09:34 20 January 2017 | UPDATED: 09:34 20 January 2017

Weston enjoyed an emphatic victory over Taunton in the Somerset Super Darts League.

Weston got off to a flying start against Taunton with Paul Tyler (22.37) winning 4-3 on board two and new signing, professional darts player Bob Anderson (25.58) kicking off with a 4-1 win.

Board one was followed up with a 4-3 win by George Turnbull (20.89), swiftly backed up by captain Nick English (21.58) winning 4-2.

Taunton were starting to fall behind as Weston kept up the pressure, with Ian Cope winning 4-1 and Martyn Vanedgemeister (24.88) successful with a vintage performance 4-2.

Taunton managed to pull a couple of wins back, but Weston were in fine form with Ryan Camp (23.01) winning 4-1. Board one was finished off by Dave Baker (25.83) winning 4-2.

Weston’s best performance was saved for last by the illustrious Mike Norton putting in his usual stirling performance with a 180, winning 4-1 with a 28.09 average.

The Seasiders went into the pairs with the game already won at 44-28 and did not let up on the pressure with Anderson/Vanedgemeister and Turnbull/Norton both winning 2-0 and the board finished off by Cope/Baker, also winning 2-0.

Board two lost the first set, but Kev Austen/Tyler won 2-1 and the game was closed out by Deakin/Seamus Slattery winning 2-0.

Weston were emphatic 56-31 winners, pushing them up to second spot in the premier division. Advantage4vans.com man of the match went to Mike Norton. The next game is away to Wells on February 4, a bus leaves the 49 Club at 6.30pm.

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