Opening league victory for Weston

Weston started the new Somerset Super Darts League season with a home victory over Wells.

Weston kicked off their Somerset Super Darts League season at home against Wells in the premier division.

With a depleted side due to holidays, Weston kicked off with Luke Clegg winning 4-0 and Rich Harris (20.37) going all the way 4-3. Gary Deakin (22.61) followed this up with a steady 4-1 win and Ryan Camp put the home side in a dominant position, turning in a superb game by hitting two 180s and averaging 27.02.

Weston let Wells back into the game, but continued to take important legs keeping them ahead.

On board two, Ian Cope (23.95) put in his usual consistent display winning 4-2, but again Weston lost a few. Mike Norton ended Wells’ winning streak with back-to-back 180s, winning 4-1 with a 26.78 average.

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The hosts went into the pairs 36-32 up, before Wells took the first game on board one and board two reducing the lead to two. The visitors won the next game, but Weston countered with Luke Clegg/Ryan Camp winning 2-1. Weston lost the last game on board one, but were still leading 42-41 and this was finished off by Dave Baker/Rich Harris taking a narrow 2-0 victory.

Weston won 44-41 with the Curry Garden man of the match going to Ryan Camp. 180s were hit by Norton, Camp, Baker, Paul Tyler and Ben Lewis.

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The next game is on November 12 at home to Bridgwater.

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