Holders GER Souls face fight to qualify for last eight of March Friday Night Summer Darts League after Cassanos defeat

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Holders GER Souls have a real fight on their hands to qualify for the quarter-finals of this year’s March Friday Night Summer Darts League after a 7-5 loss to group leaders Cassanos.

They have slipped to fourth place in Group A and only two of the best third placed teams in the three groups will make the last eight.

Shaun Wright was in inspired form for Cassanos. He produced an 11-dart 401 double-in leg for his side. He also hit a 180, a 152away and three 140s in nine ton-plusses. Team-mate Eddie Martin hit 10 ton-plusses.

For the GER side, Paul Wenn recorded a fine 15 ton-plusses and Gary Robertson included a 180 in 10 tons.

GER B won 7-5 at the Sportsman A and remain in second place in the group with two games in hand.

Leon Womack included a 160away in 13 ton-plusses and Brian Jones included a maximum in nine tons for the GER side. Alan Cowdry recorded 10 tons and Jack Saunders a maximum 180 for the Sporty.

Top Flight moved up to third in the group following their 8-4 win over the Braza. Andy Smith included a maximum and a 160away in 10 tons and Chris Nash also hit a 180 for the USC side. Shaun Godfrey recorded a tidy 10 tons for the Braza.

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One Vision march on in Group B after their 8-4 win over the GER Posh Canaries.

In a fine team performance, Jamie Long recorded two maximum 180s in 10 ton-plusses; Scott Phillips included a maximum 180 in 13 ton-plusses; Andy Elmore included a maximum 180 in 11 tons and Ashley Loveday hit eight tons for the USC side.

Darryl Martin top-scored for the GER with 9 ton-plusses and Bob Dunlop had a 114 finish in eight ton-plusses.

Sweeney Todd stay in second place in the group following their tight 7-5 win over the GER Outsiders.

Kevin Cooper won the battle of the two top ton scorers in the league, beating Steve Carrett in both singles games.

Cooper included a maximum 180 and a 116 finish in a massive 17 ton-plusses, for the Outsiders. Carrett included a maximum 180 and a fine 141 finish in 13 ton-plusses, while Sweeney Todd team mate Adam Cousins included a 120 finish in 13 ton-plusses.

The Crown beat In the Buff 10-2. Top scorer in the game was The Crown’s Jon Porter who recorded 10 ton-plusses.

Tim Fulcher kept the GER Slickers on track in Group C, who have now won eight games out of eight.

Fulcher included a 108 finish in 12 ton-plusses and his son Ellis recorded a maximum 180 as their side beat the Ladybirds 8-4.

Heather Phillips hit five tons for the United Services Club side and Eddie Clingo took the scalp of Tim Fulcher in the 501 singles.

GER M&Ms stay in second place in the group following their 8-4 win at the Five Alls. They came from 4-2 down to win the last six games.

Clint Mason included a maximum 180 in seven tons for the GER side. Reg Few had a good night for the Benwick side, recording 12 ton-plusses.

The Three Tuns have moved up to third in the group following their 8-4 win at the Young Ones. Tom Kavanagh top scored for the Doddington side with seven tons.

Brothers David and Jack Emery hit five tons apiece for the United Services Club side.

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