165 keen dart players from WA, SA, NSW and Victoria turned out on Saturday for the annual ‘West Coast Classic’ Doubles and WDF Youth Event at the home of Darts WA, the Belmont Sports & Recreation Club.
DWA President Betty Hislop was particularly happy with the number of the youth competitors that attended, especially those that had travelled from interstate for the event.
WDF West Coast Youth Classic
Winner Zaine Skelton (SA) right Winner Fiona Gottweld (SA) right
Finalist Alec McAvoy (WA) left Finalist McKenzie Maunsell Namana (WA) left
Ladies Open Doubles
Ladies Open (32 x Players / 16 x Pairs)
Semi Final 1. – Natalie Carter & Kim Kelly (4) d Michelle Rodney & Angela Clarke (2)
Semi Final 2. – Dot McLeod & Ursula Bennell (4) d Corrine Hammond & Tori Kewish (2)
Final – Dot McLeod (21.65) & Ursula Bennell (17.65) (5) d Natalie Carter (18.31) & Kim Kelly (18.45) (2)
Winners Ursula Bennell and Dot McLeod Finalists Natalie Carter and Kim Kelly
Ladies ‘B’ Grade (20 x Players / 10 x Pairs)
Finalists: Roz Reimers (South Suburban) & Sharah Allen (South Suburban)
Winners: Sharon Wilkes (Kewdale) & Katrina Egan (Kewdale)
Mens Open (66 x Players / 33 x Pairs)
With three of the current Australian Representatives doing battle, we were in for a real treat and we weren’t disappointed……check out those per dart averages.
Semi Final 1.
Adam Rowe (29.62) & Peter Machin (29.55) (5) d Justin Thompson (31.84) & Mick Zdun (25.39) (3)
Semi Final 2.
David Platt (29.85) & Howard Jones (24.82) (5) d Graham Hunt (30.95) & Brad Austen (22.13) (2)
Adam Rowe (26.62) & Peter Machin (30.45) (6) d Dave Platt (29.13) & Howard Jones (20.60) (1)
Peter Machin and Adam Rowe Howard Jones and David Platt
Men’s B Division
Mens ‘B’ Grade ( 26 x Players / 13 x Pairs)
Final – Harley Murphy & Matt Clune (3) d Dave Clinch & Ossie Ford (2)
Harley Murphy and Matt Clune (Rockingham) Dave Clinch (Port Kennedy) Ossie Ford (Fremantle)
Highest ‘Peg’ on the day – Lionel O’Brien 131
Total 180’s for the day – 61
Thanks again to everyone that came along and supported the event. Another great day of darts.