Hot-shot Bointon earns draw for Star

Graham 'Genge' Elvidge in action.
Graham 'Genge' Elvidge in action.

The Star ‘A’ travelled to Barnsley to take on the very talented Darfield Village in their latest Yorkshire Super League match.

The Scarborough boys once again produced another tremendous team performance and returned with a very creditable third consecutive 4-4 draw.

Toddy Oldfield produced a scintillating comeback in a 4-2 victory over Craig Fisher.

A 106 finish in the fourth leg with Fisher sat on double 8 was the turning point in the match as Oldfield scored heavily and finished expertly in his finest performance of the season.

Team manager Darren Woollard was next up in his first competitive match for four years and he battled hard against the in-form Tony Harper.

Darfield ace Harper hit two 180s and also hit a magnificent 160 finish to win the deciding leg and therefore the match 4-3.

A 16-dart fourth leg was the highlight of the match for Woollard, who was forced into action after three late withdrawals from the squad.

Olly Mitchell returned to winning ways with a hard fought 4-3 win over Bob Pinder.

Olly showed great composure in winning the deciding leg with a solid 17-darter.

Rillington’s Rich Bowes was beaten 4-2 by Tony Darlow in the fourth match of the night.

Bowes once again battled hard but was soundly beaten by the experienced Barnsley man.

Next up was man of the match Blue Bulmer who fired an 88.41 average with 19,18,16 and 15 dart legs.

Bulmer was up against Darfield’s danger man and Yorkshire county star Carl Wilkinson.

Bulmer was totally dominant and followed a 96 finish in the second leg with 98 finish to seal victory in leg four.

Malton’s Simmy Cass was handed a debut in match number six and gave a very good account on himself in a 4-3 defeat to the experienced Carl Hesslegrave.

A 15-dart sixth leg to level the match which included a 180 and a 104 finish was the highlight for Cass.

A rare below-par performance from Graham ‘Genge’ Elvidge against John Townsend resulted in a 4-0 whitewash for the inform Barnsley man.

Despite a 180 in leg four Elvidge was never really in the contest as Townsend produced a powerful scoring display sealing the match with a tidy 18-dart leg.

A tremendous performance from the reliable Spadge Bointon saved the Scarborough boys from defeat as he expertly defeated Jonny Daniels 4-2 in the final match of the evening.

Bointon always looked in control and registered 12 ton- plus scores, a 17-dart fourth leg and an impressive 18-dart match winning leg which was finished in style with an 81 finish on the bull .

Next up for the Star is a home match against Board Inn from Knaresborough on Sunday.