The National Deaf Darts Championship continued in Perth yesterday. After the results from yesterday’s matches, the West Australia black team top the leader board, followed closely behind by West Australia gold team, with Victoria blue in third, South Australia in fourth, New South Wales in fifth and Victoria white last.
Team match play saw Victoria blue beat New South Wales 7 – 4, West Australia gold defeat South Australia 9 – 2 and West Australia black beat Victoria white 9 – 2. Craig Simms of West Australia gold had the high peg on the day for men with 64, while Katrina of West Australia gold had the high peg for the women with 40, an achievement she set twice.
On the first day of competition, Craig Simms also set the men’s high peg with 78 while Rosemary Johnson set the high peg for women with 53. That day saw South Australia defeat Victoria white 7 – 4, West Australia gold beat New South Wales 6 – 5, and West Australia black defeat Victoria blue 7 – 4.
The event formally opened last Friday with a state delegate’s meeting and a welcome evening at WADRA. The mixed team event is scheduled to run daily until Tuesday. There is a break on Wednesday and Thursday for the new year, with competition restarting on January 2. The men and women’s singles KO best of three events start on January 3, with the semifinals and finals taking place on January 4. The award ceremony and formal farewell are scheduled to place later that evening at the Morley-Noranda Recreation Club.