Shanmagum, Pillay scoop mixed doubles title

2017-05-17 06:01
Photo: suppliedRunners-up (back) Len Naidoo and Leon Moonsamy, and (front) winners Darrel Shanmagum and Nine Pillay.

Photo: suppliedRunners-up (back) Len Naidoo and Leon Moonsamy, and (front) winners Darrel Shanmagum and Nine Pillay.

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THE Quartz Sports Bar came under the spotlight with 30 players paired in a mixed doubles darts tournament sponsored by Red Gold Fruit and Veg.

Top half of the draw saw Jerry Arunachellam and Terrence Subban beat Ajen Singh and Charlie Pillay 2-0 in the first quarters. The second quarters saw Len Naidoo and Leon Moonsamy beat Jodie Naidoo and Neeran Somnath 2-1.

In the bottom half, Asogan Lathsumanen and Neville Moonsamy beat Vasa Rungasamy and Sanjay Singh 2-1 and Darrel Shanmagum and Nine Pillay beat Yogan Pillay and Rowen Pillay 2-1.

The top half semis saw Len and Leon outplay Jerry and Terrence 2-0 to book themselves into the finals.

The bottom half of the table saw Darrel and Nine defeat Asogan and Neville by the same margin 2-0 to book themselves into the final.

The final was a real humdinger as Darrel and Nine won the first set 1-0.

Len and Leon played their heart out and leveled the second set 1-1.

Darrel who played top darts on the night with Nine put up a five- star performance and wasted no time in winning the last set in great fashion to lift the mixed doubles title.

Darrel notched up a top score (180).

KDDA officials thanked Darrel of Red Gold Fruit and Veg for his sponsorship. Tonight the association will host a singles tournament sponsored by Dhodoi's Fast Foods.

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