Darts Atlas Bang Average League round-up #3: Burke and Hasida secure play-off spots in League A

League A round-up

Paddy Burke and Neeman Hasida are the first two players to secure play-off spots in League A of the Darts Atlas Bang Average League.

Defending champion Burke has been in relentless form in his title defence so far and extended his perfect record this term to six wins from six last week.

Burke (65.61) hit 11 100+ scores as he battled back from 2-1 down to beat Adam Pope (59.00) 4-2, before averaging 70.18 in a 4-1 win against Craig Smith (61.79).

Joining Burke in the play-offs will be Hasida, who averaged 65.35 in a 4-0 whitewash victory over Michael Kimber (52.47), and is also now assured of a top-four spot.

The other two play-off spots are still up in the air, with just two points separating third and sixth in the table.

Ryan Holland was not in action last week, but is still in third place, while Bradley Warren (52.87) kept hold of fourth spot after coming back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Liam Weaver (52.59).

Smith (50.36), in sixth place, is still well in the mix after running off three-straight legs to beat Hayden Johnson (47.96) 4-1.



WLDLALDPts
1(Q) Paddy Burke60012+2012
2(Q) Neeman Hasida50110+1611
3Ryan Holland2025+56
4Bradley Warren2227+36
5Liam Weaver1124-24
6Craig Smith2304-34
7Adam Pope1316-53
8Hayden Johnson1503-152
9Michael Kimber0603-190

League B round-up

Alexandru Nicolae Costec has opened up a three-point lead at the top of League B after claiming two more wins last week.

Costec averaged 49.69 in a 4-0 win against Dave Cromack (41.05), before handing a first defeat of the season to Joe Lettice (52.32), improving his average to 53.48 and checking out 86 on the way to a 4-2 victory.

Rob Sullivan now occupies the second promotion spot in League B after continuing his unbeaten season with a win and a draw.

Sullivan (64.65) took out an 82 finish in a 4-0 whitewash over Dazz Humphreys (32.67), and then averaged 53.46 and hit a last-leg 180 to fight back from 3-1 down to draw 3-3 with Dan Marshall (54.87).

Lettice (60.31) also hit a maximum as he bounced back from losing his unbeaten record with a 4-1 triumph against Ryan Nassau (50.14).

Just two points separate Sullivan, in second, and Marshall (46.51), in fifth, who got past Andy Woods (40.97) 4-1 to give his promotion hopes a boost.

Shane Wilkinson (42.94) is three points off the top two after whitewashing Humphreys (38.49) 4-0, while Woods (42.06) reeled off three legs on the spin from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Cromack (46.13).

WLDLALDPts
1Alexandru Nicolae Costec50112+1711
2Rob Sullivan3028+98
3Joe Lettice31111+87
4Ryan Nassau3206+36
5Dan Marshall2124+26
6Shane Wilkinson2214-15
7Dave Cromack1414-113
8Andy Woods0426-112
9Dazz Humphreys0501-160

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