On Wednesday 4th December the George Federico Darts Hall was the scene of the long standing Mixed Pairs & Mixed Trebles Tournaments. The GDA is keen to encourage more women to take up the sport as there are opportunities to represent Gibraltar at International Level. Ladies darts is increasing in popularity across the world with some excellent performances seen recently.
9 pairs registered to play
In the Preliminary round Dylan & Kayra Duo beat Darren & Helen Olivero 2-0
Quarter Final results were as follows;
Joseph / Tarika Ward 1 V 2 Joseph Sanchez / Leanne Gracia
Harry Parody / Naomi Reyes 0 V 2 Jarvis Bautista / Lorena Muñoz
Justin Hewitt / Joy Ward 2 v 0 Dylan Duo Jr / Yvonne Duo
Nicholas Bado / Ivana 0 V 2 Dylan & Kayra Duo
In the first Semi Final Jarvis & Lorena beat Joseph & Leanne 2-0
The other semi was a closer contest with Justin & Joy beating Dylan & Kayra 2-1
Justin & Joy won the Bull throw and commenced the match. A few missed doubles let Jarvis & Lorena back into contention, which Jarvis made the most of hitting a D9 and securing the first leg. The 2nd leg was close with both pairs scoring well, Justin equalled the score with a D13. In the deciding leg Justin & Joy were able to pull out a lead and secured victory with Justin hitting D16 and the title.
7 teams registered to play this event.
Initial Round results
H. Parody / N. Campbell / N. Bado Jr 0 V 2 N. Bado Sr / Y. Duo / J. Sanchez
G. Ramos / G. Federico / J. Ward 1 v 2 J. Sanchez / L. Gracia / K. Pereira
J. Ward / T. Ward / J. Hewitt 2 V 0 D. Duo / D. Duo Jr / K, Duo
The semi finals saw some good scoring wth Nick Fortunato / Charlie Mascari / Ivana Mascari beating Nico Bado Sr / Yvonne Duo / Joseph Sanchez 2-1; the other semi saw Joseph Sanchez / Leanne Gracia / Kevagn Pereira losing 2-0 to Joseph Ward / Tarika Ward / Justin Hewitt
The final was contested between;
Nick Fortunato / Charlie Mascari / Ivana Mascari
Joseph Ward / Tarika Ward / Justin Hewitt
Good scoring made this a tight match with both taking a leg each taking it to a decider. It was Justin / Joseph / Tarika who kept the lead and secured the title.
Justin Hewitt has now won the Mixed Pairs 3 times in a row, and the Mixed Pairs twice in a row!
Congratulations to the Winners!