After his success at the Sky Lounge on 27th January, Andy Lynn carried on his fine form into the Blyth Open at the weekend. A very well ran tournament with 98 entries in the men’s and a prize fund of £1,500, made for some great darts throughout the day.
Andy beat off some good opposition early doors, before beating Tyne & Wear county player Billy Robson in the semi finals to set up a cracking final against Ian Dawson.
He proved his class and took out a 144 to win 4-2 and secure his second title in 2 weeks defeating through fields of 118 and 98 entries.
Last 16 Results onwards –
Winner Andy Lynn 4 R/up Ian Dawson 2
Semi’s Dawson bt David Gradwell, Lynn bt Billy Robson
1/4’s M.Stephenson, C.Vaughan, I.Burt, A.George.
L16 M.McBain, D.Stokell, A.Davie, L.Ithurralde, M.Wilson, C.Williamson, M.Willis, S.Tate.
Durham County player and 2009 Ladies Winmau World Masters champion Linda Ithurralde won the ladies competition defeating Welsh International AnnMarie Potts in the final. Also, Linda made it to the last 16 of the mens competition as well.
Ladies Winner Linda Ithurralde R/up AnnMarie Potts
Semi’s AnnMarie bt Leanne Bennett, Linda bt Rhianne Welsh
1/4’s C.Stephenson, A.Mann, C.Stewart, C.Welsh.
Local lad Drew Mole won the youth competition put together by Donna and Gav Kennedy of Darts North East Youth Academy who support youth darts in the North East. A total of 22 youngsters turned up on the day to put their skills to the test.
Well done to all who entered on the day.