Turanganui a Kiwa darts

JONO Griffiths threw three 180s in Round 7 of grading in Turanganui a Kiwa Darts Association play on Tuesday night.

Griffiths, of Te Kuzzyz, threw the trio of 180s in his team’s 10-5 victory over the Tigers.

Teammates Errol Tamihana and Toby Ratapu threw a 180 each and Teretu Te Moananui threw a 171 as Te Kuzzyz continued their dominance of the grading round.

Tigers’ Erik Pu had the highest tally of tons for the night — 24. Included in that total were a 180 and seven 140s.

The Rhinos trailed defending champions Falcons 5-4 after the pairs, and by the end of the singles the Falcons had stretched it to 10-5.

Junior player Hunter Eyles won his match for Rhinos, while his teammates Joe Kiri, Mike Price and fellow junior Irie Eyles scored a 180 each.

Falcons’ Tahuna Irwin scored 20 tons — the most in the match — and one of them was a 180.

Teammate Jordan Ngarangione had 18 tons, the same number as Rhinos’ Joe Kiri.

Assassins beat Pythons 11-4. Assassins captain Corey Kaio recorded a 180 on his way to a match-high 16 tons. Son and teammate Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard also had a 180 in the match, while another son, TK Kaio, had 11 tons.

The seven tons of Pythons junior Shannan Eyles were a team high.

Sean Gooch of the Pumas had a 180 in his seven tons, and teammate Rendall McDonald also had seven tons in their match against Hummingbirds. Pumas won 12-3. Pumas’ Mikey Evans had 10 tons, a tally that was higher than anyone else’s in the match.

For Hummingbirds, youth player Summer Takurua did well to record seven tons, the highest number for her team on the night.

New team GMC did well to win three games against Ruahine Black, who won the match 12-3.

Mark Papunui and Monique Renata both scored four tons for GMC.

Ruahine Black’s Chris Te Moni took a match-high 11 tons, while teammate Mihi Awatere hit a 180.

Stallions defeated Ruahine Green 9-6, with Stallions’ Rihara Moeke getting his first 180. His 10 tons were equal to the tally of teammate Dom Wilson and their opponent John Ahuriri.

INDIVIDUAL HIGHLIGHTS

180s: Jono Griffiths (3), Toby Ratapu, Errol Tamihana, Erik Pu, Joe Kiri, Mike Price, Irie Eyles, Tahuna Irwin, Corey Kaio, Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard, Sean Gooch, Mihi Awatere, Rihara Moeke.

Highest tons (24): Erik Pu.

Highest start (180): Mike Price

Highest finish (112): Errol Tamihana.

RESULTS

Tigers 5 Te Kuzzyz 10: D Reeves 140st, 140 (3), 133, 123, 100st, 100 (3); E Pu 180, 140 (7), 139, 125, 120, 111, 100 (11), 100st; J White 140, 120st (2), 105st, 100 (10), 100st; W Edwards 100 (2); K White 125, 100 (2); J Reedy 100 (3); J Griffiths 180 (3), 140 (5), 122, 120st (2), 105st (2), 100 (6), 100st (3); M.Leach 140 (4), 132, 112st, 100 (8), 100st (2); T Ratapu 180, 140 (2), 125, 120st (2), 105st (2), 100 (6), 100st (2); T TeMoananui 171, 140st, 140, 134, 125, 123, 119, 100 (7); E Tamihana 180, 123, 120st, 112, 100 (6); L Tamihana 140 (2), 100st, 100 (6).

Rhinos 5 Falcons 10: J Kiri 180, 140 (5), 135, 123, 101, 100 (9); M Price 180st, 140, 125st, 121, 100; H Eyles 140 (2), 101st, 100st, 100 (9); A Tangira 125, 104f, 100 (2); T Eyles 140 (4), 135, 134, 125, 111st, 101st, 100 (5); I Eyles 180, 140, 138, 123, 120, 115, 100 (3), 100st; J Ngarangione 140 (4), 135, 125 (4), 123, 121st, 100 (7); A Curtis 140 (2), 138, 125, 120st, 100 (4), 100st; S Kirikino 135, 100 (4), 100st; P Tom 100 (4); H Ngarangione 140 (3), 135, 120st, 100 (4); T Irwin 180, 140 (4), 115st, 112st, 110f, 100 (9), 100st (3).

Pythons 4 Assassins 11: V Mackey 121, 101, 100 (2); G Rakei 140, 101, 100; C Tamihana 140, 100; S Eyles 140, 122, 111, 100 (4); L Laulau 116, 101; I Kaio-Wynyard 180, 140 (2), 123, 113st, 100 (3); M Edwards 134, 121; TK Kaio 135, 125, 119, 100 (6), 100st (2); T Reeves 140 (2), 123, 120, 100; C Kaio 180, 140, 125 (2), 125st, 121, 113st, 100 (9).

Pumas 12 Hummingbirds 3: S Gooch 180, 125, 123, 100 (4); M Evans 140, 116, 100 (7), 100st; R McDonald 140 (2), 140st, 100 (4); S Tom 130; P Ellingham 140, 100 (3); J Larby 100; E Kirikino 130, 114, 100; S Takurua 140, 120, 100 (5); R Davis 125; N Irwin 140; B Eyles 140, 125, 100 (2).

GMC 3 Ruahine Black 12: H Campbell 111, 106st, 100; M Renata 100 (4); T Campbell 100; M Papunui 121, 100 (3); P Haapu 124, 123, 116, 100; M Awatere 180, 140 (2), 125, 121, 100 (3); U Heurea 120, 100 (2); C Te Moni 140 (2) 125, 120, 100 (7).

Stallions 9 Ruahine Green 6: D Wilson 100 (7), 100st (3); K Unuwai 140, 135, 118, 108st, 100 (3); Abu 121 (2), 120, 100 (2); Jace 120, 100 (3); R Moeke 180, 100st (2), 100 (7); W Brown 110f, 100 (4); B Awatere 140, 105st, 100 (5); J Smith 121, 100st, 100 (2); J Ahuriri 140 (3), 125, 106st, 100 (5); M Gibbs 125, 100 (3); K Hartley 140, 125, 123, 120, 100st 100; T Te Kira 100.

JONO Griffiths threw three 180s in Round 7 of grading in Turanganui a Kiwa Darts Association play on Tuesday night.

Griffiths, of Te Kuzzyz, threw the trio of 180s in his team’s 10-5 victory over the Tigers.

Teammates Errol Tamihana and Toby Ratapu threw a 180 each and Teretu Te Moananui threw a 171 as Te Kuzzyz continued their dominance of the grading round.

Tigers’ Erik Pu had the highest tally of tons for the night — 24. Included in that total were a 180 and seven 140s.

The Rhinos trailed defending champions Falcons 5-4 after the pairs, and by the end of the singles the Falcons had stretched it to 10-5.

Junior player Hunter Eyles won his match for Rhinos, while his teammates Joe Kiri, Mike Price and fellow junior Irie Eyles scored a 180 each.

Falcons’ Tahuna Irwin scored 20 tons — the most in the match — and one of them was a 180.

Teammate Jordan Ngarangione had 18 tons, the same number as Rhinos’ Joe Kiri.

Assassins beat Pythons 11-4. Assassins captain Corey Kaio recorded a 180 on his way to a match-high 16 tons. Son and teammate Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard also had a 180 in the match, while another son, TK Kaio, had 11 tons.

The seven tons of Pythons junior Shannan Eyles were a team high.

Sean Gooch of the Pumas had a 180 in his seven tons, and teammate Rendall McDonald also had seven tons in their match against Hummingbirds. Pumas won 12-3. Pumas’ Mikey Evans had 10 tons, a tally that was higher than anyone else’s in the match.

For Hummingbirds, youth player Summer Takurua did well to record seven tons, the highest number for her team on the night.

New team GMC did well to win three games against Ruahine Black, who won the match 12-3.

Mark Papunui and Monique Renata both scored four tons for GMC.

Ruahine Black’s Chris Te Moni took a match-high 11 tons, while teammate Mihi Awatere hit a 180.

Stallions defeated Ruahine Green 9-6, with Stallions’ Rihara Moeke getting his first 180. His 10 tons were equal to the tally of teammate Dom Wilson and their opponent John Ahuriri.

INDIVIDUAL HIGHLIGHTS

180s: Jono Griffiths (3), Toby Ratapu, Errol Tamihana, Erik Pu, Joe Kiri, Mike Price, Irie Eyles, Tahuna Irwin, Corey Kaio, Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard, Sean Gooch, Mihi Awatere, Rihara Moeke.

Highest tons (24): Erik Pu.

Highest start (180): Mike Price

Highest finish (112): Errol Tamihana.

RESULTS

Tigers 5 Te Kuzzyz 10: D Reeves 140st, 140 (3), 133, 123, 100st, 100 (3); E Pu 180, 140 (7), 139, 125, 120, 111, 100 (11), 100st; J White 140, 120st (2), 105st, 100 (10), 100st; W Edwards 100 (2); K White 125, 100 (2); J Reedy 100 (3); J Griffiths 180 (3), 140 (5), 122, 120st (2), 105st (2), 100 (6), 100st (3); M.Leach 140 (4), 132, 112st, 100 (8), 100st (2); T Ratapu 180, 140 (2), 125, 120st (2), 105st (2), 100 (6), 100st (2); T TeMoananui 171, 140st, 140, 134, 125, 123, 119, 100 (7); E Tamihana 180, 123, 120st, 112, 100 (6); L Tamihana 140 (2), 100st, 100 (6).

Rhinos 5 Falcons 10: J Kiri 180, 140 (5), 135, 123, 101, 100 (9); M Price 180st, 140, 125st, 121, 100; H Eyles 140 (2), 101st, 100st, 100 (9); A Tangira 125, 104f, 100 (2); T Eyles 140 (4), 135, 134, 125, 111st, 101st, 100 (5); I Eyles 180, 140, 138, 123, 120, 115, 100 (3), 100st; J Ngarangione 140 (4), 135, 125 (4), 123, 121st, 100 (7); A Curtis 140 (2), 138, 125, 120st, 100 (4), 100st; S Kirikino 135, 100 (4), 100st; P Tom 100 (4); H Ngarangione 140 (3), 135, 120st, 100 (4); T Irwin 180, 140 (4), 115st, 112st, 110f, 100 (9), 100st (3).

Pythons 4 Assassins 11: V Mackey 121, 101, 100 (2); G Rakei 140, 101, 100; C Tamihana 140, 100; S Eyles 140, 122, 111, 100 (4); L Laulau 116, 101; I Kaio-Wynyard 180, 140 (2), 123, 113st, 100 (3); M Edwards 134, 121; TK Kaio 135, 125, 119, 100 (6), 100st (2); T Reeves 140 (2), 123, 120, 100; C Kaio 180, 140, 125 (2), 125st, 121, 113st, 100 (9).

Pumas 12 Hummingbirds 3: S Gooch 180, 125, 123, 100 (4); M Evans 140, 116, 100 (7), 100st; R McDonald 140 (2), 140st, 100 (4); S Tom 130; P Ellingham 140, 100 (3); J Larby 100; E Kirikino 130, 114, 100; S Takurua 140, 120, 100 (5); R Davis 125; N Irwin 140; B Eyles 140, 125, 100 (2).

GMC 3 Ruahine Black 12: H Campbell 111, 106st, 100; M Renata 100 (4); T Campbell 100; M Papunui 121, 100 (3); P Haapu 124, 123, 116, 100; M Awatere 180, 140 (2), 125, 121, 100 (3); U Heurea 120, 100 (2); C Te Moni 140 (2) 125, 120, 100 (7).

Stallions 9 Ruahine Green 6: D Wilson 100 (7), 100st (3); K Unuwai 140, 135, 118, 108st, 100 (3); Abu 121 (2), 120, 100 (2); Jace 120, 100 (3); R Moeke 180, 100st (2), 100 (7); W Brown 110f, 100 (4); B Awatere 140, 105st, 100 (5); J Smith 121, 100st, 100 (2); J Ahuriri 140 (3), 125, 106st, 100 (5); M Gibbs 125, 100 (3); K Hartley 140, 125, 123, 120, 100st 100; T Te Kira 100.

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