Marvellous Marsh hits 164 checkout to claim second Modus Icons of Darts title with clean sweep

Scott Marsh pinned a marvellous 164 checkout in a 5-0 whitewash win over youngster Jarred Cole to claim his second Modus Icons of Darts Live League title.

As the second week of Phase Four commenced on Monday, it was Kent-based Marsh who stormed to success with six straight victories and a series of scintillating showings.

Marsh, who came close to qualifying for his debut on the European Tour earlier this year, opened his bid with a 5-3 victory over Devon’s Keelan Kay.

He then thrashed Adam Huckvale with five out of the nine on the outer ring, before continuing his expertise in the doubling department and averaging 94.43 in a 5-3 win over Surrey’s Dave Parletti.

Marsh subsequently defied two ton-plus checkouts against Brazilian number one Diogo Portela with a 95.89 average.

A magnificent display in his culminating clash saw Marsh record an average in excess of the 101 mark and convert five of his seven attempts on the doubles.

He also pinned four maximums during a prolific performance as well as a mesmerising 164 checkout on the bullseye to seal the deal and secure top spot.

Elsewhere, 20-year-old Cole finished second best above Kay, with his 170 checkout and 5-2 win over his fellow youngster proving the decisive factor.

Reigning Welsh Classic champion Parletti ended his campaign at the foot of the table, with Portela and Huckvale sandwiched in between him and the Devon prodigy.

Phase Four of the Modus Icons of Darts Live League will resume on Tuesday as the concluding campaign prior to the break for the PDC Summer Series takes place.


Week Two – Day One
Monday July 6

Keelan Kay 5-2 Adam Huckvale
Scott Marsh 5-3 Keelan Kay
Adam Huckvale 1-5 Scott Marsh
Diogo Portela 2-5 Keelan Kay
Jarred Cole 5-1 Adam Huckvale
Dave Parletti 3-5 Scott Marsh
Keelan Kay 2-5 Jarred Cole
Adam Huckvale 5-3 Dave Parletti
Scott Marsh 5-4 Diogo Portela
Dave Parletti 2-5 Keelan Kay
Diogo Portela 5-2 Adam Huckvale
Jarred Cole 0-5 Scott Marsh
Diogo Portela 5-2 Dave Parletti
Jarred Cole 5-0 Diogo Portela
Dave Parletti 0-5 Jarred Cole

League Standings
1. Scott Marsh P5 W5 L0 DIFF +14 PTS 10
2. Jarred Cole P5 W4 L1 DIFF +12 PTS 8
3. Keelan Kay P5 W3 L2 DIFF +4 PTS 6
4. Diogo Portela P5 W2 L3 DIFF -3 PTS 4
5. Adam Huckvale P5 W1 L4 DIFF -12 PTS 2
6. Dave Parletti P5 W0 L5 DIFF -15 PTS 0

Week Two – Day Two
Tuesday July 7

Stephen Burton v John Brown
Andy Jenkins v Stephen Burton
John Brown v Andy Jenkins
Ritchie Edhouse v Stephen Burton
Mark Webster v John Brown
David Evans v Andy Jenkins
Stephen Burton v Mark Webster
John Brown v David Evans
Andy Jenkins v Ritchie Edhouse
David Evans v Stephen Burton
Ritchie Edhouse v John Brown
Mark Webster v Andy Jenkins
Ritchie Edhouse v David Evans
Mark Webster v Ritchie Edhouse
David Evans v Mark Webster

(Featured Image: Chris Sargeant/Tip Top Pics)

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