The Abaco Darts Team traveled to Freeport, Grand Bahama during the weekend of February 6-7 to participate in the annual Gold Cup Championship, coming back once more with the Cup.
Fourteen members of the Abaco Darts Association, including the team captain Roscoe Thompson, participated with the women playing the principal role in winning the cup.
Angela Russell won the women’s single and teamed with Faith Sawyer to win the women’s double against fellow Abaconians Lakeisha Albury and Lenora Pinder.
Top Abaco player Robin Albury placed second in the men’s single, taking the second place also in the men’s double with partner Shane Sawyer.
Robin Albury and Lakeisha Albury partnered in the mix double, placing second in that category.
It was an intense weekend during which teams from four islands, Abaco, Grand Bahama, New Providence and Eleuthera competed. The tournament took place at the Grand Bahama Taxi Union Hall from 6:00pm to approximately 12:30am on Friday and from 10:00am on Saturday to the early morning of February 8, with the last men’s single event ending at 1:00am.
The Abaco team is preparing for its participation in the Caribbean Cup Tournament to be held in Tampa in July.
Local Masters competition will be held the first weekend of March to determine who will participate in the National Masters taking place in Nassau in April. That weekend, the top ten Abaco men and the top five women will try to secure a place in the National Team that will travel to Florida in July.