Butler Edges Part To Take NACT Win

July 15 2013

LARRY BUTLER edged out John Part 6-5 to win the second PDC North American Championship Tour event, held in Kingston, Ontario on Sunday.

The 1994 World Matchplay champion was in great form throughout the day to take the $2,200 first prize in the second of eight PDC NACT events being held this year.

Butler won the final's first three legs before Part hit back in the fourth, after the American missed doubles.

The tables were turned in leg five as Butler moved 4-1 up, only for three-time World Champion Part to take the next three in levelling the contest.

Butler posted a maximum as he took the ninth to regain the lead, only for Part to level and force a deciding leg in which the American opened with 140, 140 and 180 before finishing 41 for a 12-darter to claim the title.

Part took $1,400 as runner-up, with Bruce Davey and Dave Switzer reaching the semi-finals and Ryan Barnette, Bernie Miller, Martin Tremblay and Paul Carlsen being in the last eight.

The next two events will be a double-header to be staged on July 20-21 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago. For further information, visit www.bullseyenews.com.

PDC North American Championship Tour
Event Two - Kingston, Ontario
Sunday July 14 2013
Last 32

Darin Young 6-1 Martin Balleux
Bruce Davey 6-2 Oliver Jones
Ryan Barnette 6-1 Yves Dauphinais
Adam Bernard 6-4 Paul Bolduc
Andre Carman 6-5 John Verwey
Paul Carlsen 6-2 Steve Warnock
John Part 6-1 Philip Jose
Mike Smith 6-1 Shaun Narain
Dave Richardson 6-2 Dan Olson
Dave Switzer 6-1 Chris Ruby
Bernie Miller 6-0 Richard Currier
Sylvain Bourque 6-5 Ron Smith
Ross Snook 6-1 Jim Anderson
Martin Tremblay 6-2 Karsten Larsen
Larry Butler 6-2 Lorne Langlais
Ron Miller 6-3 Jason Bernard
Losers $100

Last 16
Bruce Davey 6-5 Darin Young
Ryan Barnette 6-5 Adam Bernard
Paul Carlsen 6-5 Andre Carman
John Part 6-0 Mike Smith
Dave Switzer 6-4 Dave Richardson
Bernie Miller 6-5 Sylvain Bourque
Martin Tremblay 6-5 Ross Snook
Larry Butler 6-2 Ron Miller
Losers $200

Quarter-Finals
Bruce Davey 6-1 Ryan Barnette
John Part 6-5 Paul Carlsen
Dave Switzer 6-3 Bernie Miller
Larry Butler 6-2 Martin Tremblay
Losers $400

Semi-Finals
John Part 6-0 Bruce Davey
Larry Butler 6-3 Dave Switzer
Losers $800

Final
Larry Butler 6-5 John Part
Winner $2,200
Runner-Up $1,400

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