West v North: Report, Stats & Images

Steve West (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

STEVE WEST progressed into the third round of the WIlliam Hill World Championship with a 3-1 success over Richard North at Alexandra Palace. 

North missed darts to force the match into a deciding set and West, whose superior finishing proved to be the difference, punished. 

West took the first set, using just 47 darts to reel off three straight legs before a brilliant 164 checkout helped him win the second set 3-2.

A 124 finish helped West level the third set at 2-2 but North took the deciding leg on double 12 to halve the match deficit. 

The fourth set also reached a fifth leg but when North missed three darts to force a deciding set, West made no mistake in pinning tops for the victory.

West - 89.59
North - 95.96

West - 6
North - 5

Highest Finish:
West - 164
North - 49

100+ Checkouts:
West - 2
North - 0

West - 11/26
North - 7/36

Steve West (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)
Richard North (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)