The darts team from Port Alberni’s Royal Canadian Legion Br. 293 will head to the 2019 Legion provincial dart championships in Westbank, B.C. at the end of March. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Port Alberni Legion Branch 293 darts team headed to provincial championships

Port Alberni team swept the mid-Island zone darts championships

Port Alberni’s Royal Canadian Legion Br. 293 swept the mid-Island zone darts championships and are heading to the provincial championships in Westbank, B.C. March 29–31.

The darts team is made up of Tim Murphy (Branch 293 past-president), Jason Bagnell (singles, doubles and team), Jerry Czeczei (team captain), Ryan Neuwirth (doubles and team), Chris Johnston (team) and Al Zimmerman (Legion 293 sports chairman).

The three zone shoots include singles won by Bagnell in consecutive years, doubles won by Bagnell and Neuwirth, and the teams won by Bagnell, Neuwirth, Czeczei and Johnston in consecutive years.

The Canadian Legion holds provincial darts championships every spring, usually in April. Any of the single competitors or teams that win their provincial rounds will move on to the Dominion Member Darts Championships, which will be held in Cape Breton, N.S. at Legion Branch 78 from May 3–6.

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