Rydz and Noguera Win Titles. Preston Hits Perfect Leg.

Callan Rydz
Pic: PDC

Callan Rydz and Jesus Noguera claimed titles as the PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour weekend of 2019 concluded in Wolverhampton on Sunday.

Simon Preston hit a nine-darter during the earlier rounds, the second of this weekend.

Event 15

Noguera another PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour title defeating Kyle McKinstry 5-2 in the final.

The Spaniard triumphed over Saturday event winner Cameron Menzies in the last 16, wins over Mark Walsh & Ritchie Edhouse followed and secured Noguera a spot in the final.

Noguera made no mistake in the following leg by holding his throw to claim the title and the £2,000 top prize.

Event 16

Rydz claimed the title with a 5-2 victory over another of Saturday’s finalists David Evans.

Simon Preston hit a nine-darter in his last 256 match with Dean Reynolds. The 300th perfect leg in PDC History was also the second of this challenge tour weekend.

A 5-2 win in the quarter-final over Peter “Maverick” Mitchell meant Rydz faced Adam Huckvale in the Semi-Finals, he came through the 5-3 victor. 

Rydz averaged over 100 in all but one of the legs of the final, versus David Evans, finishing with a 102+ winning average in a superb display.

Unicorn Challenge Tour Event 15

Quarter-Finals

Kyle McKinstry 5-2 James Lawson
Wes Newton 5-4 Martin O’Boyle
Ritchie Edhouse 5-4 Kevin Garcia
Jesus Noguera 5-4 Mark Walsh

Semi-Finals
Kyle McKinstry 5-2 Wes Newton
Jesus Noguera 5-2 Ritchie Edhouse

Final
Jesus Noguera 5-2 Kyle McKinstry

Unicorn Challenge Tour Event 16

Quarter-Finals

Adam Huckvale 5-1 Steve Hine
Callan Rydz 5-2 Peter Mitchell
David Evans 5-0 Rhys Hayden
Justin Smith 5-3 Kevin Garcia

Semi-Finals
Callan Rydz 5-3 Adam Huckvale
David Evans 5-1 Justin Smith

Final
Callan Rydz 5-2 David Evans