PENRYN COLLEGE - SATURDAY 4TH DECEMBER
Cornwall Youth Badminton hosted their first ever Badminton England National Tournament on Saturday 4th December at Penryn College.
The College provided their fantastic new 6 court hall and opened all their amenities for the day. Cornwall Youth Badminton's sponsors “Dairy Crest Davidstow” provided their continued support through prize donations and publicity at the event.
A total of 54 players travelled from across Cornwall, Devon ,Somerset and Yorkshire to compete for medals.
There was a great entry of 12 players from the local College Penryn Saracens Club, and Local Clubs at Mounts Bay and First Edition also ensured a good turn out of Cornish talent. A full entry from the County U13 squad and a good number of County U11 players pitted their skills against their out of County opponents. Particular great performances from Kellan Moore Cornwall U13s rising star who defeated a nationally higher ranked player from Yorkshire in the singles final and with her club team mate Amy Polglase took a second gold medal winning the girls doubles final.
There were a total of 18 National medals awarded in the disciplines of Boys and Girls singles and doubles. The County took 14 medals 5 of them Gold as winners in the Boys doubles, Girls singles and doubles.
Full list of results ;
Winner-Kellan Moore First Edition BC (Camborne)
Runner Up-Amy Jones Yorkshire
Billie Wood Truro School
Amy Polglase First Edition BC
Winner –William Fryer Devon
Runner Up-Tom Reddaway Somerset
Alex Julian Penryn Saracens BC
Tyler Sillifant Launceston
Winners- Kellan Moore Amy Polglase First Edition BC
Runner Ups-Jenna White Penryn Saracens BC Amy Jones Yorkshire
Winners-Alex Julian Penryn Saracens BC Sam Laity Mounts Bay BC
Runners Up-Jason Chan Mounts Bay BC Milo Semoilin Roseland School
Semifinalists Ollie Cavill Penryn Saracens BC Tyer Sillifant Launceston
Mrs Ros Bastian, Assitant Headteacher, and Director of Community Sport at Penryn opened the event and presented medals to players during the course of the tournament.
GIRLS DOUBLES GOLD MEDALISTS
KELLAN MOORE-AMY POLGLASE
BOYS DOUBLES GOLD MEDALISTS
ALEX JULIAN-SAM LAITY
It is intended to ensure this tournament now remains a permanent fixture within the Badminton England Calender.