Thursday 1 November 2012

CYB U17’s
Medals in Worcester

On Sunday 21st October a large contingent of Cornwall’s U17 squad headed off to Worcester to play in the Badminton England U17 Bronze tournament. All 13 players fought hard in their respective groups with Ben Johnson (Liskeard) and Jake Brazewell  (Truro College) progressing to the quarterfinals of the singles before being knocked out. Georgia Higgs (Helston), Amy Polglase (Camborne) and Kellen Moore (Camborne) all progressed to the knockout stage with Kellen coming away with a bronze medal and Amy the eventual runner up losing 21-15 in the final to Anisha De Silva (Bucks).
In the doubles it was clean sweep for Cornwall winning gold medals in both girls and boys doubles. Kellen and Amy winning comfortably against their Staffordshire opponents 21-12. The boys final was a much  tenser affair with Ben Johnson and Sam Payne (Callington) having to come from behind to win it on their 6th match point 25-23 against Alex Horner and Chris Dix (both Hampshire).

Cornwall Players: Vinodh Arumugam (Truro), Ruth Barnicoat(Penryn), Matt Bick(Mounts Bay), Will Bick(Mounts Bay), Jake Brazewell, Georgia Higgs, Ben Johnson, Kellen Moore,  Sam Payne, Amy Polglase,  Jack Osborne(Callington), Noah Semonin(Roseland), Nick Spencer( Truro College).