Cornishman sports round-up, September 12
DOUBLE SUCCESS FOR PENZANCE LADIES:
A successful Babolat Cornwall Summer Doubles League season for the two top Penzance ladies tennis teams has come to a close, writes Birte Hosken.
With Penzance A finishing winners and Penzance B runners-up in their respective divisions, one of the competitive highlights were the Morton Nance Cup Finals at Newquay on Sunday.
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Both the Penzance A and B ladies teams qualified for the cup finals, held at the Heron Tennis Centre. While Helena Luke and Emma Lainchbury (Penzance A) gained direct entry to their division final, the B team had to win three matches to claim their place on Sunday.
The Penzance pairings both continued their brilliant run with Penzance A's Helena Luke and Emma Lainchbury beating Falmouth A 6-4, 6-4 and Penzance B's Jane Brooks and Birte Hosken beating Redruth A1 in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3.
Correction: Apologies for the incorrect caption being printed with the photograph last week. The players pictured were Helena Luke and Emma Lainchbury.
NEWS FROM MOUNTS BAY ANGLING SOCIETY:
There were two more specimen boat and one more specimen shore fish caught during the last two days of the Festival, writes David Cains.
Andy Bennetts had a 13-11-12 (114.453%) bullhuss and Andy Richards had a conger 41-2-0 (102.813%) from the boats and Keith Gilbert had a gilthead bream 5-2-5 (102.891%) from the shore.
Other boat fish: Mark Johns – lesser spotted dogfish 2-15-6 (98.698%) and bullhuss 11-11-4 (97.526%); Andy Richards – garfish 2-2-8 (90.789%). Peter Maddern had two more shore fish – mackerel 1-6-13 (87.740%) and lesser spotted dogfish 1-1-2 (65.865%). Junior, Devon Thomas weight a boat caught Thick Lip Mullet 2-10-9 (66.504%).
The Festival presentation was held at the Bath Inn last Sunday.
Award winners: Anthony Corkhill – Penzance Corporation Trophy (best specimen by visitor) mackerel 0.13.8 (51.923%); David Massimino-Jenkins – Chris Thomas Memorial Trophy (best specimen U11 overall) mackerel 0.12.7 (47.837%); Devon Thomas – J & H Rowe Perpetual Cup (best specimen by junior) LSD 2.10.13 (89.193%), S Peak Silver Cup (best specimen junior boat) red gurnard 1.10.8 (82.813%), MBAS Shield (most species boat & shore) 6 species; Ethan Gould – MBAS Silver Cup (best boat specimen) Spanish mackerel 1.7.5 (145.703%); Gary Sicolo – Peter Maddern Shield (best shore garfish) garfish 1.0.14 (70.313%), Carter Cup (most species one day shore) Spanish mackerel and mackerel 181.671%; Gregg Elliot – J & H Eathorne Silver Trophy (best specimen overall) thin lip mullet 3.11.2 (147.813%), Roy Meek Silver Cup (best shore specimen) thin lip mullet 3.1.15 (138.715%), CLIC Shield (best shore thick lipped mullet) thick lip 4.7.14 (112.305%); Grumpy Old Gits – Shore Team Shield (Team Award Shore) 738.462%; Holly Vintner – Tony Blewett Memorial Cup (best blue shark) 82.0.0 (82.00%); James Spires – Summer Spires Trophy (best shore thin lipped mullet) thin lip mullet 2.8.0 (111.111%); Jamie Rowe – M & J Putt Trophy (best wrasse shore) corkwing wrasse 0.9.3 (77.051%); Jon Hocking – West Cornwall Angling Shield (best shore ray) thornback ray 7.12.1 (96.924%); Mark Johns – Gladstone Shield (best boat / shore dogfish) LSD 2.15.6 (98.698%); Mark Putt – Penwith Trophy (best specimen Penwith Waters) Spanish mackerel 1.5.3 (132.422%); Perran Willey – Parker Trophy (Best Specimen Junior Shore) gilthead bream 3.15.4 (79.063 %), Trevor Hollow Memorial Cup (Junior Shore overall) 3.15.4, Rothwell & Towler Trophy (Junior Shore Best % by Species) 79.063%; Peter Maddern – Newlyn Cup (best shore pollack/ coalfish) pollack 3.4.14 (66.094%), Billy Knott Trophy (best shore mackerel) Spanish mackerel 1.5.6 (133.594%), The Mounts Bay Inn Shield (Most Species Shore Overall) 5 Species; Sam Narbett – Old Bath Inn Shield (best boat mackerel) Spanish mackerel 1.3.15 (124.609%); Andy Richards – Three J's Cup (best boat pollack / coalfish) pollack 4.10.14 (33.426%), Rodney Trophy (Most Species 1 Day Boat) 4 fish for 375.287%, Sid Pender Shield (most species boat overall) 12 species, Shapland Trophy (best boat flatfish) megrim 1.12.8 (142.500%), West Cornwall Angling Trophy (best boat ray) blonde ray 13.10.14 (91.198%), Mrs Matthews Trophy (best boat conger) Conger 41.2.0 (102.813%); Sand Stormers – Luke Piantino Memorial Shield (Team Award Boat) 654.323%.
Certificates awarded: Best Shore 3 bearded rockling 1.8.1(85.938%) Paul Robinson; best shore bull huss 10.2.5 (84.538%) Will Harvey; best shore gilthead bream 5.2.5 (102.891%) Keith Gilbert; best boat bullhuss 13.11.12 (114.453%) Andy Bennetts; best boat megrim 1.8.11 (122.500%) Andy Richards; best boat red gurnard 1.10.8 (82.813%) Andy Bennetts; best boat grey gurnard 0.15.6 (96.094%) Andy Richards; best boat garfish 2.13.4 (119.079%) Liam Faisey; best boat brill 5.5.11 (133.887%) Sam Narbett; best boat whiting 2.7.6 (82.031%) Mel Brewer; best boat thick lip 2.10.9 (66.504%) Devon Thomas; best boat plaice 1.6.13 (63.368%) Andy Richards; best boat haddock 2.6.6 (47.969%) Devon Thomas; best boat tub gurnard 1.0.8 (37.500%) Dave Ingram; best specimen by lady boat, ballan wrasse 5.7.9 (109.453%) Holly Vintner. Shore Pool (£35) Gregg Elliot, boat pool (£65) Andy Richards.
WEST PENWITH LEAGUE:
The new West Penwith season started last Monday when champions Heamoor opened the campaign with a 5-0 home win over Pendeen, writes Nathan Strick.
The frame of the night saw last year's Beechman Cup winner D Edwards beat visiting captain B Howells on the black. Meanwhile Mousehole A started the season with a 4-1 home win over HPC C where I Jelbert had a 36 break in his victory against A Goodman.
Wednesday night's fixtures saw both new teams to the league still waiting for their first wins. St Ives CC narrowly lost at home 3-2 against Marazion Code. Frame of the night saw A Laity get a required snooker only for P Clegg to win on the black. Star man was J Ward for a spirited first performance against R Jelbert. Last year's third place HPC B proved tough opponents for Mounts Bay's return to the league, with the hosts winning 4-1. Star man was the visitors' P Trudgeon, who had a 23 break, but could not prevent M Peters winning the frame of the night.
A weakened RAFA side won 4-1 at Bosvargus. Star man was reserve J Cornish, playing steadily to win his debut league appearance against C Ellis. Reserve D Robins played the frame of the night, beating D Fillery on the black after being 32 points behind.
J Wallis won the only home frame with a good potting performance against L Shaw.
Mousehole B lost at home 4-1 against HPC A. This saw the return of S Gill who put in a star man performance against I Laney. Frame of the night saw home player A Robinson pot pink and black to narrowly beat M Stratton. Gables hosted last year's runners-up Churchfield, who managed a 4-1 away win. Gables captain N Semmens was involved in the frame of the night against new recruit D Clemens, who had a 22 break and managed to win the frame on the blue. C Sedgeman was only home player to win beating B Harvey.
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WEST PENWITH DARTS LEAGUE:
Trewellard were crowned Summer League champions with a huge 10-2 win over The Globe A, with D Taskis throwing 21 & 20 legs with 12 tons, writes Barrie Winterbottom.
D May hit 10 tons and the pair also shared a 20 leg doubles, B Allen threw a 20 leg, while P Ellis hit a 180 with an 18 leg plus 14 tons. For The Globe S Burden was in fine form shooting out in 17, 15 and 19 along with a 101 finish, he also shared a 20 leg in the pairs with G Jenkin who finished on 100, while A Rowe shot out on 110. With two games remaining Newlyn RBL A cannot mathematically catch Trewellard after they were held to a 6-6 draw with Mousehole RBL, but had to fight back from 3-0 and 6-3 down to earn the draw. B Jones hit a 180 and shared a 21 leg with B Winterbottom in the doubles, R Wakefield also hit a 180 as did S Hicks who also hit 12 tons, while S Fletcher threw an 18 leg.
For Mousehole who drop a place to fourth, F Wallis hit a 20 leg with 11 tons, L Tanner threw 18 and 20 legs, D Gambrill hit a 180, with legs of 18, 20 and 19 with 11 tons in a fine 3-1 win over B Jones, while M Quinn threw a 16 leg. St Ives RBL replaced them in third with a 11-1 victory over Longboat Vikings, with C Nicholls hitting a 21 leg with 14 tons and shared a 21 leg pairs with R Astle, G Goodman hit a 180 with a 20 leg, while V Gill shot out on 152.
For The Vikings who are now 13 points adrift at the bottom, N Strick hit a 180, while T Winfield earned their only point after winning his singles, helped by a 20 leg. Fifth placed Longboat A suffered a 7-5 defeat to RAOB B who have now won three games on the trot. K Brockman hit a 180, S Allen threw a 20 leg, J Yendle 20 & 21 legs with 11 tons, G Whitehorn a 21 leg with 10 tons, while M Nicholls also threw 10 tons.
For the Longboat M Just had a 130 finish with an 18 leg, while A James hit a 180 with a 16 leg. Radjel A are level on points with The Globe and St Just FC after beating the football club 8-4 for whom S Hughes hit a 19 leg.
Leaders Ludgvan SC B were 9-3 winners over bottom team Radjel B with D Edwards hitting 9 tons and T Share eight tons. The Howards move up two places to third after they defeated Ludgvan SC A 11-1 with R Hinchcliffe hitting a 20 leg.
Ludgvan's M.Bennetts shot out on 104 while R Green won their only point, winning his singles helped by a 19 leg with 11 tons.
The Howards moved a point clear of Wellington A who were 8-4 winners over Standard Gwinear B, who drop a place to fifth in the table after the defeat, despite A Dunn's 17 leg, G Hollow a 180 with a 16 leg, while P Hollow also threw a 180.
Royal Standard B moved up two places to sixth after they won 7-5 at Standard Gwinear A. K Stringer hit nine tons while Gwinear's A Reynolds went one better, with 10.
The Winter League will get under way next Friday, September 20. The fixture lists will be handed out at this Sunday's meeting.
Results and tables, Pages 73-74.
CORNWALL SUPER LEAGUE:
Queens Arms A (Constantine) assured themselves of the Men's Premier Division West crown with a fine win in their penultimate match of the campaign.
Despite one match remaining, the champions have a 14-point lead over their rivals after winning 8-4 at St Rumons (Redruth).
Astro Club (Penzance) won 7-5 away at Holmans Social Club (St Austell), but it was not enough to overhaul second placed White Hart (Camborne) who were without a game.
However, the runners-up prizemoney is still up for grabs as there are just three points separating second and third.
MOUNTS BAY SHAPE UP FOR NEW CAMPAIGN:
Mounts Bay Junior Badminton Club has started their new season at Penwith College Sports Hall.
The club meets every Thursday and there are two age group sessions. Players under 13 years 4.30-5.45pm and players 13-17 years from 5.45-7pm. Cost £3 per session.
Mounts Bay is the only Badminton England National Premier Club in West Cornwall.
New players are welcome to try their first session for free and this inclusive club cater for all standards from beginners aged 6-7 Years to top Under 17 County Level with structured coaching in a safe, professional and fun environment.
Coaches are qualified to UKCC Level 2 and parents are invited to remain and watch their children if they wish.
To find out more visit the club website, mountsbaybadminton.co.uk or contact coaches Jon Wotton 01736 850045 or Cathryn Bick 01736 350047.