Storm Suffer First Defeat

Cornwall Storm Matches News 2018/19 South West Regional League 3 (South)

Storm went down in the top of the table clash in SW Division 3

Results

Team1st Q2nd Q3rd Q4th QFinal
Storm1115161557
Saints1621201875

Cornwall’s top two teams met in the South West League in the penultimate round of matches before the Christmas break.

It was also a clash of the top two teams in South West Division 3 so far this season with both sides unbeaten ahead of the game.

Captain Hannah Cox prepares to shoot in the game against Saints

The visitors took an early two goal lead only for Storm to pull it back. Once again Saints went ahead by three only to be pegged back again by the home team.

It was going to be that sort of game with the sides evenly matched and not prepared to give an inch.

14 year old Bryher Croker was given Player of the Match

However, the visitors took a 5 goal lead into the first quarter break.

It was to prove to be the way the game would unfold with the visitors winning each quarter by a few goals.

“We definitely weren’t playing as well as we have been doing this season.”

David White, Cornwall Storm Head Coach

“We were certainly in the game,” said Head Coach David White, “Although we definitely weren’t playing as well as we have been doing this season.”

Phoebe Lagor replaced Maia Adams at Goal Defence for the second half with Bryher Croker playing the second half at Centre.

“I thought Bryher had a great game and really stepped up when we put Phoebe back to GD,” said White

Caitlyn Oates puts up another shot despite close attention from the defence

Ultimately though the game slipped away from Storm and they went down to their first defeat in the South West League but with Vivary, who were third, also losing the gap remains 8 points between 2nd and 3rd.

Player of the Match

Bryher Croker was voted Player of the Match by the opposition.

Name
Bryher Croker
Nationality
eng England
Position
Centre, Wing Attack
Current Team
Storm
Leagues
South West Regional League 3 (South)
Seasons
2017-18 Pre-Season, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2018-2019 Pre-Season

What’s Next?

Storm face Jupiter from Bridgwater in the final round of matches before the Christmas break. The match is taking place as part of a special Sponsors event being put on by the club to welcome Mining Searches UK into the Storm set up.

Mining Searches UK has supplied sponsorship for Storm’s Senior league teams and coaches for the next three seasons.

The match takes place at the Ben Ainslie Centre at Truro School on Sunday December 9th at 1:30pm.

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Cornwall Storm is a South West Regional League club that plays in Truro and trains at Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Redruth, Cornwall. We have been a club since 2005 and cater for all abilities with our Regional and Cornwall League Senior and Junior teams.
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