Storm Win At Bodmin

Storm stay second in the SW League after grinding out tough win

Results

Team1st Q2nd Q3rd Q4th QFinal
Bodmin159111045
Storm2012111255

It was rough and out of control at times but Storm toughed out an important win in this Cornish Derby in South West Regional League 3 (South).

The first quarter started and finished with both sides swapping goals. Storm put two turnover runs together and ended up taking a five goal lead into the break.

Caitlyn Oates takes a ball in the circle

It was a lead the visitors would never relinquish and stretched it further at the start of the second period taking five goals without reply.

The home side hit back with a three goal run as Storm led 32-24 at half time.

Niamh Symons takes a ball through court in the win at Bodmin

Head Coach David White kept the same seven for the first three periods as Storm looked to consolidate their lead.

Just as the quarter was drawing to a close Wing Attack Bethany Fenn was forced off with a nose bleed to be replaced by Fern Noott.

Phoebe Lagor takes a penalty pass in the match at Bodmin

Noott stayed on for the final quarter that started goal for goal once more.

By this point the game had descended into an error strewn battle but Storm held their nerve to take the final period and the match 55-45.

“We knew exactly what we’d be in for today but I thought the girls stood up well,” said White. “We played well in patches and when we did we got the ball through court very well but it was a game filled with a lot of errors.”

Goal Defence Kirstin Lamb takes an interception in the win at Bodmin

The win keeps Storm in second place, trailing the leaders Saints on Goal Average with these two sides remaining the only two unbeaten teams in the Division.

“It was really physical,” said Captain Hannah Cox. “There was lots of contest on court. I thought our defence was awesome.”

Player Of The Match

Storm Goal Defence, Kirstin Lamb, was voted Player of the Match by the opposition.

Name
Kirstin Lamb
Nationality
eng England
Position
Wing Defence, Goal Defence, Goal Keeper
Current Team
Storm
Leagues
South West Regional League 3 (South)
Seasons
2018-2019 Pre-Season, 2018-2019, 2017-2018, 2017-18 Pre-Season

What’s Next?

Storm are back at home next Sunday with a match against fourth placed Vivary from Somerset. The match starts at 1:30pm at the Ben Ainslie Sports Centre in Truro School. Spectators are welcome free of charge in the viewing gallery.

 

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