Storm Win At Gems

Cornwall Storm Matches News 2017/18 South West Regional League 3 (South)

Results

Team1st Q2nd Q3rd Q4th QFinal
Sydenham Gems109171652
Cornwall Storm2020131467

Storm record an impressive win on the road in Regional League 3 (South).

Storm took all the points in an exciting 67-52 victory away to Somerset side Sydenham Gems to move into third place in the league.

The win makes it two out of two at the start of the new Regional 3 season.

The visitors, starting with the line up that finished against Tor Knights last weekend, put in two high intensity quarters, recording scores of 20-10 and 20-9 to lead 40-19 at half time.

“I thought our first half play was extremely good,” said Head Coach David White. “We really went for it in the first half, turned a lot of ball in defence and our shooters were in great form.”

Cerise Lauder, Rebecca Thompson and Kirstin Lamb worked tirelessly in defence to turnover ball as Storm limited the home side’s shooting opportunities.

In the shooting circle Hannah Cox and Caitlyn Oates shared the goals as Storm built a comfortable lead by half time.

Maia Adams replaced Lamb at Wing Defence in the third quarter as the home side hit back to take the period but still trailed 53-36 .

White made two more changes at three quarter time as Niamh Symons came on at Goal Keeper, Lauder moved to Goal Defence and Esme Adams came on at Wing Defence.

“It was great to get everyone on court this week,” said White. “I thought we were good value for our win but with still plenty to work on at training this week.”

Player Of The Match

Storm Wing Attack, Alice Piper, was voted as Player of the Match.

South West Regional League 3 (South)

SeasonTeamAppearancesPlayer Of The Match
2017-18 Pre-SeasonCornwall Storm10
2017-2018Cornwall Storm51
Total-61

Storm Total

SeasonAppearancesPlayer Of The Match
2017-18 Pre-Season10
2017-201851
Total61

What’s Next?

It’s going to be an exciting return home for Storm next weekend as the current league leaders Exeter come to Truro. The match starts at 1:30pm at the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre at Truro School.

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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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