21st May 2012
The first SWJBT event of the season was held at Boscombe Reef Beach on Saturday 19 May 2012, with a record number of 36 teams, competing in age groups from u-12′s up to u-19′s. Teams from all over the south west region competed in the 2 a side competition, and with conditions being calm and slightly overcast in the morning, with the sunshine coming out in the afternoon.
The U-19′s boys competition was dominated by England Development Squad player Ryan Stout and Aaron Walrond, overcoming Local Wessex players, Ben Torrens and Ryan Jones.
The U-17′s girls saw a very accomplished performance by Wessex’s Emma Crane and Paige Tutiett, taking the final from Lizzie Wyatt and Melissa Hanger.
The U-17′s boys was the closest fought event on the day, with Harry and Alfie Constable from Academy of Beach Sports Croyde coming out victors of Pete Rowe and Nick Morris of Wessex.
A complete list of results can be found here.