The fifth annual Cramlington 2 Star Junior Tournament, sponsored by aalco, the UK’s leading metal stockholder, was held on Sunday 4 November 2012. With 51 competitors it proved to be an enjoyable and entertaining day for competitors and spectators alike, and gave those present a glimpse of a potential England players of the future.

Players from Cleveland dominated this years competition. The Junior Boys Singles was won by Josh Harland of Ormesby who beat fellow Ormesby player Sam Hitchen in a very exciting final getting home 12 – 10 in the fifth end. On his way to the final he put out Kaine MacDonald in the quarters and Joe Clark in the semis. Hitchen had accounted for Aaron Uppal of Ormesby and Dean Richardson of Northumberland.

Clark , who plays forNorthfield, had a good day winning both the Cadet Boys and the Under 13 boys. He defeated Northumberland’s Arran Kent in the quarters of the cadets, young Joseph Saxton from Rotherham in the semis and then produced the shock of the day by beating Harland  over four ends in the final.

Nine year old Saxton won the Under 11 Boys Group with Ormesby’s Joshua Weatherby runner up whilst the Junior Boys Plate was won by another Ormesby player, Calum White.

Northfield’s Hannah Clark, like her brother, also had a splendid day, taking both the junior and cadet Girls titles. In the Juniors she defeated top seed Eleanor Davidson in the semis and then went on to beat Katie Barlow in the final, which was a repeat of the Cadet Girls final.

The Under 13 Girls saw victory for Sophie Barlow over Holly Williams in an allNorthfieldfinal

Ormesby’s Charlotte Weatherby won the Under 11 Girls Group with Lily May Williams coming second.

Holly Williams had the consolation of winning the Junior Girls Plate., defeating Amy Webster in the final.


Junior Boys: Semis: Harland beat J. Clark  7  4  1  Hitchen beatRichardson  7  11  5

Final:   Harland  beat Hitchen  8  -11  8  -13  10

Josh Harland

Sam Hitchen









Junior Girls: Semis: K.Barlow beat S.Barlow 9  -7  4  8 H. Clark beat Davidson  14  8  8

Final:  H.Clark beat K.Barlow  7  5  6

Cadet Girls:  Semis:  K.Barlow beat H.Williams  4  10  7  H.Clark beat S.Barlow  -7  11  7  7

Final:  H.Clark beat K.Barlow  -5  11  10  -8  11

Hannah Clark

Katie Barlow









Cadet Boys  Semis: J.Clark beat Harry Saxton  8  3  7  Harland beat MacDonald  7  8  5

Final:   J.Clark beat Harland  -4  9  7  6

Joe Clark









Under 13 Boys;  Final: J.Clark beat J.Saxton  5  -7  7  -9  6

Joseph Saxton










Under 13 Girls; Final:  S.Barlow beat H.Williams  9  -8  -9  6  7

Holly Williams

Sophie Barlow









Under 11 Boys Group: 1st: J.Saxton 2nd: J.Weatherby

Joseph Saxton and Joshua Weatherby










Under 11 Girls Group: 1st: C.Weatherby  2nd:  L.M. Williams

Charlotte Weatherby and Lily May Williams

Charlotte Weatherby and Lily May Williams









Junior Boys Plate: Final: White beat Ashwell  -5  8  10  8

Callum White

Michael Ashwell









Junior Girls Plate: Final: H.Williams beat Webster  4  8  8


Amy Webster


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