HECKMONDWIKE’s Danny Teale reached the semi-finals of the Yorkshire Boys and Girls Under 16 Merit at Hunmanby.
He lost 21-17 to Marc Armitage of Pudsey Littlemoor, who went on to win the title 21-20 in a thrilling showpiece against clubmate Robbie Ellis.
Katie Hemmingway, of Kirkheaton, Con reached the second round while Jack Humpleby of Shepley was also in the final. Chelsea Crawley of Almondbury Lib also qualified but scratched.
First round – Thomas Bailey (Wibsey Park) 21 Shane Wainwright (Rothwell) 20, Kieren Ormsby (Hanging Heaton) 21 Jack Humpleby (Shepley) 17, Robbie Ellis (Pudsey Littlemoor) 21 Morgan Beale (Borough) 7, Joseph Cranston (Crossgates) 21 Callum Fennell (Castleford Town) 16, Chloe Hirst (Queensbury) 17 Katie Hemmingway (Kirkheaton Con) 21, Jamie Winterburn (Garforth Rec) 14 Danny Teale (Heckmondwike) 21, Marc Armitage (Pudsey Littlemoor) w/o Chelsea Crawley (Almondbury Lib), Amy Stevenson (Whitkirk) 20 Stacey Deighton (Dukes Park) 21.
Second round – Bailey 21 Ormsby 9, Ellis 21 Cranston 10, Hemmingway 8 Teale 21, Armitage 21 Deighton 15.
Semi-finals – Bailey 10 Ellis 21, Teale 17 Armitage 21.
Finals – Ellis 20 Armitage 21.