Junior UK Masters 2021: UK’s best under-21 archers compete
The best junior archers in the UK came together this weekend at Deer Park Archers for the 2021 Junior Masters.
For the compound cadet men category, Thomas Lane ranked in first position with 687. Chloe A’Bear lead the qualification with 673 for the compound cadet women. And in the compound junior mixed category, which includes both men and women over 17, Lewis Haslam took the top spot with the highest score of the day with 698. For the compound under 12 mixed, Harriet Beckinsale-Smith ranked top with 594.
In the head to heads, the final four of the cadet men were Thomas Lane, Finlay Clark, Jack Wood and Ioan Rees.
In the bronze final, Thomas Lane dominated his match, shooting a PB of 149 points to Finlay Clark’s 139.
Going for gold, Jack Wood took the win with a two point lead over Ioan Rees, 141-139.
The final four for the cadet women were Chloe A’Bear, Hallie Boulton, Isabella Bruguier and Patience Wood.
In the bronze, Isabella Bruguier and Patience Wood both put up a fight and equalled on 141 each, but it was Patience who took the win. Chloe A’Bear was able to maintain her top spot from qualification into the gold final, taking the match from Hallie Boulton, 145-136.
And for the final compound category, the compound junior mixed, the finalists were Lewis Haslam, Grace Chappell, Aidan Elves, and Jenny Bryan.
In the bronze final, Jenny Bryan took the win from Aidan Elves with 141-132.
For the gold, top ranked Lewis Haslam and Grace Chappell tied with each other on 143 points. In the shoot off, Lewis retained his lead with a 10 to Grace’s 9.
After qualification, Oliver Hicks ranked first for the barebow cadet men with 578. For the cadet women, Amelia Chumber came top with 559. Hicks also came first in the overall cadet mixed category.
The final four going into the medal matches were Oliver Hicks, Amelia Chumber, Isabel Plowman and Emily Summers.
In the bronze, Emily Summers took the win from Isabel Plowman 7-1.
Going for gold, Amelia Chumber put up a fight, however Oliver Hicks took the match 6-2.
The junior men leader after qualification was Monty Orton with 607. For the junior women, Megan Costall topped her category with 605. Charlie Medhurst won the cadet men with 633, and for the cadet women the winner was Alia Fallouh with 535. For the Under 14 men, Samuel Gulvin came first with 619, and for the under 14 women Megan Havers won with 636. And finally for the under 12 men category, Carlos Amata came first with 653.
For the junior men gold match, Monty Orton took the win against Cameron Radigan 6-2.
The top four for for the junior women were Megan Costall, Thea Rogers, Katie Tonkinson and Hannah Evans. Evans was able to take the bronze medal from Tonkinson with 6-4. And going for gold, Megan Costall retained her win against Rogers with 6-2.
For the cadet men, the final four were Charlie Medhurst, John Smart, Maxwell Oakley and William Liversidge.
In the bronze, Maxwell Oakley took the win from William Liversidge 6-2.
And in the gold final, Charlie Medhurst and John Smart put up a fight, but it was Medhurst who won 6-4.
In the cadet women category, the four athletes going into the finals were Alia Fallouh, Emelia Hughes, Alice Mustey and Anna Blythe.
Anna Blythe shot straight sets in the bronze final to take the win from Alice Mustey 6-0.
And for the gold, Emelia Hughes took the win 6-2 against Alia Fallouh.
Samuel Gulvin won against Oscar Fenik 7-1 for the under 14 men category.
The top four under 14 women were Megan Havers, Lily Knutton, Sarah Khaled and Nicole Latos. Latos took the bronze medal from Khaled with 7-1. In the gold, Havers shot against Knutton where Havers took the match 7-3.
There was also the champion of champions each day with the winners of each category going against each other. The archers shot one arrow and the furthest away from the centre each round dropped out. Lewis won the Saturday, and Carlos Amata won Sunday.