Pickerill's score-some performance

PUBLISHED: 13:21 16 March 2006 | UPDATED: 13:17 04 May 2010

ANDREW Pickerill took gold in the North West Open Age Banded Judo Championships at St Helens, Merseyside. Andrew, of Littleport Judo Club, fought in the under 66kg category for 12- and 13-year-olds, won his first contest with his favourite throw for maxim

ANDREW Pickerill took gold in the North West Open Age Banded Judo Championships at St Helens, Merseyside.

Andrew, of Littleport Judo Club, fought in the under 66kg category for 12- and 13-year-olds, won his first contest with his favourite throw for maximum points, dominated his second opponent with three scoring-throws to give him the win, then faced his final opponent which he had to win to take the title. Andrew made all the right moves, scored twice to take the lead, and finished with the decisive throw for maximum points to win the contest and the gold medal.

On behalf of Andrew, Littleport Judo Club appeals to local businesses and individuals for sponsorship and any interested parties are invited to contact the secretary, Ros Edwards, on 01553 840573 or write to Littleport Judo Club at 76 Back Lane, West Winch, King's Lynn. PE33 0LA.

n The judo club welcomes new players, young and old, and meets at Littleport Leisure Centre. More information about the judo club is available at the Leisure Centre or by ringing one of the coaches on 01553 763973 or 01553 840573.

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