HOME COUNTIES PROVE A TOUGH TEST



Bout of the night contestants: Nathan Hall and Mason Smale (right).

CASEY DE LA MARE won for the sixth straight time to seal a 6-4 win for the Guernsey squad over the Home Counties at St Pierre Park.
With the match in the balance at 5-4 in Guernsey’s favour, the top-of-the-bill middleweight contest lived up to its billing and a split decision that went against Babatunji Ogiunniya ensured that the home squad came out on top.
Ogiuinniya, who was introduced as ‘Mr T’, proved to be a very tough test for the local 18-year-old, and the majority verdict was no great surprise for the home crowd.
There were also good wins for the improving Tomaz Kot, who won his heavyweight contest against Jamie Smith on a unanimous decision, Jimmy Lesbirel, Nathan Green, Sam Masterman and Jake Fletcher.

Results:
Guernsey 6, Home Counties 4
(Guernsey names first)
Charlie Watson lost to Kai Sundaraigoo, majority decision; Jake Fletcher beat John Stanley, unanimous decision; Seb Fitzpatrick lost to Junayd Malik, majority decision; Mason Smale lost to Nathan Hall, unanimous decision; Sam Masterman beat Harry Roberts, unanimous decision; Michael Crowley lost to Stuart Prince, unanimous decision; Nathan Green beat Joe Dennison, unanimous decision; Jimmy Lesbirel beat Michael Wilcox, majority decision; Tomasz Kot beat Jamie Smith, unanimous decision; Casey de la Mare beat Babatunji Ogiunniya, majority decision.

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