Boxing in the U165 kilo, under 20 bouts category, Powell lost a unanimous decision, 20-7, to Craig Callaghan of Sefton, Liverpool, inside HMS Nelson the Navy’s gymnasium.
Powell, with the vastly experienced Dave Thompson and Tony Burt in his corner, battled back well – without ever being at his best – to win the final round four points to two.
‘Ryan didn’t think he could win until it was too late, but he has done tremendously well to get to the final.
Only good lads get this far, he should be proud of himself,’ said coach Thompson.
TENNIS: Gouyette takes CI crown – Katie Gouyette became one of the youngest winners of the Channel Island Closed Championships yesterday as she beat Kirsten McArthur 6-2, 6-2 in the ladies’ final.
Gouyette, paired with Rebecca Edwards, also won the final of the ladies’ doubles, beating Sarah Jones and McArthur 6-4, 6-3.
Meanwhile Guernsey dominated the men’s event with Pat Ogier retaining his singles title with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Rob West.
The two then joined forces to beat Grant Collins and Mike Steigenberger in the doubles 6-3, 6-3.
SAILING: Jersey dominate – Jersey’s The Dog’s took victory in St Helier Yacht Club’s Kleinwort Benson Yacht Challenge on Saturday.
Finishing in 4.36.28 hr they won the race with a corrected time of 5.37.34 hr.
Mad Cap were second as 4.43.37 hr was corrected to 5.46.18 hr and Alice II were third with an elapsed time of 4.01.49 corrected to 5.53.01 hr.
A Jersey team of Contango, La Vida Loca, Jack Rabbit and Toybox won the Sir James Knott trophy after beating a Guernsey team of Less Xpense, White Rabbit, Alice and X-Celerator 69-59.
SHYC’s Voodoo Doll, The Dog’s and Mic Mac formed Team Jersey to win the Dresdner Team trophy with 23 points.
Guernsey’s The Alice Racing team were second with 87 pts and Blue Boys third with 172 pts.
CRICKET: Inter-insular honours even – The Jersey under-11 team lost by three wickets to Guernsey while the Jersey U13’s beat the home side by 23 runs at College Field yesterday.
GOLF: Championship contest – Craig Hartley, 13 handicap, won Les Mielles Golf Club’s Open Championship Strokeplay section at the weekend with a nett 61.
Nigel Johnson, 14 hcp, was second with 62 and Trevor Simon, 9 hcp, third with 63.
In the Stableford section, home players took the honours with Captain Brian Hudson, 21 hcp, scoring 43 points and pipping Alan Cross, 25 hcp, to the post as he scored 42.
Maurice McEwan, 22 hcp, was third on 37 pts.
The scratch section was also closely contested with three handicapper Karl Fitzpatrick leading the field with a gross 66, closely followed by Shane Fitzsimmons and talented junior Harry Steel who both recorded gross 68s.
l George de Sousa, 16 hcp, won the Demi Golf Society’s June Monthly medal event on Saturday with a nett score of 54.
Paul King, 12 hcp, was second on 59 and Toni Rowles, 13 hcp, third on 62.
l Mich Briand won St Clement Golf Club’s AC Stableford yesterday while Malcolm Berridge and Jimmy Brown made it into the final of the Wakeham Bowl.
SHOOTING: High gun de la Haye – Jon de la Haye was High Gun and winner of Class AA yesterday with 48 ex 50 in Lecq Clay Target Club’s 50 Bird Sporting.
Other results: A Class: 1, Ashley Le Sech 44; 2, Ernie Le Brun 43; 3=, Mike Barnes and Graham Le Cornu 41.
B Class: 1, Freddie Barette 44; 2, Simon Wedgbury 43; 3=, Adrian Le Gal and Clive Green 41.
C Class: 1, Mark Davey 35; 2=, Jason Leaney and Peter Quimby 34; Junior: 1, Robert Cragg 37; 2, James Angus 36; 3, Ashley Davey 33.
SOFTBALL: Les Quennevais’ results – Softball Association League: Inter-Divisional – CPA Pirates 17 – AIB Shamrocks 11; Optimus Storm 27, Cubs 16.
Division I: Flyers 10, Niners 23.
SAILING: Hobie 16s winners – Results from the RCIYC Hobie Fleet Moore Properties Summer Series races three and four in St Aubin’s Bay, held yesterday.
Race III – A Fleet: 1, Darren Stower and Mike Winspear; 2, Gordon Burgis and Ken Snell; 3, Peter Scriven and Rachel Wijsmuller.
B fleet: 1, Laurence Carter and Emilie Harris; 2, Laura Jane Carter and Thomas Harris; 3, Kate Lambert and Robert Kazmierczak.
Race IV – A: 1, Stower and Winspear; 2, Burgis and Snell; 3, Grant Neale and Karen La Rose.
B Fleet: 1, Lambert and Kazmierczak; 2, Aaron Le Cornu and Steve Duquemin; 3, Carter and Harris.
CROQUET: Sowerby retains honours – Richard Sowerby retained the Jersey Croquet Club’s golf croquet championship title at the weekend beating Martin Hodge 3-0.
SHOOTING: Osmont in pool win – Superb shooting by Steve Os mont in the Jersey Rifle Association’s Gordon and Yvonne Pool Trophy saw him romp home to a win with a score of 299.41 yesterday.
Richard Benest was second with 296.45 and Mary Norman third on 296.45.
Meanwhile Jersey Rifle Club beat Guernsey Rifle Club by six points in the Astor qualifier.
GOLF: Freeman on form – Dave Freeman, 14 hcp, won the Samares Golf Society’s Lofthur Loftsson trophy yesterday at Les Mielles with 44 pts.
Colum Spillane, 10 hcp, was second on 36 pts and Damon O’Driscoll, 11 hcp, third on 36 pts.
BOWLS – Sun shine over Guernsey – Ivy Hotton, Mary Le Quesne, Cathy Le Sueur and Enid De Gruchy beat Guernsey’s Vale Recreation Club 18-10 while Ann Chamier, Daphne Picot, Norma Hansford and Dot Sheenan beat Vale 20-16 to give the Sun ladies a 38-26 victory.
However, Guernsey’s men’s team beat Sun 50-36 before the Jersey side’s Men’s Novice Skip of Henry Picot, Alan Ferrand, Bob Le Sueur and Winter De Gruchy beat Vale 20-8.
SHOOTING: Pike in clay pigeon win – Keith Pike was high gun with 48 ex 50 in yesterday’s Crabbe Clay Pigeon Club’s 50 bird Sporting.
Other results: A Class: Sean Leonard 44; B Class Steve Gallichan 43; C Class: Tom Richardson 46; Veteran: Brian Bourne 47.
HORSE RACING: Yesterday at Les Landes – Yesterday’s Jersey Race Club results: 2.30: 1, Koka Fast (owned by the Executors of the late Phil Benest; trained by Mrs AA Malzard; ridden by A Jones) 4/5.
2, Robinzal (Angie Richardson and friends; Mrs JL Le Brocq; V Slattery) 2/1.
3, Opera Villevert (Mrs and Mrs Emile Thébault; EJ Thébault; R Hodson) 10/1.
Distances: 4 and 6 lengths.
Tote: Win £2.80.
Dual forecast: £1.70.
3.05: Race declared null and void.
3.40: 1, Tevere (Dr Ian Shenkin; Miss VS Lucas; A Procter) 9/2.
2, Khuzdar (Mrs Y Burnett, Mrs AA Malzard, Messrs D and H Le Poidevin; Mrs AA Malzard; D Georgelin) 2/1.
3, Wall Street Runner (Lavender Racing Club; Mrs JL Le Brocq; Amy Baker) 5/1.
Dist: 1, 1 and 1 length.
Tote, win: £15.20.
Places: £4.20, £4.60, £2.40.
4.15: 1, Top Pursuit (The You’ll Never Walk Alone Partnership; Miss VS Lucas; E Stack) 6/1.
2, Kristinor (J Jamouneau; Mrs AA Malzard; A Jones) 5/1.
3, Silver Silence (DM Ahier; JSO Arthur; A Procter) 2/1.
Dist: Short head, 3 and 4 lengths.
Tote, win: £42.40.
Places: £5, £3.20, £3.60.
4.50: 1, Groomsman (Dr Ian Shenkin; Miss V Lucas; A Procter) 4/9.
2, Hakam (Cerise En Bleu Racing; Joan Le Brocq; V Slattery) 5/2.
3, Countrywide Pride (D Evans; D Evans; N Pollard) 5/2.
Dist: 2 and 1 length.
Tote, win: £3.60.