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Swift Current badminton teams fly to Gravelbourg and Leader

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Frontier School’s Heather Caswell on the left and Swift Current’s Callie Kay-Macmillan on the right had an amazing back and forth battle in the girls’ final with Kay-MacMillan prevailing. Frontier School’s Heather Caswell on the left and Swift Current’s Callie Kay-Macmillan on the right had an amazing back and forth battle in the girls’ final with Kay-MacMillan prevailing.

On Saturday March 19, the Swift Current Composite High School badminton team attended tournaments in Gravelbourg and Leader.


Gravelbourg
• Boys’ singles — Sim Singh (Grade 11) finished first in his pool with a 5-0 record. He won his semi-final versus Ecole Mathieu. He lost his final game to Frontier 17-21, 21-13 and 12-2 and was awarded the silver medal in boys’ singles.
• Girls’ singles — Callie Kay-Macmillan (Grade 11) went undefeated in the round robin finishing first in her pool with a record of 4-0. She won her semi-final versus Kincaid which advanced her to the final against Frontier. They split the first two sets and Kay-Macmillan finally defeated Frontier 30-29 in the final set winning the  gold medal in girls’ singles.
• Boys’ doubles — Grade 10 duo of Emmett Guider and Mason Smeby finished first in their pool with a record of 5-0. They won their semi-final versus Kincaid. They lost to Gravelbourg in the final 13-21 and 17-21 and were awarded the silver medal in boys’ doubles.
• Girls doubles — Grade 11 team of Sydney Hope and Hannah Kritzer finished third in their pool with a record of 3-2.
• Mixed Doubles — Grade 12 pairing of Shelby Warren and Cole Bissonnette finished first in their pool with a record of 4-0. They crossed over to play Avonlea in the semi-final and won. Grade 11 team of Jaylyn Bell and Ethan Warkentin also finished first in their pool with a record of 4-0. They played Gravelbourg in the semi-final crossover and won. The two SCCHS teams met in the final and Bell/Warkentin defeated Warren/Bissonnette 16-21, 21-19 and 21-14. SCCHS came home with both gold and silver in mixed doubles.
 Leader
• Boys’ singles — Grady Rogers (Grade 9) finished second in his pool with a record of 2-1. He met Hazlet in the semi-final and lost 12-21 and 13-21. This put him in the bronze medal match where he played a very intense game against Fox Valley. Rogers won the first set 21-16, lost the second 23-25 and lost the third 16-21. He finished fourth overall in boys’ singles.
• Girls’ singles — Monica Torales (Grade 9) finished fourth in her pool. Jezrel Soriano finished second in her pool with a record of 1-1. Soriano played Maple Creek in the quarter final winning 21-9 and 21-8. This advanced her to the semi-final where she defeated Leader 21-19 and 21-10. She lost her final game to Hazlet 19-21 and 17-21 and was awarded the silver medal in girls’ singles.
• Boys’ doubles — Ryker Johnson (Grade 12) and Reagan Martin (Grade 11) finished second in their pool with a record of 2-1. They played Leader in the semi-final and lost 17-21 and 16-21. This put them in the bronze medal match where the defeated Fox Valley 21-14 and 21-17.
• Girls’ doubles — Lindsey Chabot (Grade 10) and Lara New (Grade 9) finished second in their pool with a 1-1 record. This rookie team played a hard quarter final against the pairing from Fox Valley. The won the first set 21-18 and then lost the next two 13-21 and 10-21.
• Mixed doubles — Grade 12 pairing of Kahlan Ellertson and Tyler Wall finished second in their pool with a record of 1-1. They played Leader in the quarter final and won both sets 21-8. This advanced them to the semi-final where they lost to Maple Creek 19-21 and 13-21. Ellertson and Wall defeated Fox Valley in the bronze medal match 21-15 and 21-16.
The next action for SCCHS will be at their home tournament on Saturday, April 9.

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