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Badminton playoffs flying high for Chinook students

Written by  Deb Reamer — Chinook Athletic Co-ordinator
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Entering the last part of the school year, students are down to the last two sports on the school calendar — badminton and track.


Senior badminton playoff dates are as follows:
• Whitemud section at Shaunavon is Tuesday, April 19 after school. Schools involved include Consul, Eastend, Shaunavon, Frontier and Val Marie.
• Cypress section at Cabri Thursday, April 21 after school. Schools involved include Maple Creek, Fox Valley, Leader, Cabri and Hazlet.
• Rolling Hills section at Swift Current Comp Saturday, April 23 starting at 10 a.m. Schools involved include Gull Lake, Swift Current Comp, Herbert, Hodgeville, Vanguard and Ponteix.
Top 4 in each category (girls’ singles, boys’ singles, girls’ doubles, boys’ doubles and mixed doubles) advance to districts.
The SWAC district championships will be held at Swift Current Comp on Saturday, April 30 starting at 10 a.m.  The Top 2 in each category will advance to SHSAA regionals in Rosetown on Saturday, May 7. 
The final step is SHSAA provincials which will be held in Humboldt on Saturday, May 14.   
Junior badminton sub/section playoffs are all on Saturday, April 30 starting at 10 a.m.:
• Cypress section at Cabri. Top 4 advance. Schools involved include Maple Creek, Fox Valley, Leader, Burstall, Cabri, Hazlet and Success.
• Rolling Hills A at Gull Lake. Top 2 advance.  Schools involved include Gull Lake, Swift Current Comp, Herbert and Waldeck.
• Rolling Hills B at Irwin. Top 2 advance. Schools involved include Irwin, Ponteix, Vanguard, Hodgeville and Wymark. 
• Whitemud at Frontier. Top 4 advance. Schools involved include Consul, Eastend, Frontier, Shaunavon and Val Marie. 
• Junior Districts will take place at Swift Current Comp on Saturday, May 7 starting at 10 a.m. 
Looking ahead to the track season, the following are the dates for the various track meets hosted by SWAC:
• Whitemud meet at Shaunavon on Tuesday, May 17.  Schools involved include Consul, Eastend, Frontier, Shaunavon and Val Marie.
• Cypress Hills meet at Swift Current on Wednesday, May 18. Schools involved include Maple Creek, Fox Valley, Leader, Burstall, Cabri, Hazlet and Success.
• Rolling Hills meet at Swift Current on Thursday, May 19. Schools involved include Gull Lake, Stewart Valley, Swift Current Comp, Irwin, Central School, Ecole Centennial, All Saints, Waldeck, Wymark, Herbert, Hodgeville, Ponteix and Vanguard. 
• SWAC District meet at Swift Current on Wednesday, May 25. 
• SHSAA provincial meet at Regina on June 3-4.
Congratulations goes out to the Hodgeville senior mixed curling team. Not only did they win the silver medal at SHSAA provincials, they have also been awarded the Sportsmanship award.
Congratulations to the team: skip Hillary Sauder, third Ben Kerr, second Emma Krauchek, lead Tyson Petersen, spares Teagan Newton and Ryelee Bekker and coach Michelle Potapinski.
The team will be awarded their banner on April 21 at Hodgeville School. 

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