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Swift Current badminton players busy April 16

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Moose Jaw tournament featured two winners Grade 11 Sim Singh (boy singles) and Cole Bissonnette and Shelby Warren (mixed double).  Moose Jaw tournament featured two winners Grade 11 Sim Singh (boy singles) and Cole Bissonnette and Shelby Warren (mixed double).  Contributed

The Swift Current Composite High School badminton team attended tournaments in Moose Jaw and Maple Creek on Saturday, April 16.


The results are as follows:
Moose Jaw Badminton Tournament 2016
• Boys’ singles — Sim Singh (Grade 11) finished second in his pool with a record of 2-1 with wins over Moose Jaw Peacock and Craik. He lost in three to Kincaid. Singh won against Assiniboia in the quarter final 21-19 and 21-9. He lost his semi final against Kincaid 21-9, 15-21 and 22-24. Singh won the bronze medal match versus Coronach 21-10 and 21-18.
• Girls’ singles — Jessica Warren (Grade 10) finished first in her pool with a record of 3-0 with wins over Moose Jaw Peacock, Avonlea, and Regina O’Neil. She lost a close quarter final to Moose Jaw Central 21-14, 17-21 and 15-21.
• Boys’ doubles — Reagan Martin (Grade 11) and Wyatt Wiebe (Grade 11) finished second in their pool with a 2-1 record with wins over Craik and Moose Jaw Peacock. They lost in three to Kincaid. The Grade 11 duo lost a close quarter final match to the Wallington brothers from Gravelbourg 15-21, 21-19 and 13-21.
• Girls’ doubles — Grade 11 pairing of Sydney Hope and Hannah Kritzer, finished second in their pool with a record of 2-1 with wins over Craik, Cornerstone and a loss to Moose Jaw Peacock. They played a tough quarter final match against Assiniboia and lost 11-21 and 21-23.
• Mixed doubles — Grade 12 duo of Shelby Warren and Cole Bissonnette finished first in their pool with a 3-0 record with wins over two teams from Moose Jaw Peacock and the team from Craik. The won their quarter final versus Cornerstone 21-17 and 21-16. They defeated Gravelbourg in the semi final 21-15, 15-21 and 21-16. They played Regina O’Neil in the final and lost 11-21 and 11-21. They were awarded the silver medal in mixed doubles.
Maple Creek Tournament 2016
• Boys’ singles — Nolan Klein (Grade 9) finished third in his pool with a 1-2 record with a win over Cabri and losses against Maple Creek and Hazlet.
• Boys’ doubles — The Grade 10 pairing of Mason Smeby and Emmett Guider finished second in their pool with a 2-0 record with wins over Maple Creek and Hazlet and loss against Fox Valley. Ryker Johnson (Grade 12) and Jayden Haubrich (Grade 11) ended up in a three-way tie for first in their pool. After the points were tallied, they were second with a 2-1 record. They had wins over Maple Creek and Frontier and a loss against Fox Valley. Unfortunately, as there were three pools of boys’ doubles, only the top team in each pool advanced to the playoffs.
• Girls’ doubles — The Grade 9 pairing of Lara New and Justine Bennett finished fourth in their pool with some close games against the Grade 10-12 teams from Maple Creek, and Frontier. The Grade 10 duo of Trista Cormier and Lindsey Chabot finished second in their pool with a 2-1 record with wins over Maple Creek and Hazlet and a loss versus Leader. Unfortunately, like the boys doubles, there were three pools and only the top team in each pool advanced to the playoffs.
• Mixed doubles — The Grade 11 pairing of Jaylyn Bell and Ethan Warkentin finished first in their pool with a 4-0 record and wins over Maple Creek, Fox Valley 1, Leader and Frontier. They won their semi final over the 2nd Fox Valley team 21-13 and 21-13. They then lost a close final against the 1st Fox Valley team 16-21, 21-18 and 16-21. They were awarded silver in mixed doubles.
These were the last tournaments of the season. SCCHS will start their road to provincials with Rolling Hills Sectionals on Saturday, April 23 at SCCHS. Teams from Herbert, Hodgeville, Ponteix, Vanguard and Gull Lake will be attending.

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