Below are the SCCHS badminton teams results from Sat., March 23:

Six SCCHS teams attended the senior badminton tournament in Gravelbourg on Sat., March 23. 

Boys Doubles - Kai Haubrich (Gr. 9) and Parth Shah (Gr. 10) finished third in their pool with close losses to Ponteix and Gravelbourg. The Grade 11 pairing of Adam Guider and Brock Lemay finished second in their pool with a loss to Ecole Ducharme and a win against Assiniboia. These two SCCHS teams then crossed over in the first round of playoffs. Guider/Lemay defeated Haubrich/Shah 21-17 and 21-10 advancing them to the quarter finals. Here they lost to one of the teams from Glentworth, which dropped them down to the silver medal bracket. Here they defeated Kincaid (21-13, 21-5),

 Gravelbourg (21-10, 21-14), and then the team from Glentworth (21-10, 21-16). This advanced them to the silver medal final against Ponteix. Guider/Lemay lost 15-21, 13-21 and were awarded third place in the boys doubles category.

Mixed Doubles - Caedyn Moffitt (Gr. 10) and Hillary Lacelle (Gr. 9) finished third in their pool with wins over Kincaid and Lafleche, and losses to Ponteix and Gravelbourg. This advanced them to the quarter finals. Here they faced Assiniboia and lost, eliminating them from the playoffs.

Boys Singles - Grady Rogers (Gr. 12) finished first in his pool. This placing secured him a bye to the second round of playoff matches. Here he faced Gravelbourg and lost 9-21 and 19-21, dropping him down to the silver medal bracket. In Rogers’ first game, he defeated Mortlach 2 (21-13, 22-20). In his next game he played another athlete from Mortlach. This match was close but Rogers was defeated 21-9, 16-21, and 19-21, eliminating him from the playoffs.

Girls Doubles - The Grade 12 duo of Justine Bennett and Lara New finished second in their pool with wins over Ponteix, Gravelbourg and Glentworth, and a loss to Assiniboia. In the quarter final, Bennett/New faced a second team from Glentworth and were defeated 15-21 and 15-21.

Girls Singles - Sam Froude (Gr. 12) finished second in her pool with wins over Rockglen, Ponteix, Assiniboia, and Gravelbourg and a loss to Glentworth. In the quarter-final, Froude defeated Assiniboia 25-23 and 22-20. In the semi-final she faced Ponteix and lost 13-21 and 11-21. This dropped her down to the bronze medal match where she faced  Ecole Mathieu. Froude took the match to three, but lost 21-10, 15-21 and 6-21.

Two SCCHS teams attended the senior badminton tournament in Maple Creek on Sat., March 23. 

The boys singles representative was Oakley Stewart (Gr. 11). The boys doubles team was Grade 9 duo, Carson Schapansky and Brady Watson. Unfortunately, Watson had to withdraw due to injury after the first 2 matches. Stewart stepped in and competed in both the singles and doubles categories for the rest of the tournament. Stewart finished second in the boys singles pool with one loss to Fox Valley (Frank), and wins over Leader, Fox Valley (Mason), Cabri, and Gull Lake. The boys’ doubles team finished fourth in the pool with wins over Leader and Cabri, and losses to Fox Valley, Gull Lake and Maple Creek. In the bronze medal match Schapansky/Stewart faced Maple Creek again and defeated them 21-11, 18-21 and 21-13. This earned them third place in the boys’ doubles category. After this match, Stewart went straight into the boys singles final.

 Here he faced Fox Valley (Frank) once again. After playing a long boys’ doubles match, a very tired Stewart was unable to emerge victorious in this gold medal singles match. He was awarded second place in boys singles.

The next action for the SCCHS badminton team will be on Saturday March 30th at the senior badminton tournament in Leader. 

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