Gaining experience while having fun

Stettler Junior Badminton Club

Stettler Junior Badminton Club

In the run-up to this weekend’s major badminton tournament in town, members of the Stettler Junior Badminton Club traveled to Saskatoon Riverside Badminton and Tennis Club for a competition on Jan. 29 and 30.

The eight members attending the tournament competed in two events, singles and doubles, along with 101 other athletes. Stettler players had fun and gained much experience over the weekend.

Medal winning performances were achieved by Destiny Croker – bronze in U16 girls doubles; John Langford – gold in U14 boys singles, and silver in U14 boys doubles; Deepan Hazra – gold in U16 boys singles; and James Langford -silver in U19 boys singles.

Other members of the team – U16 boys Josh Nichols and Micah Croker along with U19 boys Cole and Brett Samson performed well according to the club manager.