Junior badminton club returns with inspiring results after weekend tourney

The Stettler Junior Badminton Club had 12 players attend the annual junior badminton tournament in Okotoks at the Edison School last weekend.

A memory of good sportsmanship – Stettler’s junior badminton players put in a great effort in their weekend tournament in Okotoks and posed with their coach to cameras to mark a weekend of good play.

The Stettler Junior Badminton Club had 12 players attend the annual junior badminton tournament in Okotoks at the Edison School last weekend.

John Langford was the star winning all three events U12 boys singles, doubles and mixed.

Ryland Stefanik was 2nd in U12 boys singles and doubles and 1st place in doubles with John.

Cassidy Nichols finished 2nd in U12 mixed with Ryland Stefanik and 3rd in U12 girls’ doubles.

Taylor Chase made it to the semi finals of the boys singles consolation draw for U14 and he and Mitchell Lotoski were in tough doubles, winning the first and losing the second.

The U16 field was fairly strong with two of Stettler boys winning the first in singles and losing the second. Brett Samson played in the semi finals of the U16 boys singles draw. The U19 boys draw was very strong and James Langford played well but lost two singles matches in three games. Aleah Ross finished second in the U19 girls singles draw.

“It is great to see so many of the players out for these events and I look forward to even more success into the new year, “ said coach Bruce LaRocque..

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