Broncs/Rams badminton tournament results

The Broncs badminton team hosted their annual open invitational on April 4th and 5th at the Ecole Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School

Badminton tourney: Nic Seymour is quick to respond to his opponent last weekend during the Broncs/Rams badminton tournament last weekend. The tournament was held at the École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School while the Ponoka Secondary Campus’ gym is still under construction.

Badminton tourney: Nic Seymour is quick to respond to his opponent last weekend during the Broncs/Rams badminton tournament last weekend. The tournament was held at the École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School while the Ponoka Secondary Campus’ gym is still under construction.

The Broncs badminton team hosted their annual open invitational on April 4th and 5th at the Ecole Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School in conjunction with the Lacombe Rams. The event was open to Grades 7 to 12 students. Approximately 150 players from 10 schools participated. This was a large turnout and a most successful event,. It also gives the players a chance to play in a tournament atmosphere prior to area playoffs, which take place in Lacombe on April 16, to be followed by zone playoffs on April 28 and Alberta Schools Athletic Association (ASAA) provincials May 2 to 3 in Lethbridge.

Top finishers for the BRONCS Gr. 10-12 include:

U16 girls singles

Gold – McKenzie Henderson

Bronze – Lisa van der Westhuizen

U16 boys singles

4th – Nic Seymoor

U16 girls doubles

Gold – McKenzie Henderson and Samira Rowland

U16 mixed doubles

Silver – McKenzie Henderson and Zach Epp

U17 boys singles

Gold – Jared Nicolls

U17 girls singles

Silver – Sarah Green

U19 boys singles

Gold – Chase Staldeker

U19 boys doubles

Gold – Chase Staldeker and Jared Nicolls

U19 girls doubles

Bronze – Sarah Green and Caitlyn McLaren

Sponsors of the tournament were Bruce’s True Value Hardware, Wedin’s Team and Corporate and Lacombe Audio & Video.

Results for Grades 7 to 9 were not available at press time.

SUBMITTED BY BRONCS COACH JIM LANK