Mounts Bay Junior Badminton Club held their annual Christmas Tournament at Penwith College Sports Hall on Thursday 18th December.
38 Players competed over 2 hours of badminton for trophies which were presented by Trevelyan Searle-Chairman of Mounts Bay Senior BC.
Players were paired in doubles with different partners ensuring both the U13 and U17 categories were mixed throughout the tournament.
Mounts Bay JBC has now been in existence for some 16 months after an initial successful Local Network funding bid.Since then the club has received financial support from Penwith District Council in recognition of the opportunity the club offers to young children from across the District.
U17 Girls Winner-Daphne Luke Mounts Bay School
U17 Girls R/U Molly Blewett Humphry Davy School
U17 Boys Winner Lee Chapple Mounts Bay
U17 Boys R/U Thomas Shorley Humphry Davy
U13 Girls Winner Shauna Payne Pensans Community Primary School
U13 Girls R/U Francesca Ellis Mounts Bay
U13 Boys Winner Matt Dale Newlyn Primary
U13 Boys R/U Mawgan Petersen Newlyn Primary
Most Improved Player Trophy was awarded to Francesca Ellis who has progressed into the U17 session,has achieved County selection at U13 level and competed against Gloucester, and Somerset.She has also competed in the Kerrier Junior Tournament and achieved notable wins in both her county matches and Tournament.
Most Committed Player Award was presented to George Nicholas Mounts Bay for his willingness to assist coaching at the U13 session and ensure the hall is ready for use at the start of each session.George has a 100% attendance since the start of the season in early September.He has a £30 voucher from TAG SPORTS to purchase a YONEX badminton shirt of his choice .
Sportsmanship Trophy was awarded to Molly Blewett in recognition of her willingness to attend the U13 session and assist with coaching.Molly is respected by both Players and Coaches for her behaviour both on and off court and her desire to continually improve and ensure fair play at all times.
Mounts Bay JBC meets every Thursday at Penwith College Sports Hall.
Club restarts on Thursday 8th January and new players are always welcome.
The club is coached by Cath Bick,Phil Chapple and Jon Wotton.
If any parents are interested in their children learning new skills in a safe and friendly environment please contact Jon Wotton 01736 850045.