Thursday 28 February 2013
National Schools Badminton Championships
The County Final of the Badminton England National Schools Badminton Championships took place at Carn Brea Leisure Centre Pool on Wednesday 27th February. A total of 64 players from across the County competed for the County Title and progression to the Regional Finals at Exeter University on March 14th.
Eleven Schools were represented across the age groups, Mounts Bay, Humphry Davy, Camborne, Roseland, Poltair, Bodmin, Fowey, Penryn, Truro, Launceston, Callington.
All Teams having won through their local rounds over the last few weeks.
The standard across the competition was of a high standard and some closely fought matches ensued.
Eventual winners were ;
KS 3 BOYS LAUNCESTON
KS 3 GIRLS CAMBORNE
KS 4 BOYS TRURO
KS4 GIRLS PENRYN
All these schools will represent Cornwall on the 14th March when Teams will be aiming to go the final hurdle and represent the South West Regional at the National Finals in April.
Thanks must go to Truro and Penwith College and Launceston College for providing Leaders to assist with the smooth running of the event,and Carn Brea for use of their excellent facilities.
Jon Wotton pp (Jenny Phipps Badminton England Regional Officer)