Juniors A sweep badminton opponents

Juniors A took a 5-0 sweep over Shuttlers D when the two sides meet on the third night of the ongoing David King Memorial Inter-club Badminton tournament being played at the Wildey Gymnasium.

Led by under-19 champions Shae Martin and Amanda Haywood who won their respective singles matches, Juniors A managed to take a 2-0 lead. Haywood defeated Cathy Ann Webster 21-2, 21-3, while Martin was victorious 21-4 and 21-6 over Towain King.

Amanda Haywood won her singles match. (Picture by Morissa Lindsay)
Amanda Haywood won her singles match. (Picture by Morissa Lindsay)

Then in doubles action Krystal Clarke and Ashlee Robinson lost the first set 22-24 to Sherri-Ann Crichlow and Natasha Jones who failed to carry on the momentum and lost the second and third sets 21-10 and 21-11.

Gavin Robinson and Nicholas Sobers then made light work of Aslam Bhika and Andre Woodvine 21-10 and 21-5 to give Juniors a 4-0 lead. Martin and Haywood came back and featured in mixed doubles and wrapped things up 21-5 and 21-9 against Bhika and Crichlow of Shuttlers.

Shuttlers A then got the better of Juniors B 5-0; Pioneers A defeated Pioneers C 5-0 and Shuttlers B did well to trounce Pioneers B 4-1. Play will continue on October 25th at the Wildey Gymnasium.

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