Grand Rapids team second in mixed doubles at senior badminton provincials in Thompson

The Grand Rapids Schools mixed doubles badminton team of C.J. Halcrow and Tammy Mitchell fell one win short of a championship at the high school senior badminton provincials in Thompson May 3-4, losing the final 15-21, 13-21 to the champions from Steinbach Christian School.

Avery Dick, also from Grand Rapids, ended up sixth in boys’ singles after losing 9-21, 21-18, 19-21 in the fifth-place game.

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The girls’ doubles team of Jurnee Bignell and Coral Chapman from Churchill’s Duke of Marlborough School wound up 11th in their division, while Tiffany Paul from Helen Betty Osborne Ininiw Education Resource Centre (HBO) in Norway House won two of six round-robin games to finish fifth in her girls’ singles pool and miss out on playoffs. Arianna Dare from Grand Rapids lost all her round-robin games in the girls’ singles competition.

At the junior badminton provincials in Winkler, Kendall Jonasson and Kyleigh Henderson from Wabowden’s Mel Johnson School were third in the girls’ doubles event, Sukhvir Sahota and Melissa Moran from Gillam School were sixth in the mixed doubles event, and Parker Apetagon from HBO finished eighth in the boys’ singles category.

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