Badminton Results 2014
Three teams played in the Norfolk Schools League this year – U12, U14 and U16.
The U12 team won all four of their matches to become the winners of the league.
The U14 league was played in two boxes with fourteen schools participating. The team won four of the six matches in their box.
The U16 league was also played in two boxes with twelve schools participating. The team won all five matches in their box putting them through to the league finals at Sewell Park on 24 March, where they met and beat both Aylsham and Reepham 9-0 to become Norfolk Schools’ Champions.
Joanna Crane, Kelsie Eastaugh, Annie Webb, Isabelle Wardlow, Jessica Codling, Phoebe Cullum, Courtney Cox, Maddie Feeley and Annalise Murray.
Lucy Spratling, Emily Skitt, Hannah Bussey, Joanna Crane, Annie Webb, Claudia Brown, Emma Francis, Kelsie Eastaugh, Rachel Bussey and Amy Hayhoe.
Lauren Mortimer Kate Sawyer, Kylie Amos, Megan Housden, Beth Underwood, Shayla Owens, Daisy Palmer, Scarlett Bushby and Chloe Groom.
Two boys’ teams played in the Norfolk Schools League – U12 and U14.
The U12 team won all three matches 9-0 to win the league, an outstanding result.
The U14 team won all five matches in their box to go through to the final on 20 March 2014 at Sewell Park where they met and beat the Fakenham A team 8-1.
Oliver Housden, Keir Furlong, Kian Moghaddas, Thomas Devaney, Will Houghton, Sam Rix, Dhihan Ahamed-Siraj and Mathu Sivakandarajah.
Liam Bond, Callum Cox, George Underwood, Henry Fox, Matty Hyde, Callum Plaistow and Lewis Plaistow.
Center Parcs National Schools’ Key Stage 3 and 4 Championships
Two teams reached the Regional Finals at Cambridge Sports Centre on Tuesday 18 March, where the top schools from Norfolk, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex competed for a place in the National Championships at Center Parcs, Nottingham in May.
The Key Stage 3 Boys’ Team
Liam Bond, Callum Cox, George Underwood and Henry Fox won all their matches at the Norfolk Partnership Games on Monday 10 February at the UEA, beating Downham Market in the final 4-1 to qualify for the Regional Finals.
In Cambridge they reached the final losing to Monks Walk School to take home the Silver medal.
The Key Stage 4 Girls’ Team
Lauren Mortimer, Kate Sawyer, Beth Underwood and Kylie Amos also won all their matches at the UEA beating Aylsham in the final to qualify for the Regional Finals. Here they also reached the final beating Chelmsford High School (after losing to them in the first round) to win a gold medal and a place in the finalson 11 May at Center Parcs, Nottingham Center.
The top nine schools from 1,500 entries in the country competed in the National Finals. The girls lost to Beauchamp College and Upton-by-Chester High School 5-0 in the morning, and found themselves playing for 7-9 position in the afternoon. They beat Monkseaton High School from Tyne and Wear 5-0 and then Hymers College from Humberside 4-1 to finish fifth overall – an excellent result.
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