The Manitoba Excessive College Athletic Affiliation held its Badminton Provincial Championships from Could 5 to 7 at Prairie Badminton Heart in South Transcona.
JH Bruns Collegiate is the AAA/AAAA Combination Junior College Champion for 2021-22.
“To be trustworthy, I am unable to take credit score,” admitted coach Scott Bell. “Most of my aggressive gamers play golf equipment, the place they get their instruction. One factor that stood out when it comes to our efficiency was that a number of college students have been wanting to get again into the game.”
JH Bruns’ Justin Joubert completed second within the junior varsity boys’ competitors, shedding in two units within the last to Alex McDiarmid of St. John’s Ravenscourt.
“He is a powerful participant,” Bell stated. “He misplaced to the identical opponent within the divisional championship.”
In the meantime, teammate Riley Normand completed third within the JV ladies’ competitors.
“Most of his enjoying expertise is combined doubles,” Bell stated.
Normand went undefeated by the match till shedding within the semifinals to Rania Narval of Fort Richmond, who went on to win the provincial title.
Prime 10 finishes from Jenny To and Hayden Moore, who every went 6–4 of their 10 matches, helped to solidify JH Bruns’ total rating, bringing the college dwelling to the AAA/AAAA JV banner.
“After we take a look at our junior varsity, we had a full roster of 32 gamers and we needed to make the reduce with greater than 50 youngsters,” Bell stated.
Ariel Ditchfield of JH Bruns completed second within the ladies’ singles. Her loss within the last, 21–8 and 21–13 to Lac du Bonnet’s extremely favored Serenity Poirier, was Ditchfield’s solely defeat in your entire season.
Bell credit the college’s robust sports activities tradition for uplifting college students to go away all of it on the courtroom.
“For our college, this yr, it has been a very good all-around,” Bell stated.
In the meantime, Dakota Collegiate’s Hailey Pangman and Anika Choudhary took third place within the junior varsity ladies’ doubles.
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