SCOTTISH SCHOOLS U14 & U16 DOUBLES TOURNAMENT
East Lothian young badminton players dominated the Scottish Schools U14 and U16
Level and Mixed Doubles Tournament having players in all 6 finals last week end at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Centre.
In the U14 age group Dunbar Grammar pupil Alastair Campbell won two titles in boys doubles with regular partner John Arbuckle (North Berwick High) and Edinburgh’s Lauren Page in the mixed doubles.
Alastair and John dominated the boy’s doubles winning their final match comfortably against Lanark Grammar duo Danny Robson and Calum Strang 21/10 21/11.
Preston Lodge pupil Archie Bryden teamed up with new partner Mathew Morrison (George Watson’s) to win the ‘B’ boys doubles after a thrilling three set match 21/19 17/21 21/19 against Peter Cudmore and Calum Ireland (Linlithgow Academy).
In the U14 mixed doubles Alastair and Lauren were up against East Lothian pairing of Ross McFarlane (North Berwick High) and Cesca Laing (George Heriot’s) with both Alastair and Lauren coming through to win the match 21/12 21/14.
In the U14 girls doubles Cesca teamed up with Lauren to win the title comfortably beating Sophie Shaw (Williamwood High) and Erin Sinclair (Grange Academy) 21/8 21/8.
In the U16 age group Longniddry’s Sarah Brogan (George Heriot’s) also won two titles in both doubles events. In the girls doubles she teamed up with Preston Lodge pupil Eloise Morris to win her first trophy 21/8 21/11 against Emma Green (Trinity Academy) and AbbyMcCallum (Carluke High).
In the mixed doubles Sarah and Ellie were on opposite sides of the net Sarah teaming up with James Laing (Balerno) to win her second title against Edinburgh’s David Kong and Eloise Morris in a close match with final score 21/18.