TWO TITLES FOR EWAN AND RACHEL
Ewan Mathieson (Aberlady) and Rachel Cameron (Musselburgh) both came out on top last week end winning two titles at the U14 East Lothian Open Badminton Championships held at Meadowmill Sports Centre.
In the girls singles Rachel defeated top seed Jennifer Lafferty (Bellshill) 21/18 21/12 in the semi final and followed her winning streak by beating second seed Abby McCallum (Forth) in the final 21/13 21/15.
Rachel won her second title in the girls doubles with her regular partner Maria Leith from Stonehaven winning the final comfortably 21/8 21/14 against Borders duo Abbie Nicol and Keira Waddell.
In the boys singles Ewan reached the final against Dunbar’s Alastair Campbell who toppled top seed James Morgan (Longniddry) at the semi final stage. In the final Ewan eventually won a three set marathon against Alastair to win his first title 21/15 16/21 21/19.
In an all East Lothian boys doubles final Ewan won his second title when he teamed up with James Morgan to overcome the younger duo John Arbuckle (North Berwick) and Alastair Campbell (Dunbar) 21/14 21/16.
East Lothian Development Officer Christine Black would like to thank Lynda Lamb for assisting on the day and a special thanks to Roger Parry for all the support and organisation to help run such a successful tournament.
Girls Singles – Rachel Cameron (Musselburgh) beat Abby McCallum (Forth) 21/13 21/15
Girls ‘B’ Singles – Leona Rhind (Duns) beat Lauren Page (Edinburgh) 21/17
Boys Singles – Ewan Mathieson (Aberlady) beat Alastair Campbell (Dunbar) 21/15 16/21 21/19
Boys ‘B’ Singles – Aiden Delaney (Glasgow) beat Matthew McGarva (Minstrie) 21/10
Girls Doubles – Rachel Cameron (Musselburgh) & Maria Leith (Stonehaven) beat
Abbie Nicol (Grantshouse) & Keira Waddell (Duns) 21/8 21/14
Girls ‘B’ Doubles – Francesca Lang (Longniddry) & Lauren Page (Edinburgh) beat
Jyoti Arbuckle (North Berwick) & Caroline Dunn (Longniddry) 21/13
Boys Doubles – Ewan Mathieson (Aberlady) & James Morgan (Longniddry) beat
John Arbuckle (North Berwick) & Alastair Campbell (Dunbar) 21/14 21/16
Boys ‘B’ Doubles – Peter Sawkins (Currie) & Ross Mcfarlane (North Berwick) beat
James Hinchcliffe (Stonehaven) & Stuart Simms (Edinburgh) 26/24