Edgemead Badminton Juniors shine for WP in Benoni

AUG16-23Edgemead Badminton Club’s name was held high in July, when four of its Junior Members represented Western Province in the South African Badminton Championships and Inter-Provincials, held in Benoni.

Left to right is Jarred Elliott, Chelsea Yiatses, Nina Swart and Ryan Swart. Nina travelled to Durban representing WP in the Under 15 SA Nationals in April and then captained her WP Under 13 team in Benoni where she was graded 3rd in the B section. Later in the month, Jarred, Chelsea and Ryan’s  eight-player Under 19 team shone in Benoni with WP unbeaten, and winning the B section (WP 5-3 against Northern Cape, 6-2 against EP, 6-2 against Boland, and 8-0 against KZN). Both Jared and Chelsea received a grading in their section.

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