Local Athletes Sweep LKSSAA Badminton
At day’s end, only Chatham-Kent athletes were wearing championship medals around their necks, including ESPC, who took the overall team title, followed closely by CKSS.
Chatham-Kent Secondary School’s Julie Earle and Lee Kucera won their fourth tournament of the season, sweeping Sarnia St. Clair in the final 21-13, 21-15. Kucera and Earle have been playing together since grade 10 when their won the SWOSSAA championship.
Pain Court’s Ben Bruhlman and Isaac Pinsonneault easily took the boys doubles final 21-13, 21-11, beating Sarnia Northern duo Afridee Haque and Geoff Spielman.
In girls doubles, John McGregor’s Ashley Herfst and Bridget Carleton, who qualified for OFSAA last season, won the LKSSAA title defeating another local duo, Madeleine Myers and Julia Houle of Pain Court 21-19, 21-15.
In the single’s matches, Chatham-Kent Secondary School’s Christian Bechard defeated Pain Court’s Macy Pinsonneault 21-18, 21-15 in the LKSSAA final, while UCC’s Sheridan Rogers took the women’s final defeating Pain Court’s Danielle Lucier.
The top six in each division will travel to SWOSSAA next week in Leamington.