Seventh handicap tournament held by Uphill Badminton Club

PUBLISHED: 17:39 03 October 2017 | UPDATED: 17:39 03 October 2017

Badminton mixed finalists.

Badminton mixed finalists.

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Uphill Badminton Club held its seventh handicap tournament with 80 players taking part.

Uphill Badminton Club held its seventh running of the Weston Handicap Tournament.

Eighty players took part with a huge 128 games over six hours, with countless 21-20 scorelines all day and fun had by all.

Thanks go to all who entered and to Mark Edwards, Rob Morray and Paul Edwards for their great work running the event.

In the ladies’ doubles event, the plate runners-up were Nicky Mills and Becky Matthews, with the winners being Alice Brett and Aimee Morgan.

In the main ladies’ event, the runners-up were young Hannah Warren and Izzy Mullen, with winners being the Clevedon pairing of Abigail Kemp and Nicola Wall.

Special mention in the ladies to Amy, Will Mellersh and Susanna Ogden, both aged only 13 years, who picked up two wins.

In the men’s doubles, the plate runners-up were Paul Gardner and Matthew Ralph (Academy), with the winners Alex Lam and Ronald Vong.

In the main event, runners-up were Oscar Haywood and Mat Cleaves with the winners Mathew Jose and Prateek Mehta.

In the mixed event, a mass 20 pairs entered in four boxes of five. The plate runners up were Joe Painter and Aimee Morgan with winners being Hannah Warren and Will Mullaney (St Ursulas)

The main event saw runners-up Pippa Larkin and Mat Jose agonisingly losing out 21-20 in the final to Nicola Wall and Oscar Haywood

This was a good warm-up for the new season, and the next event is planned for April 2018.

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