BADMINTON: Mixed results for Grantham sides

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Grantham Badminton Club mixed second team travelled to a one court hall to take on Oxton in a late finishing Newark League Division Two fixture.

Captain Jaz Gilbert with Chung Chan won two out of three, as did Sophie Turley with Adrian Ackroyd. The winning rubber was added by Zoe foote with Martin Peat to make the final score 5-4 to Grantham.

l At home, Grantham’s mixed third team entertained Bottesford in Division One of the Melton League. In a closely contested match, Grantham lost 5-4. Rob Scarborough with Lesley Jackson won two rubbers from three, and Rob Howbrook with Sandra Jennings, and Declan Hill with Zoe Foote, each won one.

l The men’s first team were away to Westside in Newark League Division One. Nick Gill with Jan Bailey won two and lost their other rubber in a deciding third end. Chung Chan with Pete Mathews also won two from three.

Dave Coleman with Martin Peat took their second pair to three ends but missed out on claiming the rubber, making the final score 5-4 to home side Westside.