BADMINTON: Grantham men triumph on the road

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Grantham Badminton Club men’s first team won a 7-2 way at Lincoln St Andrews in Division One of the Newark League.

Jan Bailey with Tim Hought, and Nick Gill with Chung Chan, took all three of their rubbers. Martin Peat with Andrew Watson won one, and narrowly lost another rubber in three ends

The men’s second string took on Westside 2nd at home in Division Two.

Andrew Watson with Martin Peat won two rubbers, Martin Chambers with reserve Daniel Watson creditably added one further rubber, but John Ashley with Carl Jennings narrowly missed out on two by losing in their third end deciders, to leave the final score 6-3 to Westside.

Mixed under-15s

South Kesteven 4

Southwell 6

South Kesteven fought back from four rubbers to two down to level the match at 4-4, but they were unable to maintain their momentum.

South Kesteven comprised Ryan Curtis, William Sadler, Holly Sparks and Helen Turley.