Mixed results for Grantham Badminton Club

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Eleven pairs contested Grantham Badminton Club’s level doubles end-of-season handicapped tournament last Thursday.

Kerry Durham and Sophie Turley were crowned ladies’ champions and the men’s cup was won by Nick Gill and Joe Attewell.

The tournament was organised by Susie Steeples and her sister Cathy, with Sophie Turley helping out with handicapping.

l Grantham had a hard time in the Melton League last week. The men were well beaten in Division One, losing 7-2 away to Belvoir. Rob Howbrook with Chris Graves claimed a single rubber as did Toby Mills with Matt Whittle. Ian Witham with Dave Chambers were unable to conjur up any additional rubbers.

In Mixed Division Two, Grantham were hammered 9-0 by Melton OGs. The team comprised Sophie Lamb, Mike Woodhouse, Laura Graves, Josh Gould, Zoe Foote and Ian Witham.

Grantham faired much better in Division Two of the Newark Mixed League with with a 6-3 away win against Oxton.