THE SECOND Parkwood Leisure Junior Open Badminton Tournament was at the North Devon Leisure Centre on Saturday. Nearly 70 players took part, with some edge-of-your seat badminton being played, no more so than in the under-11 boys novice singles where the
THE SECOND Parkwood Leisure Junior Open Badminton Tournament was at the North Devon Leisure Centre on Saturday.Nearly 70 players took part, with some edge-of-your seat badminton being played, no more so than in the under-11 boys novice singles where the final was on court for over a hour and setting was required in all three ends. Conrad Saunders from Sandford finally edged out Alistair Prades from Shebbear 26-28, 22-20, 22-20.Johanne Philp from Port Isaac got her first win over her good friend Alice Feesey from Exeter in the group stages of the under-15 girls open singles and went on to beat Rachel Perkins from Paignton in the final. But Alice had a own back by beating Johanne in the group stages of the under-17 girls open singles and went on to beat Rowan Despard from Paignton in a three-end final.The two friends then teamed up to win the under-17s girls open doubles from Hannah Preece from Crediton & Rachel Perkins. U11 boys novice singles: winner, Conrad Saunders; r/up Alistair Prades. U11 boys open singles: Charlie Otto (Torquay); Callum Owens (Torquay). U11 girls open singles: Sophie Laidler (Paignton); r/up Lauren Theedom (Crediton). U13 boys open singles: Zachery Phillips (Exeter); Tom Otto(Torquay). U13 girls open singles: Hannah Laidler (Paignton); r/up Lauren Crump (Kingsteignton). U15 boys novice singles: Andrew Frampton (Shaftesbury Dorest); Thomas Phillips (Exeter). U15 boys open singles: Luke Bovey (Torquay); Simon Brassington (Copplestone). U15 girls open singles: Johanne Philp; Rachel Perkins. U17 boys novice singles: Lee Elson (Exeter); Thomas Hill (Barnstaple). U17 boys open singles: Nathan Scase (Crediton); Tom Shapland (Bideford). U17 girls open singles: Alice Feesey; Rowan Despard. U11 boys open doubles: Charlie Otto & Callum Owens; Alistair Prades & Ashley Harnett (Wembworthy). U13 boys open doubles: Tom Otto & Jamie Bishop (Bovey Tracey); James Prior (Lyme Regis) & Alex Hole(Sherborne). U13 girls open doubles: Hannah Laidler & Jenny Maddison (Crediton); Katrina Tucker (Clyst St Mary) & Abigail Summers(Cullompton). U15 boys novice doubles: Peter Starley & Nicholas Camberlege(both Braunton); Sam Condict & Nathan Corley (both Torquay). U15 boys open doubles: Luke Bovey & Daniel Elliott (Newton Abbott); George Joannuo (Torquay) & Harry Williams (Sidford). U17 boys open doubles: Nathan Scase & Matthew Brassington (Copplestone). U17 girls open doubles: Alice Feesey & Johanne Philp; Hannah Preece & Rachel Perkins.Bonanza weekendThis weekend sees the North Devon Bonanza take place at the Leisure Centre with men's and ladies' singles and doubles on Saturday (10am) and mixed doubles on Sunday (2pm). It includes events for social players.