Regional Badminton Championships took place this past weekend. Wilkie had two teams compete and both advanced to Provincials, which will happen in Weyburn this upcoming weekend.
Mixed Doubles - Jacob Mamer, Megan Sutherland
Mamer and Sutherland started off their round robin match-ups with a game against Maidstone. Wilkie won handily with scores of 21-2 and 21-8. Their second game was against Holy Cross which, again, Wilkie won with ease. Scores were 21-11 and 21-8. The third match was against Eston, Wilkie won with scores of 21-7 and 21-7.
Wilkie`s team met Biggar in the semi-final match-up. Mamer and Sutherland took both sets with scores of 21-12 and 21-9.
The final match was against Medstead, with Wilkie winning 21-12 and 21-13 to go undefeated through Regionals.
Boys Doubles - Nick Miller, Nick Gutting
Miller and Gutting started off their round robin run with a match against Loon Lake. They won both sets 21-18 and 21-19. Their second match was up against Mount Royal, which ran 3 sets long. The scores were 21-11, 19-21, 21-19 respectively. The third and final round robin game was up against Beechy, Wilkie won handily 21-11 and 21-15.
In semi-finals, Wilkie defeated Loon Lake for a second time, 21-17, 14-21, and 21-13.
Miller and Gutting went on to face Bethlehem in the final, which ran three sets long. The final scores were 21-12, 8-21, and 21-15 for Bethlehem. Despite the loss, Miller and Gutting will continue on to Provincials.