Masters make a racquet in Vancouver

The Vancouver Racquet Club hosted the first in the masters badminton circuit

The Vancouver Racquet Club hosted the first in the masters badminton circuit this past weekend in which five players from Campbell River took part.

Dori Manley competed in the 30-plus and 40-plus age categories.  In 30-plus Women’s Doubles (WD) Round Robin event, she had her partner Siu-Imm Tay of Vancouver placed second but in the 40-plus WD Round Robin event, Manley and her partner Tarrin McDonough of Vancouver were first.  Manley also competed in the mixed doubles and reached the semis with  her partners in the 30-plus and 40-plus Mixed Doubles.

David Brown with his partner Darryl Knott of Vancouver won the 70-plus MD and David also won the 65-plus MD Round Robin event with partner Murray Foubister of Kamloops. Brown competed in 65-plus Mixed Doubles, another Round Robin event with Cindy Simpson of Campbell River and they placed third.

Simpson and her partner Barb Aven of North Delta placed second in the 65-plus and 60-plus Ladies Doubles events. Simpson also played 65-plus mixed with David Brown and 60-plus Mixed with Murray Foubister.

Walter Hrybko of Sayward competed in 65-plus Men’s Doubles with Geoff Jordan of Vancouver, 65-plus Men’s Singles and in 65-plus Mixed with Pat Davison of Vancouver.

Mike DeVos also competed in XD 40 and 45-plus with Melissa Postian of Vancouver and in MD 50-plus with Steven Weir of Prince Rupert and in MD 45-plus with Kim Ng of Vancouver.

The next Masters badminton competition will be in Port Alberni on Nov. 18-20.

The local club is always looking for new members and they play on Sunday and Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Sportsplex. Visit www.crbadminton.ca for more.

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