We had two teams represent WSSC at the Hume Region Badminton in Albury. The girls’ team played three matches against Cobram Anglican School, Seymour High School, and Grace Christian College. Our team members included Rain Dodd, Connie Dodd, Destiny Dodd, Jessica Pickersgill and Milla Deery. The girls played all of their games in good spirit and with enthusiasm. The first game against Cobram, who were the overall winners on the day, was a tough first up encounter with the team going down 6 – 0. In game two, we played Seymour and won this match 4 – 2. In the final game, our girls were persistent throughout and won the match 4 – 2, giving them 2nd place overall.
Our boys team consisted of Nan Boonfraung, Jojo Sovan, Lucas Pickersgill, and Liam Hughson. We played three matches against Yea High School, Cobram, and Grace College. In the first thrilling encounter, we defeated Yea HS with a score of 4 – 2. The match was closely contested, with both teams exhibiting exceptional skills and strategy. The second match saw a stunning turnaround as Cobram HS came out strong to outplay us with a score of 4 – 2. It was remarkable display of resilience and determination, with Cobram HS showing remarkable skills and tactical finesse. In the final match, Grace College displayed an overwhelming performance, securing a convincing victory with a score of 6 – 0 against us, which put us in 3rd place overall for the day.
Throughout the day, the players showcased their passion for the sport, with intense rallies, skilful shots, and remarkable sportsmanship. These matches were a testament to the dedication and hard work of all the teams involved in making the Hume senior boys badminton tournament an exciting and memorable event.