Guelph CVI sweeps team titles in D10 badminton

GUELPH – The Guelph CVI Green Gaels swept the District 10 high schools badminton team titles, winning the junior event at Centre Wellington in Fergus Tuesday and the senior crown at Ross Wednesday.

The Gaels claimed 78 points to top the senior field while the host Ross Royals were second at 63. The Bishop Macdonell Celtics placed third at 28 and were followed by the St. James Lions at 27, Centennial Spartans at 22, Centre Wellington Falcons at 13 and Lourdes Crusaders at nine.

GCVI won a pair of doubles titles.

Jacob and Kyle Kush took boys doubles with schoolmates Atul Prarash and Nomit Chopra finishing second.

My Vu and Lorraine Vandermyden won the gills’ doubles title while teammates Cassandra Reynolds and Emily Sou were runners-up.

The other senior titles went to Ross competitors.

Darko Stanisic won the boys’ singles’ crown while William Wang of Centennial was second.

Emily Sheng took girls’ singles’ honours with Melissa Sun of Bishop Mac placing second.

Lauren Stevens and Wes Gill claimed the mixed doubles’ title with Kelly Royce and Ryan Mohr of Centre Wellington placing second.

The Gaels took the junior team title with 72 points while St. James was second at 43 and Bishop Mac and Centennial tied for third at 33. They were followed by Ross at 28, Lourdes at 16, Centre Wellington at 15 and the Orangeville Bears at one.

Jesse Huang of GCVI won the boys’ singles’ title with Nathan Artman of Centre Wellington second.

GCVI’s mixed doubles’ team of Lisa Huynh and Don Joseph were crowned champs while Ashton Dalbello and Nick Dernovsek of Ross were runners-up.

Centennial won two D10 titles.

Erin Purves took girls’ singles with GCVI’s Yasmine Seleh second.

Evan Lesyk and Qalib Ladhani won boys’ doubles while Lucas Cameron and Quintin Clegg of St. James were second.

Amber Smith and Kayla Visentin of St. James captured the girls’ doubles’ crown while Julia Burns and Tina Qui of Bishop Mac were runners-up.

Top two in each category advance to next week’s CWOSSA championship tournament at Kitchener’s Conestoga College. The junior tournament is set for Wednesday and the seniors are to play Thursday.

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