Ecclesbourne School progess into national Badminton Schools’ Championships

Duffield’s Ecclesbourne School girls’ Key Stage Three team has reached the national Badminton Schools’ Championship.

The team progressed after serving up a string of superb results at the East Midlands Center Parcs National Badminton Schools’ ChampionshipChloe King, Betsy Rowett, Eve Ravenscroft, Audrey Lafon and Olivia Hamilton won all four of their matches, winning 18 games in the process.

They beat Newbridge High School (Leicestershire) 3-2, George Spencer (Nottinghamshire) 5-0, QEGs Horncastle (Lincolnshire) 5-0 and Moulton (Northamptonshire) 5-0.

The national finals will take part at Center Parcs, near Edwinstowe.