Exmouth duo enjoy terrific weekend of badminton success

PUBLISHED: 12:27 12 February 2015

Visions Academy Under-11 players Jonty Wright and Josh Findel-Hawkins both had a busy weekend of competitive badminton.

The pair spent Saturday at the Badminton England, Silver Tournament held at Exeter University and then, 24 hours later, were on duty representing Devon against Cornwall at Teign School.

Both players won their respective pool singles stages on Saturday.

Jonty Wright was eventually put out at the semi-final stage, but did then win the bronze medal.

The boys then linked up in the doubles and won three out of the four matches they played with their only defeat being to the eventual losing finalists.

The following day the helped Devon Under-11s beat their Cornish counterparts 33 games to three!

Both won their singles, doubles and mixed doubles with Wright beating the Cornish number one in straight sets in his single match.

Wright and Findel-Hawkins then paired up to beat their doubles opponents comfortably before winning their mixed doubles games and helping the County record a convincing win.

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