Lynn ladies edge badminton derby after thriller

MLNF Ouse Valley Badminton December 2014
MLNF Ouse Valley Badminton December 2014

Watlington ladies made the trip to Lynnsport for their first Ouse Valley Badminton League game against Lynn’s ladies team.

Newcomers to the ladies league Watlington had a close game between the number 1 and 2 seedings, with Watlington’s Moira Hough and Emma Littler just beating Norfolk youngster Jess Alder and Helen Arnold 2-1.

This was followed up by another victory for Watlington with 1 and 4 seedings Moira Hough and Vicky Ling beating Jess Alder and Jeanette Ivey, whilst Helen Arnold and Rachel Ingham beat Emma Littler and Kayleigh Hellard.

With the match tied at 2-2, it all came down to the final games. Lynn won 4-2 in the end but not before a thrilling final game which went to three sets.

After some very good games between all teams, in the closest league table for a while, Watlington Men are top having played one more game the Lynn Red team.

Lynn’s mixed team are top, however they have played both of their homes games so they will hopefully have some good games away at Watlington and Downham in the New Year.

Lynn are top of the Ladies.

If you’re interested in joining a badminton club in the New Year please contact: John Church on 01553 810584 for Watlington; Helen Arnold on info@kingslynnbadmintonclub.co.uk for Lynn; and Alan Schofield on 07899965439 for Downham.