U16 Sussex V Essex
On Saturday 10th November the U16 Sussex team hosted a strong squad from Essex. The Sussex players got off to a fantastic start with partnerships Andrew Harrison and Rebecca Moon and Tom Wilkieson and Yohansa Bandaranayake winning their mixed matches. Onto the boys singles where there some tough matches in which Henry Wong and birthday boy Cameron Matthews came out on top.
The girls had a tough day on court in the singles matches but all showed a fantastic level of grit and improved their scores in the second game. Erin Bradshaw worked hard and demonstrated some amazing skills and placement of the shuttle to win some long rallies. Onto the boys doubles and there were more excellent and hard fought rallies in all the matches. Cameron Matthews and Henry Wong recorded 1 more point for the Sussex team. In the girls doubles Izzy Craig and Rebecca Moon took both matches to 3 games but were unfortunately pipped at the post. Final score 15 – 5 to Essex. The team now have a long wait until their next match verses Kent on Saturday 19th January.