Smashers finish as minor premiers

In the final round of the Deniliquin Summer Badminton Competition on Monday evening, Hotshots took the lead against Badminators and won with a score of 345-332.

Congratulations to new player Manu Prasad who won three games for Hotshots.

Fiona Milward was the only three game winner for Badminators.

In the second match, Shuttle Masters defeated Racqueteers with an impressive score of 377-288.

Three game winners for Shuttle Masters were Steve O'Neill, Parker Milward and Declan Luks.

Based on points amassed during the 10 week competition, Hotshots have been elimiated from finals with a total score of 37.

The rest of the ladder is as follows: Smashers, 72; Shuttle Masters, 70; Badminators, 58; Raqueteers, 43.

The semi finals will be played on Monday.

Smashers will play Shuttle Masters, with the winner going through to the grand final on May 30 and the runner-up going to the preliminary final on May 23.

Badminators and Racqueteers will also go head to head.

The winner will go to the preliminary, and the loser eliminated.

The club’s winter competition will begin on June 20 and finish on August 8, with a two week break in the NSW school holidays (July 4 and 11).

New players of any age, ability and experience is welcome. Call Aileen Hayes on 0425 808 615 before May 16 to register.

Social badminton on weekends is also available. Contact Jimmy Patel on 0425 275 307 if you want to play.