Shuttle to success for young Teries

Hawick and district primary schools held their well-attended annual badminton competition at Hawick High School games hall.

The initial stages were played in round-robin pools, with 21 girls placed into four pools and seven boys placed in a single pool. In the girls’ final, Amber Malcolm (Stirches) beat Sophie Mitchell (Newcastleton) 21-5, 21-5.

And Martin Goldie (Drumlanrig) won out over Beck Malcolm (Stirches) 21-6, 21-3 in the boys’ event. Denholm took the team award and the prizes were presented by Nancy Morrison.