The 2018 Mount Baker Secondary badminton team. Back row, left to right: Ashkan Zahedanaraki, Liam Thompson, Tillmann Auguszt, Michael McMahon, Lilli Terlau, Emma Namba, Amy Kunawongkrit, Shayan Zahedanaraki, George Freitag (coach). Front row: Bob Botterill (coach), Lea Brehme, Lochlann Freitag, Tanner Wasylowich, Felix Pluembe, Paul Freitag, Alec Hackett, Dhruv Jethwa. (George Freitag Photo)

The 2018 Mount Baker Secondary badminton team. Back row, left to right: Ashkan Zahedanaraki, Liam Thompson, Tillmann Auguszt, Michael McMahon, Lilli Terlau, Emma Namba, Amy Kunawongkrit, Shayan Zahedanaraki, George Freitag (coach). Front row: Bob Botterill (coach), Lea Brehme, Lochlann Freitag, Tanner Wasylowich, Felix Pluembe, Paul Freitag, Alec Hackett, Dhruv Jethwa. (George Freitag Photo)

MBSS Wild badminton team wraps up season

High school squad wins home-and-away challenge with Fernie, pick up notable results at zone playdown

The Mount Baker Secondary School Wild badminton team had a busy two weeks as they wrapped up their 2018 season.

At their annual home-and-away challenge with Fernie Secondary, the Wild secured the championship trophy with a 42-32 match record. They followed up that success this past weekend, travelling to Invermere for the year-ending zone playdowns.

With over 70 competitors in attendance, they finished third overall with some notable results. Paul Freitag was a runner-up in ‘boys singles’ category. Ashkan Zahedanaraki and Paula Sanchez won the ‘mixed doubles’ consolation. Paula Sanchez and Lea Brehme won the ‘girls doubles’ consolation. Dhruz Jethwa and Lochlann Freitag won the ‘boys doubles’ Consolation.