by Greta Yeoman
Secondary schools faced off in the Aoraki badminton championships in Timaru last Thursday.
Waitaki Girls’ dominated the event.
The Oamaru school’s Red team faced off against the WGHS Black team in the girls’ A-grade final, the Red team claiming a 5-1 victory.
The A-grade boys’ event on Tuesday last week was won by Waitaki Boys’ High School while Mountainview High School secured second.
Twizel Area School was third and Timaru Boys’ High School came fourth.
Both days of competition were held at the Southern Trust Events Centre in Timaru.