Rothesay girl’s success in badminton championship

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St Andrew’s Primary pupil Sarah Sidebottom was celebrating another successful weekend at the Scottish National Junior Badminton Championships at Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh recently.

The Rothesay player beat Edinburgh’s Lily Farnood 19-21 21-18 21-17 in the singles before teaming up with Dundee’s Lauren Middleton to win the doubles, once again defeating Farnood and her partner Rachel Sugden (Balloch) 21-17 17-21 21-19 in another closely contested final.

In the mixed, Sidebottom and Middleton were in opposition, with Sidebottom and Glasgow’s Matthew Grimley beating Middleton and Christopher Grimley 21-15 21-15 to take the title.