Girls make it to badminton finals

Badminton winners from St Anthony's.
Badminton winners from St Anthony's.
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GIRLS at a Wearside school were on top form when they took on the opposition.

The Year 10 and 11 team of youngsters from St Anthony’s Catholic Girls’ Academy were victorious at a recent badminton tournament.

Players from the Thornhill school were up against other teams from across the city at the event which took place at Kepier academy in Houghton.

Emma Lachs, a teacher at St Anthony’s, said after winning the Sunderland Schools’ Badminton Competition the girls will now take part in the Tyne and Wear finals.