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BADMINTON: Roberts storms in for victory
11:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014 in Sport
Ben Roberts, of Brize Norton won the boys singles at the West Midlands Under 15 Silver graded tournament, without dropping a set.
Having eased through the round-robin stage where the year 10 student at Henry Box School in Witney, competed against boys from Lancashire and Cheshire, Roberts met Henry Jones of Gloucestershire, winning 15-10, 15-8.
He followed that up with a 15-7, 15-12 semi-final win against Nicholas Pipe of Surrey.
Roberts saw off Cornwall’s No 1 Tyler Silliphant 15-4, 15-11 in the final to take the title.
He is again in action next month when he takes part in the Under 15 Nationals in Essex.