Ooks Come Out On Top In ACAC Tournament #2

Ooks Come Out On Top In ACAC Tournament #2

Sam Nahrgang, NAIT Athletics

EDMONTON, ALTA. - ACAC Badminton Tournament #2 was held at NAIT on Sunday. For a second straight tournament, it was the Ooks who came out on top in team points. 

NAIT finished in first place with 183 points, second place was the Concordia Thunder with 131, third was King's at 114 and Olds finished fourth with 84 points. 

Despite winning the team event for the second consecutive tournament, it was the Concordia Thunder who stole the spotlight in individual competition, placing first in three of five events (mixed doubles, men's doubles, and women's singles). NAIT took home a first-place finish in women's doubles along with placing second in every event. The Ook also added four third-place finishes. The next ACAC badminton tournament will be held at Olds College on February 3rd. 

Place

Men's Singles Women's Singles Men's Doubles Women's Doubles Mixed Doubles
1st

Narayan Ramdhani
King's Eagles

Takeisha Wang
Concordia Thunder

Nick Pittman / Desmond Wang
Concordia Thunder

Samantha Hsu / Eyota Kwan
NAIT Ooks

Desmond Wang / Takeisha Wang
Concordia Thunder

2nd

Tyler Walsh
NAIT Ooks

Eyota Kwan
NAIT Ooks

Jeff Ko/ Ron Mendina
NAIT Ooks

Bea Bernardo/ Ryo Kuramochi
NAIT Ooks

Jeff Ko/ Connie Juang
NAIT Ooks

3rd

John Li
NAIT Ooks

Ryo Kuramochi
NAIT Ooks

John Li / Tyler Walsh
NAIT Ooks

Kaylee Morris / Kassidy Turcotte
Concordia Thunder

Ron Mendina / Samantha Hsu
NAIT Ooks

 

Season standings following Tournament #2:

1.NAIT Ooks - 366 points

2. Concordia Thunder - 263 points

3. King's Eagles - 214 points

4. Old Broncos - 165 points