The season ended for Downham Juniors with a doubles handicapped tournament.

Y9 Daniel Goodenough and Y8 Matthew Mills emerged winners, defeating Y9 Kirsten Jeavons and Y6 Shaswarathan Vijay, with Y6 Dale Hellard and Y10 Liam Piggott, and Nathan Brown Y10) and Y6 Alfie Brown the losing semi-finalists.

It concluded a successful year with 15-year-old Ben Watts, of Downham High, being awarded the trophy for West Norfolk Junior Badminton’s Player of the Year after picking up Norfolk U15s Moderates singles and doubles trophies.

Jacob White, one of the founder members of the players of the club three years ago, won West Norfolk’s Most Improved Player award and a Norfolk U14s doubles trophy.

Most of the club’s trophy haul was collected by Feltwell brothers 10-year-old Charlie and seven-year-old Harry Wakefield, and Downham High Y7 student Joe Rolfe, who has regularly played for Norfolk U13s team.

Other trophy winners included Downham High pupils Jacob Sim and Daniel Brown in the Norfolk U12s Schools and Kirsten Jeavons in the U15s Norfolk Moderates.

Many of the players represented Downham High School in the KS3/KS4 Center Parcs/Badminton England national tournament and reached the Norfolk County finals.

The KS3 boys team finished as runners-up.