Gadebridge ladies slip to heavy Harpenden defeat

The Gadebridge Badminton Club ladies had a tough time as they went down 5-1 to Harpenden at Westminster Lodge.

The scores were locked at 1-1 after the first two games, but Harpenden broke clear at the end of the match to claim the win.

Ellie Martell and Liz Bateman in action for Gadebridge Badminton Club

Ellie Martell and Liz Bateman in action for Gadebridge Badminton Club

The scoreline was perhaps harsh on the Gadebridge side – made up of Liz Bateman, Ellie Martell, Lesley Godfrey and Becky Foster – who took a number of the games to three sets.

Foster, in particular, showed a range of decent shots but could not prevent her team from slipping to the defeat.