The SVG squash association is proud to report on the exceptional performance of the SVG junior squash team on day 1 of the Junior Caribbean Squash Championships in Trinidad and Tobago, today.
Dru Samuel and Jayden George outclassed their opponents in the quarter final round to advance to the semi final in the boys under 11 category. Jayden George dominated Zevieh Abraham from the British Virgin Islands 3-0, while Dru Samuel beat Liam Greig from Barbados 3-0. Roshawn Paul lost to a more experienced player, Noah Clarke from Barbados, 3-0 and is scheduled to play the consolation round tomorrow.
In the boys under 13 boys category, Jaydon Williams fought his way to the semi final round after defeating Joshua Verwey from Guyana 3-0, and Lukas Thomson from Jamaica in a thrilling 5 setter match. Lukas Thomson entered the tournament with a ranking of 3/4 while Jayden’s ranking is 5/8. Lukas defeated Jayden last year in the finals of the under 11 category.
Nadira Morgan outperformed her opponent, Cai Manley-Drummond from Jamaica, 3-2 in the first round of the under 15 category. She then lost against the number 2 seed Kirsten Gomes from Guyana 3-0. Nadira advances to the consolation round, tomorrow.
Mikhail Quashie put up a strong fight in the boys under 17 category, but went under to 5/8 seed Sebastian Levy of Jamaica 0-3, he advances to the consolation round.
In the boys under 19, Rashid Constance, went under to 5/8 seed Kemar Lord of Barbados 3-1 in the first round, but bounced back in the Consolation plate in a thrilling five setter defeating Micheal Chin Lee of Trinidad and Tobago 8-11, 11-2, 5-11, 11-9,11-4, he moves into the semifinal category of the consolation round.
In the girls Under 13 category Ciara George had a nail biting five setter encounter in her first round against Sanjana Nallipati of Jamaica, narrowly going under 3-11,11-7,9-11,11-7,11-5, she now advances to the Consolation Round.
While in the Girls Under 19 category, Jada Ross dominated her first round match against Aimee De Verteuil of TNT 13-11,6-11,11-2,11-6, advancing her to the quarterfinal playoff against #1 ranked seed Megan Best of Barbados where she succumbed 3-0