Junior squash champions off to a good start at age-group tourney

By February 05, 2019

Reigning All Jamaica Junior Squash Champions, Tobias Levy and Savannah Thomson, started the 2019 season on a winning note at the year’s first age-group tournament held at the Liguanea Club in Kingston over the weekend.

Thomson, who currently holds the national and regional under 13 girls titles, has transitioned comfortably into her new age group, holding off Mia Todd 11-6, 5-11, 7-11, 11-9 and 11-2 to win the under 15/17 category.

Levy, the reigning under 15 national boys champion, fended off a spirited challenge from Aman Dhiman, posting an 11-9, 14-12, 11-6 win to remain in charge of his age group. 

Meantime, his elder sibling, Sebastian Levy eased past Karan Chatani registering an 11-6, 11-5, 11-9 victory to win the under 17/19 title.

In the under 13 boys competition, Jacob Bullock waged an epic battle to beat Liam Henriques 12-10, 10-12, 11-7, 8-11, 11-6 while Elle Wilson dug deep to beat Mehar Trehan 11-9, 12-10, 11-8 in the girls’ draw.

Junior Squash Programme Manager, Gill Binnie was pleased with the showing from the youngsters.

 “We had a good showing from our junior players at their first competition for the year and it’s encouraging to see the youngsters stepping up their standard of play and developing their match skills and we’re looking forward to results in 2019,” she said.

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