GSA/Digicel junior squash championships… Joseph wallops Phang

Nyron Joseph defeated Matthew Phang 3-0 in their under-19 divisional match when the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) Digicel National Junior Championships continued at the Georgetown Club on Wednesday.

Joseph won the opening set by an 11-2 margin. He claimed the second set by an 11-5 score line to take a 2-0 advantage. He then set the lopsided win when he took the final set 11-1.

In the Boys Under-17 division, Shemane Griffith squeaked past Alec Melville 3-2. The duo changed leads several times during their hard-fought match-up, putting up challenges and levelling scores. Griffith took a 1-0 lead when he claimed the opening set 11-9. Melville then levelled the scores, winning the second set by an 11-9 score. Griffith reclaimed the lead, taking the third set 11-0. Melville once again levelled the match, taking the fourth set 11-7 but Griffith eventually prevailed, taking the final set 11-8. Continuing in the same division, Jael Gaskin overcame Michael Ramroop 13-11, 11-8 and 13-11 while Ben Mekdeci brushed aside Alexander Cheeks 11-1, 11-4 and 11-3. In the Boys Under-15 section, Griffith defeated Anthony Islam 11-1, 11-3 and 11-5.

In the Girls 13-15 division, Makeda Harding defeated Savannah Mendes 11-4, 9-11, 11-6 and 12-10 and Sarah Lewis swept aside Maya Collins 11-6, 11-8 and 11-2.

Rising star Shomari Wiltshire brushed aside Gianni Carpenter 11-3, 11-2 and 11-2 in the Boys Under-13 showdown. Similarly registering wins in the division were Anthony and Daniel Islam. Anthony defeated John Phang 11-4, 11-1 and 11-8 while Daniel defeated Lucas Jonas 11-2, 11-5 and 11-7.

In the Girls Under-11 section, Madison Fernandes crushed Aliyah Persaud 11-0 and 11-2 while Kirsten Gomes defeated Beau Fernandes 11-1 and 11-4 and Haley Carpenter squeaked past Paige Fernandes 11-9 and 11-7. In the Boys Under-11 zone, Zachary Persaud defeated Demetrius De Abreu 11-9, 5-11 and 13-11 while Wiltshire eased past Dominic Collins 11-2 and 11-2.

Remaining in the same section, Rajiv Lee blanked Nathan Rahaman 11-0 and 11-0 while Michael Alphonso overcame Ethan Jonas 11-13 11-4 and 11-7 and Carpenter defeated Nechemiyah Levans 11-3 and 11-2.

 

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