Top U19 seeds win at national junior squash c/ships

Nyron Joseph and Akeila Wiltshire recorded victories in their respective under-19 matchup when the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) Digicel sponsored national junior championships continued at the Georgetown Club on Friday.

Joseph defeated Michael Ramroop in straight sets 3-0. Taking the opening set 11-4. Joseph would claim the match by winning the second and third sets 11-6, 11-6.

Wiltshire defeated Taylor Fernandes in her matchup. She would take a 1-0 lead in matchup, winning the opening set 11-2. She would double her advantage as she took the second set 11-4. The easy win would be capped as she clinched the final set 11-5.

In the u-17 Boys division, Ben Mekdeci defeated Alec Melville 11-7, 11-7 and 11-7 while Matthew Phang edged Alex Cheeks 12-10, 5-11, 11-8 and 11-8.

The final matchups in the same division saw Shemane Griffith defeating Michael Ramroop 11-2, 11-3 and 11-1 and Melville …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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