Winners row for Khalil, Joseph, Cheeks

Annual Bounty Farm Handicap Squash Tournament

Ashley Khalil in action during her straight sets win over  Javid Rahaman last evening at the Georgetown Club (Royston Alkins Photo)

Former National Ladies champion Ashley Khalil began her participation in Bounty Farm Ltd. Handicap Squash Tournament by downing Javid Rahaman last evening at the Georgetown Club squash courts on Camp Street.

Khalil (-2), who did not land a spot on the national team for the Commonwealth Games in Australia, looked sharp during her 15-7 first set win over Rahaman, and backed it up by taking the second and the match, by a similar score line.

Meanwhile, Nyron Joseph, who was also on show last evening, opened his account with a win. Joseph, playing with a -22, fought hard for the 15-9, 15-14 win over Bryan Young.

Taylor Fernandes (-4) continued her fine form, winning her second match 15-14, 15-13 over John Maikoo.

Joe Mekdeci had the better of Jonathan Antczak (+5) 15 -14, 15-10 in the first Open Category match of the evening.

In a seesaw matchup, Regan Pollard (-12), lost to Ian Mekdeci (+8), by two sets to one 15-3, 14-15, 15-3.

In a thrilling encounter, Alexander Cheeks (-2) earned a hard-fought win over 14-year-old Samuel Ince-Carvalha (+5). Cheeks took the first set over his junior counterpart 15-11, but Ince-Carvalha pushed Cheeks hard in the second set, before eventually surrendering 15 – 14.

Also, in the Open Category Alex Alves defeated Robert Natiello (+5) 15-12, 13-15, 15-11.

Category A results

Paige Fernandes defeated Grant Fernandes 15 – 6, 15 – 8

Ethan Jonas (-2) beat Nicholas Verwey 12 – 15, 15-13, 15-14

James Mekdeci defeated Zackary Persaud (+2) 8-15, 15-8, 15-10

Joshua Verwey defeated Manisha Persaud (+4) 15-14, 15-14

Madison Fernandes beat Javed Saul (+10) 15-12, 15-11

Kirsten Gomes beat Chad De Abreu (+10) 15-12, 15-10

Jason Gomes beat Beau Fernandes (+4) 15-8, 15 – 9

Michael Alphonso (-6) defeated Teija Edwards (+11) 15 – 11, 15 -13

Osmand Mack (+3) defeated Malia Maikoo 15 -1, 15 – 2

Keenan Naraine defeated Noah Rahaman 15-14, 15-14

Lucas Jonas defeated Brenno Da Silva (+11) 15-12, 15-11

Demetrius De Abreu (-4) defeated Kamir Khan (+7) 15 – 12, 10 – 15, 15-10

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