Cadogan, De Abreu shine

-at Farfan & Mendes Junior Skill level tournament

Caribbean silver girls under 15 silver medallist Abosaide Cadogan was the centre of attention on the opening night of the 2018 edition of the Farfan & Mendes Junior Skill level tournament after she notched up a hard-fought win over Lucas Jonas last evening at the Georgetown Club Squash Court.

Cadogan was made to work for her category B triumph, defeating her opponent 3-2.  She took the first set which was tied at 5 all, 11-7 but lost the second 9-11 after leading 6-0.

Cadogan quickly found her groove again by winning the third 11-6. Jonas, however, stuck to his straps and sent the match into the fifth set by taking the fourth set 14-12. Cadogan, though, used her experience and pulled out all the stops in the final game to clinch it 11-4 and her 3-2 win.

In another exciting encounter of the evening, Demetrius De Abreu downed the emerging Mohryan Baksh in an intense duel 3-1; 11-9, 6-11, 11-7, 11-7.

Winners in category D, on the other hand, were Joshua Verwey who defeated Lujua Munroe 11-4, 11-9, 11-5 while Teija Edwards found a way past  Deau Fernandes 3-2.

Meanwhile, Category F encounters saw Safirah Sumner defeating Noah Rahaman in straight sets 11-5, 11-6 while Kaden Pynaendy had the better of Matthew Spooner 11-4, 11-8 to get his campaign rolling the right direction. 

Abosaide Cadogan gears up to play a drop shot during her opening match win over Lucas Jonas last evening

Christiana Fernandes joined him in the winner’s row by working her way past Malia Maikoo two sets to one, 11-6, 6-11, 11-3. Grant Fernandes was also a winner in that category, defeating Maikoo 11-8, 13-11

Romero Muniram highlighted the category G encounters with a come-from-behind win over Brenno DaSilva 10-12, 11-4, 11-4 to begin his campaign on a winning note. He also defeated Tristan Seereeram 11-2, 11-2 to register his second win of the night while Romero Muniram’s 11-3, 11-2 win over Tiana Gomes reflected an evening of which wins came relatively easy.

Aishani Persaud also pulled off a come-from-behind win after she overcame Arvin Seelall’s 11-8 first set win to take the next two sets 11-6, 12-10 to notch up her category E win.

Category E winners were Angel Rahaman who defeated Lucas Persaud 11-5, 11-8

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