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GSA kicks off Farfan and Mendes juniors

first_imgTHE Guyana Squash Association (GSA) kicked off its final junior tournament for 2017 – the annual Farfan and Mendes Junior Skill Level, at the Georgetown Club Inc. courts on Tuesday.There were several new entries this year as well as a few notable absentees, including Shomari Wiltshire who is competing internationally at this time.Categories A-G will be battling from now until Sunday for a spot at the top of their respective groups.Taylor Fernandes, although now a senior, will be playing in Category A in her continued support of the junior players, to extend their challenges and increase the number of the smallest group in the tournament. The four contenders began their matches on yesterday.Tuesday’s matches saw the girls triumph in category B with Kirsten Gomes beating Demetrius DeAbreu and Abosaide Cadogan defeating Ethan Jonas.Kirsten came out hard in the first game for a close win 11-9. De Abreu answered by taking back the second 11-8 but Kirsten took back the third 11-9 and went on to storm through 11-5 in the fourth.Cadogan fought hard but couldn’t hold the first game, with Jonas winning 12-10, but then made light work of the following 3 games 11-4, 11-6, 11-5.New talent shone through in the lower categories as some of the young players displayed skilful serves and treated spectators to unexpected rallies. No doubt these categories will develop as the tournament progresses.Matches continue from 18:00hrs each evening, two sessions on Saturday and the final matches on Sunday.Results of the matches played Tuesday evening were as follows.Category BAbosdaie Cadogan overcame Ethan Jonas 10-12, 11-4, 11-6, 11-5Kirsten Gomes defeated Demetrius De Abreu 11-9, 8-11, 11-9, 11-5Category CNicholas Verwey overpowered Zachary Persaud 11-5, 11-8, 11-7Mohryan Baksh crushed Louis DaSilva 11-7, 11-4, 11-5James Mekdeci overwhelmed Jason Gomes 11-3, 11-7, 11-7Category DJahcinta Adams beat Beau Fernandes 11-3, 9-11, 15-13, 9-11, 11-7Dhiren Persaud beat Isabella Ramjohn 11-6, 11-7, 11-7Aishani Persuad demolished Teija Edwards 11-2, 11-1, 11-4Category EArvin Seelall beat Angel Rahim 11-4, 11-13Jared Saul defeated Grant Fernandes 11-9, 11-4Joshua Verwey crushed Noah Rahaman 11-3, 11-2Rayad Boyce overpowered Lajuan Munroe 11-9, 11-6Category FLeshaunte Berkley beat Jehan Singh 11-9, 11-8Brenno DaSilva smashed Rylee Rodrigues 11-6, 11-0Matthew Spooner overcame Tiana Gomes 10-12, 11-5, 12-10Kayden Pynaendy beat Thandi Dean 11-8, 11-7Category GSafirah Summer beat Nicholas Sawh 11-7, 11-8Jnae Singh whipped Mya Dean 11-6, 11-8Shriya Persaud crushed Alea Ruplal 11-5, 11-3.last_img read more

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Connacht suffer another injury blow during Pro12 loss

first_imgUlster’s victory lifts them up to fourth place in the table. Ireland prop Finlay Belham and centre Danie Poolman went off injured in last night’s 23-7 loss against Ulster in the Pro12. Head-coach Pat Lam is having to contend with more than 20 players being sidelined ahead of their match against Munster next Saturday. Captain John Muldoon is hoping some of the injuries clear up soon.last_img

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