Shomari Wiltshire and Makeda Harding carted off the lion’s share of trophies at the recently concluded Woodpecker Products Junior National Squash Championships.
Wiltshire had a clean sweep of the boys’ under-15, under-17 and under-19 categories, while Harding fell short of matching him by falling to Taylor Fernandes (playing her final year as junior) in the under-19 category.
Wiltshire defeated Daniel Islam in three tough games 11/6, 11/8, 11/7 for the under-19 title while Fernandes outplayed Rebecca Low in the final match winning comfortably in straight games 11/4, 11/5, 11/6.
The final results in the Girls’ under-11 saw Beau Fernandes securing first while Christiana Fernandes and Isabella Ramjohn came second and third respectively. In the boys under-11 Mohyryan Baksh took the top spot with Louis Da Silva, Nathan Rahaman and Shiloh Asregado took third to four place spots.
Over in the under-13 division, Kirstenn Gomes, Paige Fernandes and Haley Carpenter were the top three girls while Michael Alphonso won for the boys ahead of Demetrius De Abreu, Ethan Jonas and James Mekdeci.
For the Girls under-15, Abosaide Cadogan came second while Kirsten Gomes and Madison Fernandes came third and fourth respectively; in the boys Samuel Ince – Carvalhal was second ahead of Gianni Carpenter (third) and Lucas Jonas (fourth).
In the competitive girls under-17, Abosaide Cadogan had to settle for second with Gomes in third and Maya Collins, fourth while in the boys under17 & 19, Dainel Islam and Alex Cheeks rounded off the top three.
The most improved girl when went to Gomes while Alphonso was given the male award. Not surprisingly Harding and Wiltshire were voted the most outstanding girl and boy respectively.
The tournament was the final junior event before the Junior Caribbean Squash Championships which are scheduled to be held in Guyana from July 1 – 9.