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SVG dominates OECS Junior Squash Championships


Host St. Vincent and the Grenadines snapped up six titles at the National Lotteries Authority ninth OECS Junior Championships which ended at the National Squash Courts last Saturday afternoon.{{more}}

Kevin Hannaway scored wins in the Boys Under-17 and under-19 singles. Losing to him were his compatriot Jules Snagg in both age groups.

Sebastian Cyrus took the Boys Under-11, with Jason Doyle taking the Boys Under-13 and Demi Ollivierre the Girls Under-13 titles.

Cyrus triumphed over Robert Poole of the BVI in the Final, while Doyle got the better of the BVI’s Neville Smith in the title decider. Ollivierre pipped Gianna Miller-Alexander in an all Vincentian final.

Sherina Slater walked away with the Girls Under-19, beating St. Lucian Meagan Piper.

Abayonni Maddox of the BVI took the Girls Under-11 at the expense of Miller-Alexander, with her teammate Erika Sorrentino copping the Girls Under-15 over Vincentian Kalina Browne. Stefan Joseph also of the BVI defeated St. Lucian Daniel Piper to win the Boys Under-15. Megan Piper won the Girls Under-17 over her teammate Claire Marie White.

Jon Henry Sweeney of the BVI was adjudged the Best Sportsman and Vincentian Jules Snagg, the Most Improved player.

From the championships, Vincentians Hannaway, Slater, Ollivierre, Doyle, Snagg and Browne were selected to be part of the sub regional team for the Caribbean tournament set for Barbados July 11-18.

The others selected were Sorrentino, Joseph, and Joe Chapman, all of the British Virgin Islands.

The reserves are Cyrus and Romario Constance of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Theo Jn Marie of St. Lucia. (RT)