Young TT players shine at SSTTA schools’ vacation tournament
The future crop of St Vincent and the Grenadines’ table tennis players was on show last Saturday at the West St George Secondary School, as they pitted their skills in a one-day tournament put on by the Sean Stanley Table Tennis Academy (SSTTA).
When the green tables were folded, Caleb Howard emerged as the Under-13 champion, Michel Creese, the Under-15s and Akeil De Roche, the Under-18s.
Howard eclipsed Michel Creese 4-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-8, to win the Under-13 title.
But Creese turned the fortunes on Howard,
beating him 8-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-9, 11-6 in the Under-15 final.
Leading up to the final, Creese had wins over Joshua Joseph and Akeil De Roche.
But De Roche was able to pouch the Under-18, and registered an 11-7, 7-11, 11-8, 11-7 win over Michel Creese, as the two squared off in the title decider.
De Roche’s journey to the final, saw him disposing Phildon Charles and Joshua Joseph, in the quarter and semi-finals, respectively.