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Bronze for squash girls at CASA

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Back Home TT successful squash team from CASA tourney in Jamaica include- Back row (left to right): Christopher Anthony ; Nicholas Shaw ; Nicholas Caddle (boys’ captain) ; Kobie khan ; Middle row (left to right): Lisa Yearwood ( Team manager) Chloe Walcott; Joshua Poon ; Marie Claire Barcant ; Alexandria Yearwood (girls’ Captain) Aimee De Verteuil : Jinan Al Rawi ; Nicola De Verteuil ; Charlotte Knaggs ( volunteer coach) ; Ryan Jagessar ( volunteer coach) Front row (left to right): Scott -Michael Shaw ; Nicholas Lequay; Seth thong; Sigourney Williams. (Missing: National traveling coach- Dr. Paul De Verteuil) Photo by:Walter Alibey

T&T Junior Girls Squash team claimed the bronze medal at the Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Tournament which took place in Jamaica recently. However, the boys team finished the tournament in fourth place.

But team T&T earned in third place finish overall, following impressive performances individually and as a team.

Chloe Walcott, the double national champion in the Under-15 and 17s was the lone gold medal winner for the twin-island republic during the tournament.

Alexandria Yearwood, the association's Junior Sportswoman of the Year for 2017, showed why this award was bestowed upon her by claiming the silver medal in the Girls under-19 category which basically paved the way for other TT achievements.

These achievements include Marie Claire, who was among the large competitive field with her compatriot Yearwood and secured bronze medal to complete a second and third place finish for T&T in the division.

Later Sigourney Williams, the national under-13 queen also rise to the challenge among the other regional territories by earning silver in her age bracket, while double Junior national champion in the boys U-13 and 15 divisions Seth Thong got bronze.

There was also consolation wins for Nicholas Le Quay in the boys under-11 age bracket and Nicola de Verteuil in the u-13 division.

T&T is set to be the host of the 2019 Junior CASA Championships from which it foresees more medal, trophies and titles.


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