Fakenham Squash Club hosted the latest Norfolk Junior Squash Grand Prix on Sunday 20th May, where the host Club were well represented with 12 out of the 27 players competing. In Group 1 they filled 3 of the top 4 places, and also had newcomer Evan Lagrange competing for the lower positions. The improving Alex Hagag beat top seed Liam Bond 3-1 to win the group to give the home Club their first group win of the day.
Closest match in the group was Jasmine Thirst’s gutsy 3-2 win over Harry Cox, recovering from 0-2 down to enable her to finish a very good fifth.
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Sunday 23rd April, saw over 40 juniors take to the East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club courts to compete for the prestigious Norfolk Junior Squash Open titles in their respective age groups. With matches commencing from 09:30, the courts were filled right through till the late hours of the afternoon. From the Girls under 11’s age group to the boys under 19’s there were entertaining, respectful and close matches throughout the tournaments duration.
On Sunday 12th February, four competitive groups took to the Rossis squash courts in North Walsham to compete in the first junior squash Grand Prix of 2017.
Throughout the morning, Robert Thirst and Liam Bond dominated group 1, winning all their matches 2-0. When competing against one another, Liam took game one 11/8, however Robert’s age and experience allowed him to claw back the next two games giving him this month’s Grand Prix title.
Broadland Sports Club recently welcomed Harleston Squash Club, for a friendly tournament with juniors of mixed abilities and all ages taking part.
The friendly match which took place on the afternoon of Saturday the 21st January, saw 14 juniors split between four groups take to the courts for some highly entertaining and high quality squash matches.
Broadland sports club recently hosted a Christmas tournament which had a good turnout of keen juniors who found motivation to play squash no matter how close to Christmas day it happened to be. In group one, there was some highly competitive matches, all played out in a positive fashion, as we would expect considering the time of year.