SVG finishes seventh in Junior Caribbean Squash standings
Jayden George (left) gets his Boys Under-15 trophy from Anthony Dennie of the NLA
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July 28, 2023
SVG finishes seventh in Junior Caribbean Squash standings

One gold, two bronze and a consolation plate win were the takeaways for St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), from the XXXIX National Lotteries Authority Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Junior Championships that ended last Saturday, July 22.

The lone gold was secured by Jayden George who won the Boys Under-15. George, along with Jaydon Williams, placed joint third in the Boys Doubles, while Williams took bronze in the Boys Under-17.

Sumairaa Suleman (left) accepting her award from Paul Cyrus

However, there was a consolation win for Nadira Morgan in the Girls Under-19 plate final.

The Vincentians thus ended on 9 points, to finish overall seventh, ahead of eighth place- the British Virgin Islands on 6 points, and one behind sixth place – Trinidad and Tobago, with 10 points.

Fifth place was Cayman Islands on 13 points, and Bermuda, with 16 points, was fourth.

Finishing in overall third place was Jamaica- 22 points; and dethroned champions, Guyana tallied 28 points.

Jace Jervis gets his award from Paul Cyrus

Barbados championed the overall title with 35 points, winning both the Boys and Girls Team titles.

At last Saturday’s closing and presentation ceremony held at the La Vue Hotel, apart from the individual and team awards, two Special awards were dished out.

Barbados’ Sumairaa Suleman was rewarded with the Dr Cecil Cyrus trophy for Outstanding play.

Suleman won the Girls Under-19 title, and teamed up with her countrywoman and Under-17 winner, Eboni Artheley, to secure the Girls Doubles.

And, Jace Jervice of the Cayman Islands took the other Dr Cecil Cyrus award for leadership and excellence.