Deeside Junior Silver
were eight entries in the U15 boys singles. The top two in each group competed
in the semis. Menai Bridge’s Eban Jones beat Max Thomas 15-11, 15-7 and Nanditha Malagamuwa (Carmarthen) beat Johan Varghese (Mold) 15-8, 15-2.
Nanditha took the title, beating Eban 15/7, 15/6, and didn’t drop a single game
in the event. In the 3rd/4th place match Johan beat
Max 15-4, 15-9. Prestatyn’s Rhys Shanks
comfortably beat Vardre’s Jake Chow in the 5th/6th
place match 15-7, 15-7.
was a good entry in the U15 girls singles and it was great to see some new
players entering the event. Grace Evans (Connah’s Quay ) was unbeaten
overall and took the title beating runner-up Georgia Turvey (Hereford) after a
close battle 6/15, 15/12, 15/12.
U17 girls singles was a straight contest between Hannah Harrison( Llanferres )
who won Gold and Wrexham’s Fallon Roberts taking Silver.
star of the U17 boys singles was Saahen Shetty
(Wiltshire) who outclassed the competition in his group. Connah’s
Quay’s James Maddocks was a convincing winner of the other group. In the
semis Saahen beat Matthew Swash ( Mold) 15/7, 15/9 and Isaac Loff (Great Orme)
won a tense three setter against James
15/13, 13/15, 15/10. Saahen proved his stamina and consistency triumphing in
the final 15-12, 15-13. In the match for 3rd/4th place
James played very steadily to beat Matthew
U19 boys event was again dominated by Saahen who won the group undefeated.
Max Stone (Connah’s Quay) took a creditable second place having won all his
games until coming up against Saahen.
to Jane Liddle and her team for running the event so smoothly.