Squash season heats up

WITH week 12 of junior fixtures over, there is not long until the end of the season and, excitingly, the school holidays.

Next season will start with one week of gradings and then play, up until the end of the school year. Gradings will be on July 16. There will be about 16 weeks in the next season.

Results for week 12 are as follows:

A Grade sponsored by River Dental

Matthew Ferguson, even with his broken arm, didn’t want to give up squash and played a great game against Ethan Dullard. Matthew won the first game, Ethan just managed to get the next game and the third game was close, but Ethan won that one as well.

Anthony Hartley continued his winning streak, although Joshua Hughes didn’t go down without a fight. Anthony did win all three games but they were close.

B Grade sponsored by Fisherman’s Haul

Blake Moore and Jamie Miller had a close one, and even though Jamie had an injury, he put up a good fight, winning the first game. Blake won the second and the third was close but Blake just managing to win that one, too.

Hayden Pearce and Morgan Parker had a close match, point for point, and long rallies. Hayden just scraped through, winning the first two games but Morgan didn’t give up and won the last one.

Jack Burke put up a good fight against Lachlan Smith, but Lachlan is still on fire and not giving anything away. Jack just scraped in to win the first game, but Lachlan won the next two convincingly.

It was a very evenly matched game between Mia-Rose Bennett and Tanika McClintock. Tanika won the first game, then went point for point all the way, with Mia-Rose eventually winning the last two games.

C Grade sponsored by Victory College

Jack Findlay struggled in the first game against Matt Hogg but then found his feet. The second game was very close and Matt just won that one too, but Jack won the third game.

Mathias Hand tried to catch up with Joshua Hawke in their match, but Joshua managed to stay ahead in the first two games, and the third game was a tie.

Brandon Thorgood was too strong for Jordan Irwin, winning all three games, although there were only a few points in it in the last game.

A very close match with Matthew Thorgood and Kaden McClintock: only one point difference in the overall score, and Kaden won two games to one.

D Grade sponsored by Gold City Steering

Zach Hughes played against Oliver Kerr. Zach won the first two games but that didn’t get Oliver down and he fought back well to win the third game.

Zach Hughes played a second match for the day against Ethan Hawke. Zach won the first game, Ethan fought back to win the second game and Zach dominated the third game.

Match of the day was the all-girls’ game between Mia-Rose Bennett and Tanika McClintock. Both players fought hard, right up to the last ball.

They never gave up, which was good to see.

Only few weeks left before the end of the season and there are still only a few points between players.

Almost anyone is in with a chance to get the highest points trophy.

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