Junior Squash: Emily Fung-A-Fat hits perfect night; Sumner continues dominance


Emily Fung-A-Fat won in the Girls Under-15 and Under-19 categories on day five of the Woodpecker National Junior Squash Championships, powered by ENet,  at the Georgetown Club Courts.

Fung-A-Fat defeated Jnae Singh 11-4, 11-0, and 11-3 in the U-15, then came from a first-set loss to topple Georgiana Fernandes 5-11, 12-10, 4-11, 11-9, 11-8.

Safirah Sumner continued her unbeaten run in the U-17 and U-19 divisions by defeating Kaylee Lowe 11-4, 11-6, 6-11, 11-2.

More so, Mohryan Baksh outplayed Joshua Verwey 11-3, 11-1, 11-2 to stay in the hunt for a top-two finish in the Boys’ U-19.

Likewise, Louis DaSilva consolidated his grip on the U-17 title by beating Shiloh Asregado 11-7, 11-5, 11-2.

In the battle of the TenPow brothers, the younger of the two, Justin, defeated Jeremy 6-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-1.

Jeremy rebounded later in the evening to better Nandishraj Singh 11-5, 11-2, 11-5, as Jacob McDonald also got a mixed night.

McDonald first lost to Ethan Bulkan 3-11, 4-11, 3-11 but rebounded to beat Egan Bulkan in the 6-11, 12-14, 11-4, 11-8, 11-9 in the U-13 category.

The tournament concludes on Saturday afternoon.

The tournament is vital to the Guyana Squash Association’s squad selection for the Caribbean Championships in the British Virgin Islands in late June.

Full Results: https://www.sportyhq.com/tournament/live_schedule/12517?e=3b14d833ac8b9f2c231cbeb8b6ca9873&t=1710676120&teu=65f43598a2fc56.76720353

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