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Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix Round 5

posted Feb 16, 2017, 3:46 AM by S Meanley   [ updated May 8, 2017, 4:47 AM ]

Eleven of the forty entered competitors at the recent Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix were from Mersea Island School.
Starting in the girls year 6 and under section were Amelie , Felicity , Leonie  and Ruby. Amelie placing the highest in Runner Up position this time and Felicity in 3rd place.
This leaves the two girls out on top of the current leader board after five of the eight venues played with joint points of 51.
Boys year 6 and under saw a strong field with entries needing to be split into three groups due to the quantity of entries.
George  found himself in the stronger of the three groups with the more experienced boys. George played well to win one match and take a game from a seasoned player giving him great experience for the future.
Harry , Harrison and Sid  all drew the Blue group. Sid faring the best with previous experience to take third place winning three of his five matches. Harrison finishing in 4th place with two matches won, and Harry  taking a game from a more seasoned player to take 6th place.
The third and final boys under year 6  group saw Aidan  and Henry . Henry winning three of his six matches and claiming vital games against other players to take overall third place. Aidan took 6th place and winning one match.
George and Sid find themselves in the middle of the points field after 5 competitions, not having competed in all five.
All the players gained great experience at this event and visibly improved during the course of the day.