Maddison Nargar won the NSW Squash Junior Age Championships 2022 in the girls under 13s.
COFFS Harbour hosted the NSW Squash Junior Age Championships 2022 with magnificent results from local players resulting in a number of players making the NSW State team.
Maddison Nargar continued her phenomenal season to become the 2022 New South Wales State Champion in the girls under 13s event, winning the final 3-2 against Emilia Scott
Coffs Harbour’s Sebastian Williams, Micaylah Tidey and Jaida Wigley stepped up to the podium winning third place in the boys 15s, girls 19s and girls 11s respectively.
The pinnacle gold ranking event on the AJST Tour and Squash NSW calendar for 2022 attracted a bumper crowd as Tournament Director Peter Saxby explained.
“There were plenty of smiles on Sunday afternoon after a fantastic two days of competition in the NSW State Junior Championships in Coffs Harbour,” he said.
“Players in the five age groups performed exceptionally well with 178 matches played over the two days.
“The Coffs Harbour Squash Centre were justifiably proud of the standards on display and we congratulate all the participants on their effort over the two days.
“There were some fantastic matches in all divisions throughout the day especially in the Boys and Girls U/13s which went the distance and were both decided in the fifth game.
“Players from interstate took home the U/11, U/15, U/19 Girls and U/15 Boys,” said Saxby.
After the individual presentations the New South Wales team was announced where four players from Coffs Harbour were named in the state team.
Maddison Nargar, Micaylah Tidey, Lachlan Walmsley and Jaida Wigley will be flying to Perth later this year to compete against the best players in Australia.
“At the conclusion of the presentations the NSW State Team was announced by State Junior Coach Jemma Wratten for the Australian Age Championships to be held in September and October in Perth, WA.
“Congratulations to the team representatives and we wish them every success at the championships,” concluded Saxby.
2022 NSW Junior Championships Result
Winner: Benjamin Boardman
Runner up: Cooper Jones
Third: Naveen Sanghera
Winner: Henry Kross
Runner up: James Boswell
Third: Kieran Willathgamuwa
Winner: Denver Field
Runner up: Connor Haberecht
Third: Sebastian Williams (Coffs Harbour)
Winner: James Slade
Runner up: William Slade
Third: Harry Burgess
Winner: Ken Lamb
Runner up: Lockie Miller
Third: Kevin Willathgamuwa
Winner: Riyo Kawabata
Runner up: Abbey Boswell