The Academy team performed outstandingly, with 9 players finishing in the top 10 & 5 players finishing in the top 4 in Australia.
A special mention to the Australian Junior Championships finalists Elizabeth Wang, Marcus Wang, Kasper Cheung & William Slade. Congratulations Elizabeth (U11) & Kasper (U15), for winning their respective age groups.
See below the Academy teams results —>
Elizabeth Wang - 1st place U11 girls
Thomas Wang - 6th place U13 boys
Kieran Willathgamuwa - 5th place U13 boys
Oliver Dickens - 7th place U15 boys
Chase Rogers - 12th place U15 boys
Marcus Wang - 2nd place U15 boys
Kasper Cheung - 1st place U15 boys
James Slade - 5th place U17 boys
William Slade - 2nd place U17 boys
Kevin Willathgamuwa - 12th place U19 boys
Maggie Goodman - 3rd place U19 girls
Congratulations to William Slade, who was awarded the most improved junior male player of the tournament, rising from a 5/8 seed to finishing 2nd place, beating number 3/4 seed, Aryan Madan & number 1 seed, Thomas Scott.
Well done also to 6 of our Academy team members who represented the NSW State team and finished 3rd place in the Australian Junior Championships Teams event.
The Academy team selected players were:
Kieran Willathgamuwa - U13 boys
Chase Rogers - U15 boys
Kasper Cheung - U15 boys
James Slade - U17 boys
William Slade - U17 boys
Kevin Willathgamuwa - U19 boys
Congratulations to The Academy Junior Team on their great results throughout the tournament. All players rose to the challenge, playing with great sportsmanship and leaving nothing on the court. The Academy team are proud of everyone’s performance and would like to thank all the parents and players for their support and belief in our programs.
Thank you to Squash Australia for organising the successful event, the competitors & coaches, the referees, the parents, Mirrabooka Squash Club (host club), The Academy sponsors, City Houses Squash Rackets Association, Sydney CBD Squash Club & City Tattersalls and The Academy coaching team, Mike & Aaron, for taking the time to coach the players across the 3 days.
The Academy looks forward to continuing to work with our junior players and helping them reach their full potential both on and off the squash court.