Flem­ing in good form at ju­nior age group champs

Kapi-Mana News - - SPORT -

Kobe Flem­ing showed off his squash cre­den­tials at the re­cent Welling­ton Ju­nior Age Group champs in Up­per Hutt, win­ning both the un­der-11 and un­der-13 ti­tles.

The Whitby 10- year- old, ranked third in the coun­try for his age, was too strong for Joe Smythe (Mana) in the un­der-11 fi­nal and de­feated Joe Web­ster (Up­per Hutt) to take out the un­der-13 grade.

In other re­sults, Ellen Verry won an all-Tawa fi­nal for the un­der-17 girls group, beat­ing Jessie- Rose Ward- Thomas, while Olly Smythe made the un­der-17 boys fi­nal.

The tour­na­ment had

66 en­tries, with play­ers from as far away as Motueka, Marl­bor­ough, Master­ton and Hast­ings.

Squash Welling­ton use this tour­na­ment and the Welling­ton Ju­nior Open, held in April, to rank this re­gion’s play­ers and de­cide who will rep­re­sent Welling­ton at the ju­nior na­tion­als in Oc­to­ber.

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