Strong Mullins leads successful showing from Wycombe starlets
WYCOMBE Squash & Racquetball Club starlet Alex Mullins has been crowned South Region Champion.
Mullins proved too strong for the rest to lift the U11s crown at the closed championship staged at Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre.
His was not the only success for WSRC with Alfie Green and Freddie Evans finishing runner-up in the U13 and U15 championships respectively.
There was more good news for Wycombe youngsters in the National Schools Championship where Wycombe High School staged a comeback win over last year’s runnersup Kenilworth to advance to the second stage.
All looked lost when Wycombe’s top two were beaten in the opening two rubbers, each going down 3-0.
Helen Krasner launched the fightback with a crushing 3-0 win of her own before Herrity and Abbie Sumner each won gripping five-setters to seal an enthralling 3-2 win.
Meanwhile, the latest Bucks Squash League action saw reigning Division One champions Aylesbury Grammar School continue the unbeaten start to their title defence, recording a fifth win out of five as they thrashed Chesham Bois 1b 17-7.
At the other end of the table, Beaconsfield Lions tasted defeat for the sixth time already in the campaign as they went down 13-7 to Holmer Green.
Chesham Bois Mavericks completed a magnificent seven wins out of seven in Division Two as they beat Chesham 1879 15-8, but that was the end to their victory sequence as they promptly lost next time up 14-9 to club-mates Chesham Bois Seniors.
Beaconsfield Tigers remain among the chasers after a 17-8 win over Chesham Nomads, who dropped into the no man’s land of mid-table.
Meanwhile, Buckingham are the new leaders of Division Three after beating Chesham 1879 2s 15-9 and leapfrogging former leaders Holmer Green, who lost by the same score to an improving Beaconsfield Trojans.
Aylesbury 2s shot up to third with a crushing 19-4 win over Bisham, but have played several more games than teams around them.
Strength: (Left) WHS’s U15s squash team; (right) WSRC’s Alex Mullis, Alfie Green and Freddie Evans