The Dorset Squash & Racketball junior end of season squash tournament and presentation was held at the West Hants club on Sunday 30th June 2019. Five children from DTSC took part in the competion, 3 of them (Oliver, Ed and Arlo) in their first ever tournament.
Group A (5-6 age group, 8 players)
Starting the day with our 5 and 6 year olds, it was so encouraging to see them playing some super rallies and enjoying themselves so much. Arlo Shave (DTSC) took the title beating George Barrow in a tightly contested final. He also had the longest game in his first round winning it 25-23.
Group A final: Winner ~ Arlo Shave (DTSC), Runner Up ~ George Barrow
Group E (12-14 age group, 8 players)
Ed Elliott and Oliver Dunn won their first round matches and got drawn against each other in the semi final both played well knowing each other’s game with Oliver the victor this time. Oliver then had a very tight final with Toby Lemans who won 15-13 in the third game.
Winner Toby Lemans ~ Runner Up Oliver Dunn (DTSC) ~ 3rd Ed Elliott (DTSC)
Group F (14-16 age group, 8 players)
Two Dorset county players played for 3rd/4th position in this group, Isabella White (DTSC) beating Abi Russell (WH) 3-1 in a hard hitting match with Abi giving Isabella a real run for her money! Zack White was also drawn in a this very tough group and did well against more experienced county players just losing 2-3 in his second round match.
Winner Sam Jourdain ~ Runner Up Alex Fordham ~ 3rd Isabella White (DTSC) ~ 8th Place Zack White (DTSC)
Janet Biles - 2nd July 2019
These will be fun sessions teaching children the basics for playing Squash.
Please contact Janet Biles and book places so that we know how many children there will be.
Janet Biles ~ mobile 07752 641190 or e-mail Janet.firstname.lastname@example.org
There are opportunities for all members to have group or individual coaching.
Our new Squash & Racketball Coach is Neil Chambers who has represented and coached at various clubs around the world.
"Over the years I have worked with all standards of players from national level to complete beginners which I have found rewarding in their progress and furthermore a challenge to see how I can improve them further"
Neil is currently playing to a professional level at both squash and racketball - If you want to book some coaching then contact him on 07866 097231 or email him. Coaching costs £15 per 45 minute session.
This takes place on Saturday mornings and is very well attended. Neil runs 2 sessions for differing abilities:
11.00-12.00 Advanced Juniors
Courses normally run for 3 or 6 weeks, contact Neil for more information.
Isabella White and Zack White
Oliver Dunn and Ed Elliot