2 Northland winners at NZ Junior Open

Posted: 24/04/18

Chelsea Traill and Maz Saunders both won their divisions at the NZ Junior Open held last weekend in Invercargill

14 Northland junior players went down to Invercargill last weekend to compete in the New Zealand Junior Open.

There were some great results with 2 division winners.

Chelsea Traill was the Division 1 Girls winner beating Southland’s Hayley Thurlow 3/1 in the final after having a close 5 set battle in her semi final.

Maz Saunders took out Division 1 Boys proving too strong for Charlie Prince of Canterbury winning 3-0 in his final after his down to the wire semi final win in 5.

In the Division Two Boys final Paddy Ferguson had a tough battle against Isaac Cowley of Southland going down in 5 close games.

Other noteable results were:

Zoe Dykzeul won the Girls Open Special Plate.

Devlin Gurr won the Boys Open Plate, coming across fellow Northlander Cory Ferguson in the plate final.

Cam Griffin won the Plate in Boys Div 1.

Kaitlyn Watts from Central and Auckland’s Matthew Lucente were the 2018 NZJO Champions.