Jameson takes out Under 11 title at NZ National Age Groups

Posted: 02/10/16

Freddie Jameson has taken out the Under 11 Boys title at the NZ Junior Age Groups held at Hamilton Squash Club.  No 1 seed Freddie was too strong for his opponent Charlie Prince in the final, playing some great length and winning in a comfortable 3.

Tyler Ranger (3rd seed) progressed through to the finals of the Boys Under 19, where he played No 1 seedScott Galloway in the final with Scott making Tyler work hard with some great shot selections and winning in 3.

Other Northlanders to place in the top 5 of their divisions were Zoe Dykzeul (3rd),  Finn Trimble (3rd), Montana Vette-Blomquist (4th), MacKenzie Johnson (4th) and Riley-Jack Vette-Blomquist (5th).

Northland was well represented with 19 of our juniors playing and over 200 juniors competing from around New Zealand.  A great weekend of squash with excellent results from our juniors.

Junior Teams Event

The 5th seeds Northland upset 4th seeds Waikato on the first day and proceeded to take out Eastern and Bay of Plenty claiming 3 wins and second in their pool. In the 3/4 playoff the boys draw saw a close battle between Wellington and Northland with it coming back to points but it was Wellington who prevailed winning 114 to 112 points.

In the Girls Northland (3rd seed)  took 2nd in their pool to see a 3/4 matchup between them and Eastern. In the 3/4 girls playoff it was a close battle between the Northland and Eastern teams with some tense matches but it was Eastern who prevailed to take out 3rd spot and Northland 4th.

Results from NZ Junior Age Groups

Under 11 Boys

Freddie Jameson 1st

Paddy Ferguson 7th

Under 11 Girls

Montana Vette-Blomquist 4th

Under 13 Boys

Maz Saunders 7th/8th

Campbell Griffin 7th/8th

Flynn Venmore 10th

Under 13 Girls

Amy Brown 10th

Under 15 Boys

Riley-Jack Vette-Blomquist 5th

Under 15 Girls

Anna Moselen 10th

Shea Ferguson 15th

Under 17 Boys

Cory Ferguson 18th

Brad Moselen 26th

Under 17 Girls

Zoe Dykzeul 3rd

Annmarie Holst 7th

Under 19 Boys

Tyler Ranger 2nd

Finn Trimble 3rd

Shayden Toka 23/24th

Under 19 Girls

MacKenzie Johnson 4th

Sian Duggan 8th