The boys u15 was the highlight event with six UK ranked players making up the eight competitors and looking to take the title. Charlie Taylor JSY and Stanley Tanguy JSY made their way to the final competing in a high quality final with Taylor taking the title. Noah Purdue played arguably his best ever match to beat Sé Price JSY 2-1 in the third / fourth play-off. Meanwhile Rhys Queripel took his first ever win against Jake Haines in the plate final, winning 2-0.
The girls u15 event saw Charlotte Lythgoe take the title with Catherine McConnell finishing second. In a closely contested event the five players raised their games for the end of season event. Katrina Guilbert came through a tough battle to take third place against Emma Bloese.
Charlie Taylor also stamped his authority on the u17 event although he was made to work hard against James England and Josh Le Breton. Experienced Patrick Josey took the u19 while newcomer Owen Fraser won the u11 title.
In the u13’s Callum De La Rue won all his matches to win the title while Leo Ware, Alex Pauckner and Louis Grange all finished on equal points for second place, Leo Ware won second place on points count back.
Guernsey’s Director of Squash Martin Watts commented at the end of the tournament “It’s great to see our players raise their game in the open event, it’s been a long season and good to see the player’s hard work has been put into practice”.
38 players stayed on after the competition for a week long squash camp with Mike Workman Squash Wales Director of Squash and Rob Peason from Bristol University. This is the 14th year that Workman has helped with the summer squash camp and was impress with the commitment and dedication of the players.