Border show their class in squash IPT

The Border Schools Squash teams excelled have done exceptionally well at the recent SA Schools Squash National Inter-Provincial Tournament (IPT) which took place in various parts of the country.

Girls and boys participated in the medals ranging from gold, silver and bronze. Ages groups that took part included U13, U14, U16 and U19.

Border Schools squash chairman, Sue Penhall said the tournaments took place in Johannesburg, East London and Port Elizabeth to name a few, as the tournament is quite a big one.

“Border Schools Squash is absolutely delighted and very proud of all our teams’ achievements this year. It has been an exceptional year for us, medalling in every single age group we participated in,” said Penhall.

The U/16 girls team did particularly well, taking gold in both the A and B teams.

“Border Schools Squash hosted and organised the U16 IPT in East London. The tournament overall was a great success and was made even better with our home teams shining,” Penhall said.

Penhall added that they were extremely proud of all the teams and the children’s commitment.

INTERNATIONAL STRIDES: Selbornian pupil, Tristen Worth, is representing the Suqash SA Junior U/19 team at the world championship in Chennai, India
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Tristen Worth from Selborne College is currently with the Squash SA Junior U19 team that are competing in the WSF Junior World Squash Championships in Chennai, India.

Worth has also been selected to the four-man team to compete in the WSF Junior World Squash Team Championships taking place immediately after the individual championships.

The final results were as follows:

U13

Girls A team – Silver

Girls B team – Bronze

Boys A team – Gold

U14

Girls A team – Silver

Boys A team – Bronze

U16

Girls A & B teams – Gold

Boys A – Silver

U19

Girls A team – Silver

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