Epworth trump last year’s champs for squash title

2011-08-10 00:00

EPWORTH, representing KwaZulu-Natal, defeated Eastern Province’s Framesby in a close match to win the Top South African Schools squash title for the 18th time yesterday.

The tournament has been held for 27 years.

Last year’s winners, Framesby, were seeded No. 1 and had the Landman twins, Elani and Lume, seeded first and second in the individual seedings.

They recently represented South Africa at the World Junior tournament in the U.S. and were given a hard fight by Epworth’s top players, Julie Lee and Tarryn Harborth, but experience paid off and they managed to win 3/1 and 3/2 respectively.

Epworth’s depth was the deciding factor, though, and Cayleigh Conradie, Bronni Smithers and Nadia Ramchandra played exceptionally well to win their matches 3-0.

The boys title was won by Selborne (Border).

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