Ollie Gobat Squash Underway Here

ST LUCIA is currently hosting the Ollie Gobat OECS Squash Championships.

Teams are on island from Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI) and St Vincent to compete against local players in both individual and team matches.

The tournament hosted by The Ollie Gobat Sports fund (TOGS), St Lucia Electricity Services Ltd, Ist National Bank of St Lucia, Blue Waters, National Lotteries Authority, IGY Rodney Bay Marina, GL Food mart, Red Bull and Oasis commenced Thursday afternoon with a number of individual matches being played in different categories.

In the Men’s individual category,
•St Lucia’s #1 player Charlie Sonson defeated Omari Wilson of St Vincent 11/6, 11/9, 11/7
• St Lucia’s Andre Segovia lost to Dion Anselm of BVI 5/11, 6/11, 3/11
• Anthony De Freitas of St Lucia also lost to Dion Anselm of the BVI 11/13, 1/11, 3/11
• Callum Samuel of St Lucia also lost to Kevin Bailey of St V Vincentians Eshwan Adams, Jules Snagg and Kevin Hannaway all defeted their opponents out all of the BVI. Adams won in four games 11/7, 4/11, 11/9 and 12/10. Snag won 11/3, 11/2, 11/7 and Hannaway won 11/4, 11/2, 11/2

In the Men’s 40+ category
• St Vincent’s James Bentick defeated Chris Thakur of St Lucia 9/11, 1/11, 1/11
• St Lucia’s David Piper defeated Lee Osborne of BVI 14/16, 11/9, 11/8, 11/7
• Lee Osborne of BVI also lost to James Bentick of St Vincent 3/11, 11/13, 8/11
In mens 50+ category
• Neville Sorrentino defeat A Campbell both of the BVI, 12/10, 11/5, 11/8
• St Lucia’s Carlos Segovia defeated Paul Cowlard of the BVI 11/8, 11/3, 11/8
• Segovia in his second match also defeated Winston Findlay of the BVI 11/4, 11/8, 9/11, 11/7
In the Ladies individual category
• Giovianna Alexander of St Vincent defeated Dara of the BVI 11/1, 11/6, 11/6
In the Ladies Vet division
• Caroline DuBois defeated Sofia, both of the BVI 11/3, 11/3, 11/6
• Dara defeated Felice, both of the BVI 11/,7 11/4, 11/4
• Felice defeated Sofia, both of the BVI 9/11, 11/7, 10/12, 11/6, 8/11•

Caroline Dubois defeated Dara, both of the BVI 11/6, 11/5, 11/6
The tournament continued with games all day yesterday, at the St Lucia Yacht Club in Rodney Bay.

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