National squash women win bronze

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Ashley Khalil
Ashley Khalil

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The National Women’s squash team won bronze in the team event at the 2014 Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Championships on Saturday in Mexico.

The women were unable to score against host nation Mexico, losing 2-0 in their semifinal and had to settle for a joint third position to go along with the bronze medal in the women’s doubles competition.

Former national champ Ashley Khalil lost to Individual gold medalist Samantha Teran in three games, as did Ashley Degroot who lost to Karol Urrutia.

Meanwhile, the men’s team ended their campaign in fifth, losing to a tough Jamaican team in the quarterfinals of the men’s team tournament by a 2-0 margin. Sunil Seth lost to Lewis Walters and Jason Khalil lost to Bruce Burrows to seal their fate.

Ashely Degroot
Ashely Degroot

The team successfully ended their 2014 year and will now look to play in the Pan-American Games in July of 2015 scheduled for Toronto, Canada.

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