Surrey Sports Park hosts the second Junior Inter County Finals
18 March 2011
With the dust still settling on the first Junior Inter County Finals held at Lilleshall last weekend, more Junior Inter County teams will descend on Surrey Sports Park this weekend to vie for the Under 17 and Under 13 titles. None of last years winners have reached the finals, so 4 new counties will be crowned Inter County Champions on Sunday afternoon.
Boys Under 17
Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Sussex and Hertfordshire
With holders Gloucestershire not reaching the finals, Yorkshire will be looking to go one better than last seasons 2nd place will be headed by nationally ranked 3, Taminder Gata Aura – fresh from his teams U19 victory last weekend. 5th ranked Ashley Davies will spearhead new finalists Derbyshire, while Sussex look strong at the top of the order with 12th and 13th ranked Cameron Western and Stuart Allcock. Hertfordshire also have two top 20 ranked boys at 1st and 2nd strings in Angus Gillums (14) and Harry Faulkner (16)
Girls Under 17
Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Northumbria and Surrey
A late withdrawal by South East Wales, has handed a chance to Surrey to take part in the finals and they will hope to cause an upset with 7 ranked Georgie Ingham leading the team. Favourites however must be Warwickshire headed by U17 No 1 Chloe Pearson. Northumbria with Lucy Beecroft (11) will look to go one better than runners up spot last season. Dark horses might be Gloucestershire with 8 ranked Ellie Lake leading the way
Boys Under 13
Yorkshire, Hampshire, Durham & Cleveland, Surrey
Daniel Bray (19) leads Yorkshire, who return to the finals once more. Surrey are led by Charlie Lee, ranked 5 nationally. Haydn MacLean and Oliver Walls head Durham. Hampshire hope that 4 players in the top 11 including Robbie Keefe (2) will take them to the title.
Girls Under 13
Gloucestershire, Yorkshire, Essex, Warwickshire
With top ranked under 13 girls representing their counties, this contest is too close to call. With three in a team and played in a round robin format, all 4 teams will be looking to their number 1’s to get some points on the board. Elise Lazarus, nationally ranked 1 heads Essex, Elin Jones (2 ) Gloucestershire, Libby Corke (6) Warwickshire and Ellen Cooper (13) Yorkshire
This is a fantastic opportunity to see the best juniors in the country play for their counties in what will prove to be a great weekend of squash. Admission is free with play starting at 12 noon on Saturday and 10.00 on Sunday.
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