Jul, Day EIGHT,
Barbados and Guyana retain their titles
the final day at South Sound Barbados and Guyana retained their
Girls' and Boys' team titles, with Guyana winning overall team
title for the 12th year in a row.
First was a repeat of last year's Girls Final as
Barbados aimed to retain the title they won year against
Guyana, who had win the previous nine editions.
Girls' Final: Barbados 3-2 Guyana
U13: Sumairaa Suleman 3-0 Aboside Cadogan
11/9, 12/10, 11/3
U15: Meagan Best 3-0 Makeda Harding
11/2, 11/1, 11/2
U19: Chelsie Samuel 0-3 Taylor Fernandes
3/11, 4/11, 6/11
U17: Amanda Haywood 3-0 Rebecca Low
11/4, 11/2, 11/1
U19: Jada Smith-Padmore 0-3 Larissa Wiltshire
4/11, 4/11, 3/11
3rd/4th: T&T 3-2 Jamaica 5th/6th: Cayman
fielded both U19 finalists, but Barbados had the U13, U15 and
U17 champions, and it always looked as though the opening U13
match would be crucial.
was a thrilling opener, in which Barbados' Sumairaa Suleman
managed to find the winners she needed at the end of close first
and third games to give her team the lead.
The remaining matches were all one-sided as Meagan Best
put Guyana two up, Taylor Fernandes pulled one back for Guyana
and Amanda Haywood finished off the win for Barbados.
The Boys' final saw three-time defending champions
Guyana take on hosts Cayman, whose only previous win was in
2010, also held in Cayman [Flashback
to the 2010 Finals]
Boys' Final: Guyana 3-2 Cayman
U13: Shomari Wiltshire 3-0 Jace Jervis
11/5, 11/6, 11/1
U15: Daniel Islam 3-1 David Pitcairn
11/6, 8/11, 11/7, 11/6
U19: Benjamin Mekdeci 0-3 Julian Jervis
1/11, 1/11, 2/11
U17: Alex Cheeks 3-1 Jasun Sairsingh
11/8, 11/3, 9/11, 11/8
U19: Rithew Saywack 2-3 Isiah Robinson
12/10 in the fifth!
3rd/4th: Barbados 4-1 OECS 5th/6th: T&T
U13 champion Shomari Wiltshire put Guyana in front as
expected, and Daniel Islam doubled their lead in the U15
match, despite a gallant and determined effort from David
Jervis took the top string match decisively for Cayman -
earning applause from his opponent Benjamin Mekdeci - and as in
the girls' match the title was decided on the U17 leg.
Guyana's Alex Cheeks, displaying some tremendous
retrieving skills, just held off a comeback attempt from Jasun
Sairsingh who ultimately paid the price for too many unforced
errors, the large Guyana contingent in the crowd erupting as he
held on to take the fourth to give his team a fourth title in a
The overall team title went to Guyana, with Barbados in
second and Cayman in third.
in the gallery
DRAWS & RESULTS