Catherine Spicer

TOP RANKED FEMALE: Catherine Spicer

CATHERINE SPICER has reached No. 1 in national female table tennis rankings for the first time in over eight years. When the updated rankings came out a few days ago, the 24-year-old was listed at the top with 3,050 points, just 50 more than Brittany Joseph.

The QPCC (Queen’s Park Cricket Club) Parkites player had not moved from the top spot for over two years and was leading the fourth-placed Spicer by 1,000 points going into the Silver Bowl Championships last month.

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