The Trinidad and Tobago Junior Squash team

READY TO PLAY: The Trinidad and Tobago Junior Squash team

MULTIPLE national junior champions Seth Thong, Chloe Walcott and Joshua Poon are among 15 Trinidad and Tobago players who will be competing in the first phase of the CASA (Caribbean Area Squash Association) Junior Championship from tomorrow.

This country will be playing host for the first time in six years and fifth overall, and the 37th edition will be contested at Queen’s Park Cricket Club’s Indoor Racquet Centre, Queen’s Park Oval, St Clair.

The individual events will take place from 9 a.m. tomorrow until Tuesday night and the team events will be contested from Wednesday until next Saturday.

Thong, the 2017 under-11 gold-medallist who lifted the under-13 and 15 trophies at the National Junior Championships a few months ago, will play in the under-13 category along with Nicholas Lequay and Luc Vilain.


Opener Evin Lewis struck a trademark aggressive half-century while seamer Kesrick Williams marked his first appearance for West Indies in 16 months with a three-wicket haul, as the Caribbean side swept aside Afghanistan by 30 runs in their opening Twenty20 International in India yesterday.

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard said that playing smart cricket on a slow pitch was key to their success in the opening game of the three-match T20 International series against Afghanistan in Lucknow yesterday.

Old rivals San Juan North Secondary and St Augustine Secondary will meet each other next Thursday to decide this year’s Coca Cola InterCol East Zone winners. Yesterday, at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar, both schools enjoyed relatively smooth passages to the final.

The annual Yearling Sale is Sunday, but the breeding signs are not good for the local horse racing industry. At Sunday’s sale, only seven stud farms will be represented.

KAMRAN McIntosh-Ross has come down from the United States to compete in the national Under-16 tennis trials from today at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force suffered their first defeat in the Cricket West Indies Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 Cup on Wednesday night, however it wasn’t a total loss, with captain Imran Khan and coach Mervyn Dillon insisting that the hosts will learn from the setback and come back stronger against the USA at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba today.