We are very excited to announce this year’s upcoming NWT Territorial Squash Championships. Held in Yellowknife at the Racquet Club, this is the NWT’s premier squash tournament. As in the past, the Racquet Club works very hard at putting this event together and this year will be not exception.
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The 2015 Territorial Squash Championships is underway at the Yellowknife Racquet Club. The tournament runs from May 25 to May 31 and includes all levels of play from juniors, women’s and men’s D, C, B, A and Open categories. Sponsored by Roy’s Audio Visual, NWT Squash and the Racquet Club (RC), the Territorials is a premier event attracting players from all over the NWT as well as the Yukon and Alberta.
NWT will be represented by a boys and a girls team and the Canada Winter Games next week. Singles matches start Sunday and teams on Monday. On the boys’ side, NWT will be represented by James Huvenaars, Jeremie Kalgutkar, Stephen Messier and Cace Heffernan. For the girls, NWT will be represented by Simone Hipfner, Jada Hawkins and India Edwards. Coaches Ozzie Vallejos and Charmaine Wilson will be accompanying the teams. All of the members are excited to go and we know they will play at the best of their abilities and thoroughly enjoy this amazing experience.
This Thursday, six of our juniors will be heading down to Calgary to compete in the 2014 Jesters tournament held this year at the Winter Club. Stephen, Seth, Cace, Delaney and Simone will all be competing in the main draw while India is competing for her first time in a tournament outside of Yellowknife. The athletes will be accompanied by Racquet Club Squash Pro, Ozzie Vallejos and assistant coaches Jeff Hipfner and Devin Hinchey. Competition begins Friday morning.
Results will be posted after the tournament.
Yellowknife’s own, Devin Hinchey participated on the winning team for the Men’s Team Championships this past weekend playing for Western University beating out McMaster University 6-1. Go NWT Squash Juniors!
All levels of play welcome.
$35 entrance fee.
Contact Ozzie for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
The NWT’s men’s team placed 5th at the Canadian Men’s Teams Championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ozzie Vallejos, Ben Ladell and Devin Hinchey played fantastic squash to finish with the best result ever seen by a NWT team. The final match was played against host team, Manitoba. Vallejos won 3-2, Ladell just lost his match 2-3 and Hinchey finished with a stellar win 3-0 over his opponent. The results can be viewed here. We’re very proud of our 2014 team! Great playing, guys!
This year the tournament will be held in Edmonton at the Royal Glenora Club.
For more information: http://www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=11412