– Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta, are seeded in the
top-three positions for both the men’s and women’s team squash
tournaments at the 2011 Canada Games which are set to begin on
Sunday February 13th,2011.
women’s competition, the defending champions Ontario is seeded
number-one with national junior squad members Hollie Naughton of
Oakville and Michelle Gemmell of Toronto, playing in the last
two positions will be Alyssa Mehta also of Toronto and Jillian
Baker of Aurora.
are very excited to be part of the games as it is a once in a
life time experience” said Naughton who finished 1st at this
year Canadian Junior Open in GU17 division. “ Although we are a
young team and face tough competition as number one seed we are
determined to bring back gold”. British Columbia is seeded
number-two with national junior squad members Nicole Bunyan of
Victoria and Abbey Foster of North Vancouver; while Brynn
Daniels and Lindsay Seginson of Victoria will play in the three
and four position.
Rounding out the Top 3 is Alberta, with national junior team
squad member Danielle Letourneau of Calgary who was recently
crowned the 2010 Canadian Junior Open Champion in the GU19
division. Sisters Heather and Emma Yong from Calgary will be
playing in the number two and three position respectively while
Evelyn Moorhouse also of Calgary will play at number four.
from four through ten are: Quebec, Nova Scotia, Northwest
Territories, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and
Yukon. In men’s team competition, Ontario is the defending Games
champion and seeded number-one. World junior team member Tyler
Osborne of Kingston leads the charge with fellow national junior
squad members Michael McCue of Sudbury, Joshua Sekhar of Toronto
and Cameron Seth of Fergus. “Our goal is to win gold once again
at the Canada Winter Games; our team is confident and ready for
competition said Osborne who was recently crowned champion at
the 2010 Scottish Junior Open. “We will have to play well, and
stay focused because there are some strong teams competing for
this title. Hopefully we will have some time to enjoy being part
of the Winter Games and see the sights that Halifax has to
British Columbia is seeded second with national junior squad
member Tyler Olson of Victoria and Zachary Leman of Surrey and
rounding out the team of four are Michael Thompson of Vancouver
and Mackenzie Foster of North Vancouver.
Alberta is the number three seed with national junior squad
member Tyler Lee of Edmonton; rounding out the team are Cale
Williams, Jason Field and Adrian DeVries all of Calgary.
four to ten are Quebec, Northwest Territories, Manitoba,
Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Yukon.
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