East Region Team 2nd at the Regional Team Championships 2013!
The 2013 Regional Team Championships took place over the weekend of Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April in Birmingham.
Solihull Arden Club, Birmingham University’s Munrow Centre and West Warwickshire Sports Club played host to teams from across the 8 England Squash & Racketball regions.
The Championships are the climax of the Regional programme and act as a celebration of the hard work put in by the Regional juniors and coaches.
Led by Adam Fuller, Bob Maison and Dave Lazarus, the East fielded teams in the Mixed U11s, Boys U13s, Girls U13s, Boys U15s, Girls U15s, Boys U17s and Girls U17s categories.
The Mixed U11s team consisted of Joel Braddock (Essex), Jamie Baird (Suffolk), Oliver Green (Essex), Emma Bartley (Suffolk), Ellie Hewes (Essex) and Ella Hall (Suffolk). They defeated the North West 3-1 in the Final to emerge as winners. Well done guys!
The Boys U13s team consisted of Josh Perkins (Suffolk), Jay Ledger (Herts), Haydon Smith (Suffolk), Owen Ledger (Herts) and Harry Kitchens (Essex). The boys struggled over the weekend, losing 0-4 to the North East in the 5/6 Playoff to finish 6th.
The Girls U13s were back to defend their 2012 title. The team consisted of Amber Marshall (Herts), Bonnie Butler (Norfolk), Katie Cox (Norfolk), Alice Green (Essex) and Sarah Scofield (Herts). They defeated the East Midlands 3-1 in the Final to claim the 2013 title. Well done girls!
The Boys U15s team consisted of Angus Beecroft (Suffolk), Hasnaat Farooqi (Herts), Milo Butler (Norfolk), Will Henden (Norfolk), Conor Adams (Essex) and George Stammers (Suffolk). They finished 4th, losing to the North East in the 3/4 Playoff 1-3.
The Girls U15s team consisted of Grace Gear (Herts), Lucy Turmel (Suffolk), Emily Fuller (Cambs) and Katie Birt (Herts). The girls beat London & South East 3-1 in the 3/4 Playoff to finish 3rd.
The Boys U17s team consisted of Josh Turmel (Suffolk), Laurence Green (Herts), Ben Turmel (Suffolk), Laurence Temple (Cambs) and Will Clarke (Cambs). The boys finished 7th defeating the West Midlands 3-1 in the 7/8 Playoff.
The Girls U17s team consisted of Elise Lazarus (Essex), Hannah Mulvey (Herts), Tayla Mounter (Cambs) and Nadine El-Refee (Cambs). The girls finished 3rd, defeating the North East 3-1 in the 3/4 Playoff.
When the points were tallied up it was deemed that the East Region had finished 2nd overall, an improvement from 4th overall in 2012 and 6th overall in 2011. Well done guys! Hopefully the upward trend will continue in 2014!
Mixed U11 (with Dave Lazarus)
GU13 (with Bob Maison)
BU15 (with Adam Fuller)
GU15 (with Adam Fuller)
East Region Team t-shirt