UNDER 8 & UNDER 9 PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONS
Between September 5th and 7th some 40 young players converged at ACE Burlington - Cedar Springs Health, Racquet and Sportsclub for the U8 and U9 Provincial Championships. Parents, coaches and spectators were treated to exiting matches over the three day period.
The U9 was played on 3/4 court with orange balls. 20 players in the boys U9 group were divided into 5 boxes with round robins being played in each box. The winners of each box; Matthias Uwe Kask, Daniel Cancilla, David Asenov, Chase Stark and Sasha Rozin were placed in a championship elimination draw. Sasha Rozin emerged as the winner with a win over Matthias Uwe Kask in the final.
The eight U9 girls were divided into two boxes with round robins also being played in each box. The two box winners Cadence Brace -and Sophia Gutowski - both from ACE Burlington, played in the final with Cadence coming out on top by a score of 4-2, 4-2.
The U8 was played on 1/2 court using red balls, and the ten participants in the U8 event were divided into three boxes with the winner of each box advancing to the championship box. With the boys, the best result was earned by Sava Uncianschi, and second was Achuthan Rahulan; while Anna Tabunshchyk - ACE Burlington had the top girls result followed by Laila Bassem Kamil in second place. The under 8 group are pictured here.