Junior CASA: Verwey, Arjoon and DaSilva deliver gold for Guyana

Kirsten Gomes

In the all-Guyana final for the Boys U-17, DaSilva best Baksh in a highly competitive encounter, winning 17-15, 9-11, 11-4, 11-7.

Barbadian Lenna Hamati retained her Under-13 title when she defeated Guyanese Kaylee Lowe  11-7, 11-7, 10-12, 11-2.

Bermuda’s McKenna Kyme won the bronze with an 11-8, 11-5, 12-10 win over Guyana’s Tiana Gomes, who fought hard and won the second and third sets 11-2, 11-5.

Alphonso, who lost his semi-final contest to Stewart, bounced back to defeat British Virgin Islands Jace Jervis in the third-place match.

Alphonso won the five-set encounter 12-10, 11-7, 11-7 after losing the first two sets 13-15, 8-11.

Meanwhile, Arjoon took only 16 minutes to crown herself queen in the Under-15 category, with straight sets, 11-7, 11-5, 11-6 win over Bermuda’s Somers Stevenson.

Mohryan Baksh

Josie Thong of Trinidad and Tobago took bronze with an 11-6, 11-3, 11-2 triumph over Guyana’s Emily Fung A Fat.

TenPow registered 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 against Levi Jack in the third-place encounter.

Bulkan defeated the host’s Savante’ Padmore 11-1, 11-0, 11-5 for his bronze medal.

For the first time, Doubles commenced Tuesday and concludes Wednesday, after which attention turns to the team segment, where Guyana is the defending overall champion.