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2 July, 2021

Queensland Champion

THE 2021 Queensland Junior Squash Championships will always be a memorable event for 17-year-old Cairns junior Kurstyn Mather.

By Peter McCullagh

Mather won the Under 19 Girls Queensland Tile at the championships hosted by Sportsworld Cairns on Wednesday.

It was an all-Cairns final with Mather playing fellow Cairns Squash Club member Sophie Fadaely.

It was a four-set final with Mather dropping only the second set on her way to victory.

The Queensland Junior Championship featured 96 competitors from throughout Queensland as well as interstate.

Competitors from 9 years-old up to 19 competed for individual titles as well as competing in the three regional team format.

The Queensland team will be selected after this event to compete at the Australian Junior Open to be held in October this year.

Other notable results included: Josh Porter also from Cairns Squash Club won the Queensland Under 17 Boys Title.

Michael Lawrence Under 13 Boys first, Cameron Ackroyd Under 11 Boys first, Kai Dumbleton Under 9 Boys first, Chloe Baxter Under 9 Girls first, John Morris Mixed Novices first.

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