Triple crowns for Lee, Renales in Solo Badminton

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The ShuttleForce duo of Will Lee and Jada Renales proved over the weekend that they are among the top junior badminton players in T&T, winning three titles each at the T&T Badminton Association Solo Junior Open tournament at the Central Regional Indoor Sporting Arena in Chaguanas.

Lee, the number one ranked player in the boys singles Under-19 draw, was forced to dig deep to capture the title. Lee lost the opening set 21-23 to Adrian Nicholson, but bounced back with a 21-5 win in the second set. In the deciding set, Lee prevailed in a close battle 21-18.

In the boys doubles U-19 round robin category, Lee and Nicholson joined forces to win the event. Lee and Renales, the top ranked team in the mixed doubles U-19 category, outlasted Nicholson and Ralista Wong 21-17, 21-13 in the final as Lee wrapped up his third title. 

Ralista Wong also paired up with Renales to capture the girls doubles U-19 round robin title. Renales only needed one match to win the girls singles U-19 title, with a 21-10, 21-18 victory in the final over Ananda Ramsingh. Renales earned a quarterfinal (first round) bye and then had a walkover win in the semi-finals.

RESULTS

ALL FINALS

Boys Singles Under-11

Travis Sinanan def James Babwah 21-3, 21-5

Girls Singles U-11

Sonja Cassie def Amara Joachim 21-6, 21-19

Girls Doubles U-11

Amara Joachim/Danae Mootoosingh def Angel Britto/Puja Chendi 21-18, 21-14

Boys Singles U-13

Zion St Rose def Reece Marcano 12-21, 21-19, 21-16

Boys Singles U-15

Vance Juteram def Leon Cassie 21-19, 21-15

Girls Singles U-15

Chequeda De Boulet def Sandhya Cassie 21-7, 24-22

Boys Doubles U-15 

Leon Cassie/Josef Gonzalez def Vance Juteram/Travis Sinanan 21-13, 21-7

Boys Singles U-17

Renaldo Sinanan def Brandon Khillawan 21-17, 21-15

Girls Singles U-17

Chequeda De Boulet def Jena Marie Giuseppi 21-15, 21-19

Mixed Doubles U-17

Renaldo Sinanan/Jena Mariw Giuseppi def Josef Gonzalez/Ananda Ramsingh 21-15, 21-15

Boys Doubles U-17

Ihsaan Furlonge/Brandon Khillawan def Raydon Baboolal/Tristan Maharaj 25-23, 21-17

Girls Doubles U-17

Jena Marie Giuseppi/Kia Harris def Demi Ramdial/Shania Roberts 21-10, 21-8

Boys Singles U-19

Will Lee def Adrian Nicholson 21-23, 21-5, 21-18

Girls Singles U-19

Jada Renales def Ananda Ramsingh 21-10, 21-18

Mixed Doubles U-19

Will Lee/Jada Renales def Adrian Nicholson/Ralista Wong 21-17, 21-13

Round Robin Winners

Mixed Doubles U-15

Leon Cassie/Sandhya Cassie

Girls Doubles U-15

Sandhya Cassie/Sonja Cassie

Boys Doubles U-19

Will Lee/Adrian Nicholson

Girls Doubles U-19

Jada Renales/Ralista Wong

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