We are back with our friends at Arroyo Seco Racquet Club (South Pasadena, CA)! Join us next month for The 2017 Feather Racket Sports Junior Silver Squash Championships. This tournament has been accredited by U.S. Squash so the competition is guaranteed to heat up. Mark your calendars, The Arroyo Seco Racquet Club and Bob Hanscom Squash Academy are hosting the event Friday November 17- Sunday November 19, 2017. See you there!
Last weekend Equinox Sports Club Orange County hosted The 2017 West Coast Regional Junior Squash Championships. Junior players from California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, and New Mexico congregated in Irvine, CA to participate in this tournament.
Representing the Arroyo Seco Racquet Club, Eric Lin was the runner up in the Boys Under-15 Division.
- Quarters (W): 11-2, 11-7, 11-10
- Semi (W): (11-8),11-8, (11-4), 11-5, 11-6
- Final (L): (11-8), (11-6), (11-4)
Eric is currently ranked #8 in California, with a 4.19 rating in the Boys U-15 Division. In his young three-year career, 14 year-old Eric Lin has already won three bronze and three silver tournaments.
Representing the Arroyo Seco Racquet Club, 14 year-old junior Makayla Oas won the 3/4 playoff in a Men's Division at the Irvine Adult Squash Tournament this past weekend. Makayla will be playing up an age-group in the Girls U-17 Division at the U.S. Squash Western Region Squash Championships being held in Irvine, CA next weekend.
Thirteen of Arroyo Seco Racquet Club’s players traveled south and left their mark in the Junior Silver Tournament at San Diego Squash. The juniors took home top honors in four of the six tournament divisions. Fourteen year old Makayla Oas continued her run of success winning the Girls Under-15 Division and coming in second in the Girls Under-17 Division. Oas went 4-0 in her U-15 matches and 3-1 in her U-17 matches. Stay tuned for news on upcoming tournaments!
Notable Results from The Arroyo Seco Juniors:
- Boys Under-13: Champion-Milo Friedman; 3rd Place-Reza Mohammed
- Girls Under-13: Champion-Sophie Lee
- Girls Under-15: Champion-Makayla Oas.
- Girls Under-17: Runner Up-Makayla Oas; 3rd Place-Franny Burton
The Feather Sports Adult Championships came to a close this Sunday afternoon. Yesterday’s players continued their run of success as they each finished first in their respective divisions.
In the Women’s Open Final, Makayla Oas was victorious over Laurie Itkin winning 11-6, 11-8, 11-5.
The tournament concluded with an entertaining Men’s Open Final between Alex Reynolds and Al Preston. Preston got off to a great start winning the first game of the match. However, Reynolds returned fire and took the next three games, including a come-from-behind victory from a 1-6 deficit in the third game.
Alex Reynolds won the final of the Men’s Open Division (9-11), 11-5, 11-9, 11-7.
Eric Lin stayed undefeated and claimed the trophy for the Men’s 5.0 Division with two additional wins on Sunday 3-1 and 3-0.
Complete Tournament Results:
Women's 3.5: Eve Moshay; C.J. Herceg; Sophie Lee
Women's Open: Makayla Oas; Laurie Itkin; Camille Burton
Men's 4.0 division: David Crockett; Elliot Steingart: Milo Friedman
Men's 5.0 division: Eric Lin; Vishal Prashant; Christian Ceci
Men's 5.5 division: Gareth Cawood; Goran Hagegard; David Jung
Men's Open: Alex Reynolds; Al Preston: Zach Nam
Special thanks to all the friends and family who came out to support this tournament at the Bob Hanscom Squash Academy at Arroyo Seco Racquet Club. Subscribe to our mailing list for information on upcoming tournaments as well as special deals on Feather products!
The Feather Sports Adult Squash Championships got off to a great start this morning at the Arroyo Seco Racquet Club in South Pasadena, California. Spectators at the Bob Hanscom Squash Academy provided a great atmosphere for the competitors.
Makayla Oas looked impressive as she cruised to the Finals of the Women's Open Division without dropping a single game. Alex Reynolds ended the day on top of the Men's Open Division, winning both of his matches.
Eric Lin was pushed to five games in the second of his two matches but remains undefeated atop the Mens 5.0 Division. Tom Williams put up a valiant effort but lost both of his matches in the Men’s Open Division. For the complete tournament scoreboard and scoring details please visit the Arroyo Seco Tournament Page.
Check back in tomorrow to see which players bring home the ultimate prize at the Feather Sports Adult Championships.