Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : June 16th 2016 Contents At Montrose, Chaguanas, host club Montrose United II whipped
Central Bank 3-1 to move to eight points, the same as Central Bank
and WASA III.
However, it was Central Bank which got off to the positive start
when Andre Dickie defeated Dave Ramoutar16-18, 11-7, 13-11, 11-9.
But that was the only taste of victory for the visitors as Raj Etwaru
outlasted Arvind Teemul 8-11, 11-8, 14-12, 5-11, 11-9, Reeza Ali
defeated Ricardo Ferrier 12-10, 11-7, 11-6, and Ramoutar redeemed
himself with an 11-8, 12-10, 11-0 victory over Teemul.
Up at St Joseph, WASA III battled past Arima Hawks III 3-2
thanks to a deciding win from Jude Charransingh 7-11, 11-7, 11-8,
11-9 over Curtis Williams.
It was sweet revenge for Charransingh who was upended in the
opener, 6-11, 11-7, 13-15, 10-12 by Doodnath Persad.
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Ancil Russell won both his matches as WASA I
edged University of T&T (UTT) 3-2 to go top of the
Division Two of the T&T Table Tennis Association
Inter Team Tournament at WASA Sports Club, St
Joseph on Tuesday night.
However, it was UTT which got off to the better
start when Kamal Hunte upstaged Davone Joseph
12-10, 10-12, 6-11, 11-6, 11-8 for a 1-0 advantage.
But the host soon turned the tide on the visitors
for a 2-1 lead when Russell stopped former national
women's champion Brittany Joseph 11-8, 8-11, 11-8,
11-8 and Riad Abasali scolded Daniel Clarke 11-3, 11-
6, 11-8 to put their team on the brink of victory.
Joseph then kept her team alive when she outlasted
Davonne Joseph, 11-7, 9-11, 11-1, 9-11, 11-4, but any
hopes of an upset was squashed by Russell who rallied
past Hunte 8-11, 11-9, 11-7, 7-11, 11-7 to secure the
entertaining 3-2 win, their seventh from as many
matches for 14 points, two more than Carenage
Blasters II which has a 5-2 record while WASA II has
11 followed by Arima Hawks, UWI, D'Abadie Youths
I, Carenage Blasters I and UTT with ten apiece.
WASA II made the journey to Diamond Vale Com-
munity Centre, Diego Martin and came away with
a 3-2 win over host Solo Crusaders, with national
youth team starlet, Chelsea Fong, beating N'Kosi
Rouse 11-9, 11-5, 11-6 in the decider.
For WASA II, Neville Cabie and Sanchez Mangaroo
got the other wins, over Rouse (11-13, 11-9, 11-6, 11-
8) and Richard Young, 7-11, 13-11, 11-8, 12-10 respec-
Kwame Laurence had an impressive night, with
victories over Fong, 11-6, 11-6, 11-2, and Cabie, 13-
11, 11-6, 13-11.
Carenage Blasters I got the better of D'Abadie
Youths I, 3-2 as well with national youth player Luc
O'Young beating Edwin Humphreys 3-11, 12-14, 11-
5, 11-6, 11-5 in the decider also at St Joseph to stay
unbeaten as well at 5-0 for ten points.
Fellow national youngster Joshua Maxwell had
given Blasters I a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five matches
series courtesy his 11-9, 15-13, 9-11, 11-8 defeat of
Humphreys, but D'Abadie captain Sherdon Pierre
drew his team level at 1-1 when he also came-from-
behind to beat O'Young 5-11, 11-2, 11-8, 11-4.
The experienced Nigel Morgan then outplayed
Carlisle Cleveland 3-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-7 to regain the
lead for Blasters I at 2-1, but Pierre kept his team
alive thanks to his 9-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 12-10 defeat
of Maxwell to push the match to a fifth and deciding
contest, where O'Young came up trumps for the team
from the West.
Abraham Francis continued his impressive form
as Arima Table-Tennis Club pushed its record to a
perfect 6-0 in Division Three, Arima Table Tennis
Club after a 3-1 triumph over previously unbeaten
Petrotrin in another match at St Joseph.
Francis continued his impressive form by winning
both his matches, 9-11, 11-9, 8-11, 14-12, 11-8 over
Clinton Cardinal, and 8-11, 11-4, 11-6, 12-10 over
Emmanuel Chunisingh got the other win for Arima
TTC, 8-11, 11-9, 6-11, 11-8, 11-8 while Darion Phillip
had Petrotrin's lone win, 11-4, 11-3, 11-4 against
It was the second win in as many nights for Arima
TTC after it recorded a similar 3-1 win over Central
Bank 3-1 at Warrenville, with a win each from Chu-
nisingh, Khan and Francis.
However, it was Central Bank which took the early
1-0 lead in the best-of-five series when Andre Dickie
outplayed Francis 4-11, 11-8, 11-9, 4-11, 11-6.
But, Chunisingh then spanked Ricardo Ferrier 11-
7, 11-8, 11-5; Khan humbled Arvind Teemul11-7, 11-
8, 12-10 and Francis overcame Ferrier 7-11, 11-0, 11-
6, 11-6 to seal the come-from-behind win.
The back-to-back wins has lifted Arima TTC to
maximum 12 points, one ahead Petrotrin, Carenage
Blasters III and Couva Table-Tennis Club, while Mon-
trose United I is next with ten.
T&T Table-Tennis Association Inter-Team Tournament at WASA
Sports Club, St Joseph on Tuesday night. From left Kristian
Khan, Abraham Francis, Emmanuel Chunisingh, Clinton Cardinal,
Andre Sergeant and Darian Phillip.
WASA I edges UTT
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