Knight region’s top junior

RACHELLE AGARD, rachelleagard@nationnews.com

Added 21 April 2017

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Barbadian Tyrese Knight displaying his winning trophy. (GP)

TYRESE KNIGHT emerged as the boys’ champion and Barbados won six medals to finish second at the Caribbean Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championships in Guyana.

Seventeen-year-old Knight was on fire at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown when the tournament climaxed earlier this week.

He defeated Trinidad and Tobago’s Luc O’Young 4-0  (11-6, 11-9, 11-4 and 12-10) in the final.

He had earlier beaten Carlos Sanchez of Cuba 11-9, 11-6, 13-11, 11-7 in the semi-final round.

Ramon Maxwell and Rashon Goddard captured gold in the cadet boys’ doubles category after beating Jamal Nicholas and Terrence Rausche of Guyana 12-14, 11-7, 12-10, 12-10. (RA)

Please read the full story in today's Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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