Rising teens steal spotlight
TWO 15-YEAR-OLD left handers, Nicholas “Nik-Nik” Ellis and Ezekiel “Ezee” Ward stole centre stage at Silver Hill when Barbados’ six best players were slated to battle in the semi-finals of the Silver Hill Road Tennis championship on Thursday night.
Ellis, of St George Secondary, who lives next to the Silver Hill Court, and Sargeant Village’s Ward, of Deighton Griffith Secondary, thrilled the large crowd with scintillating shots and confidence belying their age as they qualified for two of tonight’s finals.
After such a display of talent, even the Fates conspired to wash out the night’s big clashes between three-times king Mark “Venom” Griffith and Curtis Jones and the night capper between Julian “Michael Jackson” White and showman Antonio “Lil Man” Daniel, which were to be restaged last night.
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