Dethroned national men’s champion Colin Ramasra would have his chance at revenge on reigning champion Josh Pinard when they clash in the men’s individual quarterfinals today at the Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Senior Championships at the Cascadia Squash Club, St Anns. After recovering from an 8-11 first-set defeat from Guyana’s Stephen Xavier, Pinard poured out the heat in the following sets of their round three match to triumph over the Guyanese 11-6, 11-3, 11-6. Ramasra booked his spot in the quarterfinals after taking a clean 3-0 sweep over national boys’ under-17 champion Nku Patrick (11-7, 11-6, 11-8).
Local player Kale Wilson received a bye into the quarterfinal where he is set to face Cayman Islands’ Cameron Stafford, who cruised past Bajan veteran Mark Sealy (11-2, 11-7, 11-6) in round three. T&T’s Chase Macquan, Ryan Abraham, Mandela Patrick all failed to make it into the men’s quarterfinals. National under-19 boys’ champion, Mandela Patrick, put up a great fight against Jamaican Bruce Burrowes in their round three match. The older brother of Nku won the first set 11-3, lost the second 3-11, but bounced back 11-9 in the third. But Burrowes won the next two sets 11-7, 11-2. Abraham went under to Bajan Shawn Simpson (11-5, 11-4, 11-7), while Jamaican Chris Binnie got the better of MacQuan (11-2, 11-6, 11-4). Rhea Khan, Kerrie Sample and Jessica Scott will represent T&T in the women’s quarterfinals after they all received byes. National girls’ under-15 champion, Faith Gillezeau, unfortunately could not join her compatriots in the quarterfinals after going under to Guyana’s Victoria Arjoon (11-5, 11-2, 11-3) in their round one match on Saturday.