Home Sports Buxton Youth Developers outstanding at GLTA final youth event
When the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) recently hosted its final youth event for the year at the Transport and Harbours Sports Club it was Ricky Romascindo of St. Gabriels Primary School who copped the top honour in the boys division.
From a group of 23 boys and after 12 rounds of round robin matches followed by two semifinals and a final it was Ramascindo, who emerged as the ‘best boy’ on show.
The runner-up position went to Maxim Leacock of St. Paul’s Primary while closing off the top four were Kemo Prince of Buxton Youth Developers and Wade Beckles of Marian Academy.
Ngina Garnett was the top girl at the end of competition while Maliyah Rambarran from New Guyana School finished as the runner-up.
Buxton Youth Developers was named as the best school for their participation and performance during the programme.
The event manifested after GLTA Executives engaged Transport and Harbour Manager Charles Greaves about tennis programme. He was enthusiastic about starting grassroots tennis programmes for juniors and adults since court is not of proper length
The Christmas Mini Tennis Red Ball Competition was conducted by National Junior Coordinator Shelly Daly-Ramdyhan.
At Closing, Chair of Junior Mini Tennis Grace McCalman expressed thanks to National Coordinator Shelly Daly-Ramdyhan for a well-executed competition and to the parents for getting their children involved in tennis.
Robin Phillips who is the sports director of the Buxton’s Youth Developers also came in for high praises for travelling so far to participate in the first tennis competition for the group.