Josh Bennett and Kate Cheer Win The English Schools

It was a double for the Crawley & Horsham League as Josh Bennett and Kate Cheer both Won English Schools Under 19 Titles this weekend.

In the Boys Under 19 the top two seeds met in the final with Josh Bennett taking on Yorkshires  James Hobson. It went the distance with Josh having to come from behind to defeat James 3-2 (9-11, 11-3, 9-11, 11-5, 11-5).

George Hazell also had a fine day before going out in the Semi Final to Hobson in four.

In the Girls Under 19  event Kate Cheer was the top seed but has been in Exam mode lately so short of practice time, but Kate has finally got her hands on an ESTTA title after several near misses, beating Sarah Menghistab in the final.

In a close match, Kate edged the first two sets and then turned up the power in the fourth after Menghistab had closed the deficit, winning 13-11, 12-10, 9-11, 11-6.

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