Junior Prince Series finale

The 2021 Junior Prince Series wrapped up on Sunday 8th August at Squashgym Palmerston North.  The very popular J grade series has seen big numbers this year with over 152 players entered from all over the Central region.  The 2021 series had 16 rounds at clubs from as far south as Tararua up to North Taranaki and everywhere in between.  The series is a fantastic introduction to competitive squash for juniors and many representative players have come through it and gone onto Junior reps then senior reps and even New Zealand representative.

The top 8 boys and top girls each got a Prince squash bag each to take home with he top 5 overall receiving $100 coaching scholarships each.  These players were:


Placing Boys Girls
1  Jack Heerdegen - Whanganui   MacKenzie Carman - Hunterville
2  Diamund Mullins - Taihape  Brielle Thompson - Taihape

Jack Richardson - Hunterville

 Holly Grant - Whanganui
4  Luke Heerdegen - Whanganui  Shelby Carman - Hunterville
5  Logan Symes - Whanganui  Anna Stokes - Waitara
6  Ethan Toy - Whanganui Taylah-Chae Collier - Waitara
7  Hayden Carter - Kawaroa Park  Emma Apera - Hawera
8  Ari Laurenson - Kawaroa Park  Paige Drinkwater - Ohakune


Whanganui Squash Club was particularly successful this year with 5 players in the top 16.  The Junior Prince series will return once again in 2022 thanks to the long standing sponsors Prince.

Squash Central would like to thank the 16 host clubs, organisers, players and of course the parents that gave up their Sundays to drive the players to the next Squash club.

 Catch all the images over on the JP Page https://www.centralsquash.co.nz/175-junior-prince-series-finale


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