The St. Lucia National Table Tennis Association commenced their Independence Day Classic Championships over the weekend.Saturday’s competition saw Junior Table Tennis player of the year De’Andre Calderon and Kiana Felix winning the Boys & Girls Under 13 category respectfully.
After the preliminary rounds Kiana Felix defeated Giselle Mc Gowan 3 sets to 2 in the girls first semi-final match. The second semi-final match saw the 2018 Inter District Champion Jeanelle Richardson getting the better of her sister Angelique Richardson 3 sets to 1. The finals then saw Kiana winning 3 sets to 2 in a tightly contested final.
After the preliminary rounds the boys event went to the quarter finals stage. De’Andre Calderon won 2 games to 0 over Johntae Seraphin, Saneil Bernard won 2-0 over Staum Popo, Nate John won 2-0 over Zackim Malaykhan and Jelanie Desauzay won 2-0 over Adriano Auguste. The semi-final stage saw De’Andre winning 3-0 over Saneil whilst Jelanie conquered Nate 3-1. The finals then saw De’andre Calderon winning 3-1 over Jelanie to win his 6th event for the year 2018