In the women’s section of the Growthpoint Interprovincial Squash tournament in Pretoria, where the teams play for the Kaplan Cup, holders SACD and Northerns A have emerged as the early frontrunners, with just a point separating them after two rounds.

SA Nationals runner-up Lizelle Muller led SACD to a full haul of points against Zambia Invitational to take them to 37 points after two rounds.

With No 1 Farrah Sterne beating promising teenager, Teagan Roux, 3-0 in a closely fought match, Northerns A were able to defeat Joburg Squash 17-7 to stand on 36 points.

The tournament ends on Friday, 23 October 2020.

Results: 

SACD 20 Zambia Invitational 1 (SACD names first)

Lizelle Muller bt Sharon Chifwembe 11-3 11-2 11-3
Danell Douglas bt Kaluba Mbewe 11-9 11-6 11-7
Cara Fourie bt Majory Mwamba 11-5 11-5 11-4
Keschia Scorgie bt Namweene Muchaile 11-8 5-11 11-4 11-7
Madonje Engelbrecht w/o

Northerns B 17 Midlands 7 (Northerns names first)

Monique de Cruz lost to Savannah Ingledew 4-11 4-11 3-11
Nothando Ntimane bt Noel Lee 13-11 7-11 13-11 11-5
Valme Webster bt Ana Chemaly 13-11 11-7 10-12 11-9
Jessica McDonald bt Nicola Bentley 10-12 11-8 11-5 11-3
Deneil Beukes bt Alice Comrie 4-11 11-3 11-4 11-4

Northerns A 16 Joburg 7 (Northerns names first)

Farrah Sterne bt Teagan Roux 11-6 15-13 11-9
Helena Coetzee bt Mariska Wiese 11-6 11-7 11-2
Kimberley McDonald lost to Tayla Diepenbroek 10-12 5-11 11-8 8-11
Amy Farrell lost to Bongi Seroto 11-8 6-11 6-11 9-11
Lara Patrick bt Nadia Ramchandra 11-9 11-9 9-11 11-8

Latest Standings:

1 SACD 37
2 Northerns A 36
3 Midlands 27
4 Northerns B 19
5 Joburg Squash 13
6 Zambia Inv 4

 

Photo 1 Caption: Lizelle Muller previously pictured in the semi-final round of the Growthpoint SA Nationals. Photo: Squash SA