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Combermere rule road tennis


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Combermere are the winners and runners-up of the Secondary Schools Road Tennis Competition.
The Waterford lads won the 2013/14 title yesterday at the Springer Memorial School court with a tough victory over their “B” team, with MVP Emar Edwards sealing the title for the “A” team.
Dashawn Sylvain set the game plan in motion for the “A” team by topping Daniel King 21-9, 21-12.  Deshawn Payne equalled the contest for the “B” team by edging Shakeil Ifill 14-21, 21-17, 23-21.
However, Edwards – who is a class above many of the other school road tennis players having won a national title already – defeated William Douglas 21-14, 21-19.
Former champions St Leonard’s Boys took third spot with a 2-1 win over Queen’s College.
Bryant Holder needed three sets to stop Christopher Sandiford 19-21, 25-23, 21-17, while Romario Sobers defeated Jehu Gaskin 21-18, 21-14 after QC’s Nathan Moore had evened the contest with a victory over Kadeem Boyce 21-17, 21-9. (KB)

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