Jamaica's U19 teams endure tough day at Carib Youth TT Championship

It was a tough day for Jamaica's Under-19 teams at the Caribbean Table Tennis Youth Championships in the Dominican Republic on Monday as Solesha Young was the only player to finish in the top two in her group.

Young ended second in Group "4" with one win and a loss as she got the better of Dahyana Rojas 3-2. Her defeat came against Daymar Castro of Puerto Rico, losing 3-0.

It was a tough day for the Under-19 boy's as no one managed a top two finish. Rasheed Clarke ended 4th in Group "5" as he lost all three games.

Clarke first went down 3-0 to Abit Tejada of the Dominican Republic before a 3-1 defeat to Guyana's Nyran Bissu.
It was a better showing for Clarke against Trinidad's and Tobago's Samuel Humphey, but he still went down 3-2.

Tyrese Nembhard also perished in similar fashion, losing 3-0 to Joshua Lubin of St Lucia, Brayon Azor of Haiti and Joel Mendoza of the Dominican Republic.

Justin Halstead defeated Nathan Alexander of St Lucia 3-0 in his second game, but lost in a similar manner to Christopher Rodriguez of the Dominican Republic and Derron Douglas of Trinidad and Tobago.

Matthew Fung's only victory in Group 8 came by way of a walkover against Krystian Sahadeo of Guyana. However, he lost 3-0 to Donsey Estanus of Haiti and Andres Cedeno of the Dominican Republic.



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