Kaitlyn Watts to take on World

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Watts of SquashGym Palmerston North on her selection to the Junior Worlds Team.

Squash New Zealand  announced the team of 4 Junior Women to represent New Zealand at the World Junior Championships Individuals and Teams event in Tauranga in July, as well as the 2 Junior Women and 6 Junior Men who will compete in the World Junior Championships Individuals.

The New Zealand Junior Women’s Team is Kaitlyn Watts, Anna Hughes, Anika Jackson and Camden Te Kani-McQueen. The reserve for the team is Nadia Hubbard, who will also compete in the Individual event, along with Rhiarne Taiapa who is sixth player for the World Junior Women's Individual event. The Junior Men competing in the Individual event are Finn Trimble, Matthew Lucente, Gabe Yam, Lwamba Chileshe, Mitchell Kempton and Quinn Udy.

Kaitlyn Watts has claimed numerous titles throughout her squash career and in 2017 she has already claimed the Under 19 Oceania Junior Championships title as well as the Aon New Zealand Junior Open title. Watts competed in the World Junior Championships Individual event in Eindhoven in 2015 where she made her way to the quarter finals of the Special Plate. Watts will look to improve on her performance in 2017.


We wish Kaitlyn all the best and will follow her games with much excitment

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