Junior World Racquetball Championships Wrap Up for Team Canada
Winnipeg, (November 17, 2019) – Team Canada has finished competition at the 2019 International Racquetball Federation World Junior Championships. The championships were held November 8 to 16 in San José, Costa Rica.
The Canadian team did not have any podium results at this year’s championships. They had tough matches in the preliminary round which was used for seeding athletes in the elimination round. As a result most athletes faced higher seeds in their first elimination round matches and were unable to advance.
The Junior World Championships got underway Friday, November 8 and concluded on Saturday, November 16.
The team was coached by Michel Gagnon of Montréal, QC and Rino Langelier of Brossard, QC.
The next major event for several of the athletes competing at the World Junior Championships will be the Racquetball Canada National Team Selection Event being held in Edmonton, AB.
Team Canada Final Results
U18 Girls: Cassie Prentice (Macrorie, SK), 9th; Camila Wilscam (Regentigny, QC), 9th.
U18 Boys: Kyle Dick (Wheatley, ON), 9th; Sean Sauvé (Valleyfield, QC), 9th.
U16 Girls: Kelly-Marie Barrett (Tecumseh, ON), 17th; Juliette Parent (St. Jacques de Montcalm, QC), 9th.
U16 Boys: Naman Gauri (Lethbridge, AB), 17th; Nathan Jauvin (Terrebonne, QC), 9th.
U14 Girls: Ofelia Wilscam (Repentigny, QC), 9th; Tamara Wilscam (Repentigny, QC), 9th.
U14 Boys: Asher Pocsai (New Hamburg, ON), 17th, Christian Pocsai (New Hamburg, ON), 17th.
U18 Girls: Prentice / C. Wilscam, 5th
U18 Boys: Dick / Sauvé, 9th
U16 Girls: Barrett / Parent, 5th
U16 Boys: Gauri / Jauvin, 5th
U14 Girls: O. Wilscam / T. Wilscam, 5th
U14 Boys: A. Pocsai / C. Pocsai, 9th