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Juniors impress at tourney

Busselton Dunsborough Times
Smash Hit Table Tennis tournament primary school division winners Riley Nelson, Alfie Foster and Tyreece Parkes.
Camera IconSmash Hit Table Tennis tournament primary school division winners Riley Nelson, Alfie Foster and Tyreece Parkes. Credit: Supplied

Smash Hit Junior Table Tennis Club has successfully held its first junior tournament on Wednesday with 17 participants and primary and secondary school winners.

Winner of the Primary School division was Alfie Foster, the runner-up was Riley Nelson and the Encouragement award went to Tyreece Parkes.

For the high school division; the winner was Jamie Linston, the runner-up was Josh van Zyll and the Encouragement award went to Brandon Mailes.

Smash Hit Junior co-odinator Carolyne Herring said many thanks should go to head coach Matt Cheng for running the tournament.

“The kids have worked hard each week learning new skills to develop their play such as forehand, backhand, serving, spin, smashes, scoring correctly and game etiquette,” she said.

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Current South West under-13 champion Obie Herring has been promoted to coach, helping to score and encouraged juniors with their game plans.

“Obie has also recently been selected in the WA State development team, where he now trains weekly in Perth,” Mrs Herring said.

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