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Lee rules 16U girls singles in ITF Pacific Oceania Junior Championships

NMI’S Carol Lee delivered on great expectations on Saturday ruling the 16U girls’ singles main draw in the ITF Pacific Oceania Junior Championships in Lautoka, Fiji.

Top-seeded Lee easily made her way to the finals and humbled No. French Polynesia’s Naia Guitton, 6-3, 6-1. She clinched finals by sweeping No. 3 Samoa’s Eleanor Schuster, 6-0, 6-0, and the semis, against Tonga’s Brookie Maasi, 4-0, 4-1.

In the 14U girls’ singles, Conatsu Kaga took the main consolation round for the third place over Samoa’s Penina Kamu, 4-0, 4-2, while her sister, No. 3 Coume Kaga, took on French Polynesia’s Kira Fong Loi, 4-1, 4-2, for the fifth place.

In the 16U boys’ singles, No. 3 Robbie Schorr blanked Vanuatu’s Marlin Hannam, 4-0, 4-0, in the main consolation round while Ken Song settled for the seventh place over Vanuatu’s Samuel Strid, 4-1, 2-4, 10-6.

In the 14U boys singles, No. 1 Jimin Woo settled for the third place after a semis loss to French Polynesia’s Manovaie Elie, 3-6, 5-7. Woo beat his fellow NMI netter, Sean Lee, 5-3, 4-0, in the consolation round.