The preliminary round or group stage competition wraps up today at the 20th World Junior Racquetball Championships in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic hosted by the International Racquetball Federation (IRF).
So, here's a shout out to all the group winners ahead of Friday's elimination round.
The group winners in Boys 18 & under were: Oscar Arroyo (Mexico), Alejandro Cardona (Mexico), Conrad Cole (Canada), Roland Keller (Bolivia), Taylor Knoth (USA), Colin Mohr (Canada), and Juan Diego Rodriguez (Ecuador), and Jose Rojas (USA).
The group winners in Girls 18 & under were: Sheryl Lotts (USA), Maria Paz Munoz (Ecuador), Carolina Oña (Bolivia), and Yazmine Sabja (Bolivia).
The group winners in Boys 16 & under were: Jose Diaz (USA), Joe Dillon (Ireland), Misael Lejia (Mexico), Fernado Munoz (Costa Rica), Logan Hordyski (Canada), Marco Rojas (USA), Daniel De La Rosa (Mexico) and Carlos Keller Vargas (Bolivia).
The group winners in Girls 16 & under were: Aisling Hickey (Ireland), Jocelyn Loredo (Mexico), Aubrey O'brien (USA), Sofia Rascon (Mexico), and Adriana Rivero (Bolivia).
In group winners in Boys 14 & under were: Javier Estrada (Mexico), Eduardo Garay (Mexico), Andres Acuna (Costa Rica), Sami Harb (Canada), Sam Reid (USA), Pablo Sauma (Costa Rica), Anthony Schonberger (Canada) and Zachary Wertz (USA).
The group winners in Girls 14 & under were: Kelani Bailey (USA), Lucia Gonzalez (Mexico), Ximena Gonzalez (Mexico), Michelle Morrissette (Canada), Masiel Rivera (Bolivia), and Samantha Simmons (USA).
The elimination round begins on Friday and runs through Sunday.
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