Squash Players Advance In Pan American Games

July 25, 2019

Bermuda’s Micah Franklin and Noah Browne took to the Squash Courts for individual play at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, making a strong start in their first day of action.

Franklin took on Israel Aguilar from El Salvador and advanced after defeating his opponent 3 – 1.

Aguilar won the first match in 8 minutes 11-6, but after a 7 minute second match Franklin leveled the game winning the match 11-8. Franklin would then take the lead when he won the third match 11-8 in a game that took 10 minutes, and Franklin then closed things out with a 11-4 fourth game win.

Browne took on Maximilliano Pizarro from Chile, with Browne falling 3 – 1.

Browne won the first match 11-8 in 6 minutes, but Pizarro won the second game 12-10 in a game that took 12 minutes. Pizarro took the lead when he won the third match 11-3 in 6 minutes, and then he then closed out the match winning the fourth game 11-5.

Browne and Franklin then took to the court for the Men’s Doubles where they matched up against Chile.

The Bermuda pair came from a game down to win 2 – 1. Chile won the first game 11-9, but Browne and Franklin leveled the game at 1 – 1 when they picked up the 11-7 win, and it came down to a final match that saw Browne and Franklin win 11-2 to advance.


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