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Barnt Green SC's Dryhurst takes silver at World squash tournament

Craig Gibbons 13th Oct, 2016 Updated: 17th Oct, 2016

BARNT Green Sports Club’s squash section are celebrating after club legend Bett Dryhurst walked away with a silver medal at the 70 World Masters Squash tournament.

Bett travelled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the competition at the end of September where she finished second after losing 6-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-8, 11-5 to Ann Manley.

Her silver medal adds to her long list of successes which include British and World Championships in both squash and racquetball.

The junior section also had a fantastic weekend at the Worcestershire Closed Championships with more than 20 players competing and a range of success in both the boys and girls categories.

In the girls section, Scarlet Preston won the under-11s, Millie Flynn won the under-13s, Daisy Hill won the under-15s and Kiera Marshall won the under-19s.

In the boy’s competitions, 12-year-old Sam Osborne-Wylde won both the boys under-17 and under-19 categories.

There were also runner up positions for Jack Barnett, Andrew Cambell, Harley Williams, and April Parry.