Northland's young squash prodigies gathered at the Whangārei Squash Club on Saturday for the Northland junior age-groups competition.

Players from the under-11 to under-19 age-groups came do battle. Northern Advocate photographer John Stone went along to catch the action.

Manaia Squash Club's Hayley Rhodes keeps her eyes forward as she looks to utilise her backhand. Photo / John Stone
Manaia Squash Club's Hayley Rhodes keeps her eyes forward as she looks to utilise her backhand. Photo / John Stone
Manaia Squash Club's Josh Smith prepares for contact on Saturday. Photo / John Stone
Manaia Squash Club's Josh Smith prepares for contact on Saturday. Photo / John Stone
Montana Vette-Blomquist uses all her might to swing through the ball. Photo / John Stone
Montana Vette-Blomquist uses all her might to swing through the ball. Photo / John Stone
Chelsea Traill from the Kamo Squash Club sets herself and plays a measured backhand shot. Photo / John Stone
Chelsea Traill from the Kamo Squash Club sets herself and plays a measured backhand shot. Photo / John Stone
Wellsford Squash Club's Matthew Came winds up for a powerful forehand shot on Saturday. Photo / John Stone
Wellsford Squash Club's Matthew Came winds up for a powerful forehand shot on Saturday. Photo / John Stone