Teenager Gabe Yam (Belmont Park) won his first Professional Squash Association title at the Northland Squash Open over the weekend, beating fellow Aucklander Anthony Lepper (11-6, 11-6, 11-7) in the men's final at the Whangārei Squash Club.

Earlier Yam accounted for Sion Wiggin in his semifinal while Lepper beat Willz Donnelly in his semifinal. Former Northlander, now North Shore player Abbie Palmer took out the women's title, defeating Northland's Sacha Pou-Tito (14-12, 11-5, 11-5).

Northland Squash Open winners Gabe Yam and Abbie Palmer (right) stand with their trophies after a successful weekend at the Whangārei Squash Club. Photo / Supplied
Northland Squash Open winners Gabe Yam and Abbie Palmer (right) stand with their trophies after a successful weekend at the Whangārei Squash Club. Photo / Supplied

Results:


Men's Open:

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1st: Gabe Yam
2nd: Anthony Lepper
3rd: Willz Donnelly


Women's Open:

1st: Abbie Palmer
2nd: Sacha Pou-Tito
3rd: Charlotte Jagger


Men's Division one:

1st: Andrew Johnson
2nd: Maz Saunders
3rd: Bryce Phillips

Whangārei's Pippa Saunders (right) moves towards the T in her game against Manaia's Olivia Rhodes on Saturday. Photo / Michael Cunningham
Whangārei's Pippa Saunders (right) moves towards the T in her game against Manaia's Olivia Rhodes on Saturday. Photo / Michael Cunningham

Men's Division two:

1st: Rowan Clift
2nd: Russell Blomquist
3rd: Craig Morgan


Men's Division three:

1st: Josh Smith
2nd: Hayden Turner
3rd: George Tepania


Men's Division four:

1st: Ray Campbell
2nd: Matthew Came
3rd: Spencer Morgan


Ladies Division one/two:

1st: Tamara Marshall
2nd: Pippa Saunders
3rd: Ruby Collins


Ladies Division three:

1st: Cheyeanne Hill
2nd: Hayley Taylor
3rd: Hayley Rhodes

Natasha Cotton (green shirt) plays a shot into the left-hand corner against Luisa Lueer. Photo / Michael Cunningham
Natasha Cotton (green shirt) plays a shot into the left-hand corner against Luisa Lueer. Photo / Michael Cunningham

Ladies Division four:

1st: Natasha Cotton
2nd: Ange Vette
3rd: Luisa Lueer


Junior Division:

1st: Revel Pederson
2nd: Amalia Ricketts
3rd: Jay Mason