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U.S. JUNIOR TEAM AND ALL-AMERICANS NAMED AT 2022 USA RACQUETBALL NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

July 06, 2022, 1:47 p.m. (ET)

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U.S. National Junior Racquetball Team, 2022-23
Singles -- 1st and 2nd Place; Doubles -- 1st Place


The Team Qualifier event was the USAR National Junior Racquetball Championships in Des Moines, June 23rd - 26th.

This year, 21 & Under divisions were added along with Mixed Doubles divisions as team qualifiers.

Representing 11 states, a total of 32 players comprise Junior Team USA for the coming year. Six players “triple qualified” and 10 additional players “double qualified.”

Boys Singles 1st Place 2nd Place
21 & Under Micah Farmer (TX) Cody Elkins (CA)
18 & Under Josh Shea (NY) Timmy Hansen (FL)
16 & Under Nikhil Prasad (CA) Gatlin Sutherland (MT)
14 & Under Nathan Rykhus (CA) Eshan Ali (CA)
12 & Under Vaishant Mangalampalli (CA) Alejandro Robles Picon (CA)
10 & Under Alejandro Robles Picon (CA) Beckett Hansen (IA)



Boys Doubles 1st Place
21 & Under Assuan Castaneda (FL) / Micah Farmer (TX)
18 & Under Paul Saraceno (CA) / Josh Shea (NY)
16 & Under Nikhil Prasad (CA) / Gatlin Sutherland (MT)
14 & Under Eshan Ali (CA) / Nathan Rykhus (CA)
12 & Under Lucas Frost-Biskup (NE) / Vaishant Mangalampalli (CA)
10 & Under Alejandro Robles Picon (CA) / Beckett Hansen (IA)



Girls Singles 1st Place 2nd Place
21 & Under Annie Roberts (CA) Shane Diaz (TX)
18 & Under Heather Mahoney (CA) Julia Stein (OH)
16 & Under Naomi Ros (TX) Ava Kaiser (MN)
14 & Under Andrea Perez-Picon (CA) Elizabeth Denler (MN)
12 & Under Aarya Shetty (CA) Leah Trejo (TX)
10 & Under Anum Mitha (TX) Anna Sikorski (CO)



Girls Doubles 1st Place
21 & Under Shane Diaz (TX) / Graci Wargo (FL)
18 & Under Heather Mahoney (CA) / Julia Stein (OH)
16 & Under Ava Kaiser (MN) / Naomi Ros (TX)
14 & Under Elizabeth Denler (MN) / Safiya Mitha (TX)
12 & Under Sarah Bawa (CA) / Aarya Shetty (CA)



Mixed Doubles 1st Place
21 & Under Shane Diaz (TX) / Micah Farmer (TX)
18 & Under Timmy Hansen (FL) / Heather Mahoney (CA)
16 & Under Naomi Ros (FL) / Cole Sendrey (TX)
14 & Under Axel Lopez (IL) / Montserrat Torres (IL)
12 & Under Vaishant Mangalampalli (CA) / Aarya Shetty (CA)

Congratulations to Junior Team USA!

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All-American status is achieved by Athletes who, In each Team Qualifying Age Group, place 1st-4th in Singles (semifinalists and above) and 1st/2nd in Doubles (finalists). Each was presented with an All-American Certificate in Des Moines on June 25th.

2022 USA Racquetball Junior All-Americans

Eshan Ali
Sarah Bawa
Harry Bogatko
Assuan Castaneda
Elizabeth Denler
Shane Diaz
Cody Elkins
Micah Farmer
Brielle Fernando
Hailey Fitts
Lucas Frost-Biskup
Wyatt Gass
Andrew Gleason
Beckett Hansen
Timmy Hansen
Benjamin Horner
Ava Kaiser
Axel Lopez
Heather Mahoney
Vaishant Mangalampalli
DJ Mendoza
Anum Mitha
Safiya Mitha
Adrian Nelson
Chris Nelson
Andrea Perez-Picon
Estefania Perez Picon
Nikhil Prasad
Annie Roberts
Alejandro Robles Picon
Naomi Ros
Gabbie Roseman
Nathan Rykhus
Paul Saraceno
Samuel Schulze
Cole Sendrey
Kabir Sethi
Josh Shea
Aarya Shetty
Sonya Shetty
Anna Sikorski
Julia Stein
Gatlin Sutherland
Montserrat Torres
Joshua Tramm
Leah Trejo
Graci Wargo
Lydia Werk
Grant Williams
Khyathi Velpuri

Congratulations to the All-Americans for 2022!