Squash: No reprieve this time for Kempsell as No.1 seed crashes out of Open

Edinburgh's Dougie Kempsell, the No.1 seed, was knocked out at the quarter- final stage of the boys' under-19 event at the Scottish Junior Open squash Championships at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh yesterday.

Kempsell had battled back from two games down to win his first match but there was no escape from a straight games 8-11 7-11 8-11 defeat from American Nick Schreiber. But Greg Lobban, from Inverness, kept the home flag flying in the senor event.

Lobban won an all-Scottish quarter-final against Crieff's Ewen Urquhart 11-9 11-7 11-8 and now faces another Scot in Aberdeen's Ally McCorquodale.

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In a bad-tempered match, McCorquodale, the No.?5 seed, scored an upset 9-11 13-11 11-6 11-6 victory over the third seed from Egypt, Omar Kheiralla.

Lobban's younger sister, Kirsty, remained on curse to retain the girls' under-15 title. She cruised through to the semi-finals with an 11-8, 11-6, 11-4 victory over Spain's Cristina Gomez Jiminez.

In the other semi-final, Crieff's Clare Gadsby will face the top seed from Egypt, Radwa Adel.