Tommy Kehoe earned top honours as five of members of the Cayman Touch Association returned from the Youth Touch World Cup held in Malaysia 8th-11th August.
Kehoe, 16, won the Boys Under-18 Most Valuable Player award in the four-nation division as part of the United States national team that went 0-11. Kehoe, however, scored seven times while winning four individual game MVPs. The team also featured Cayman’s Doug Rowland who played in 9 of 11 games.
For the Girls Under-18’s, Cayman was represented by Mya Heiss (10 games played) Ria Plunkett (1 score, 1 game MVP) and Skylar Smith (2 scores, 2 game MVPs) as part of the Girls United States national team who went 2-9.
Next up for the Cayman Touch Association is the USA Touch Nationals held 11th-14th October in Chula Vista, California. Cayman will send 3 senior teams (Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Mixed Open) with a possible 4th team in the Junior division.
In 2017, both Cayman’s Men’s and Mixed Open teams made the finals of their respective divisions.