High School Nationals Celebrates 20th Anniversary

A record number varsity squash teams featuring more than 1,500 players will compete in the 2024 U.S. High School Championships—the world’s largest squash tournament—as the event marks its twentieth anniversary, February 23-25, in Philadelphia.

203 teams representing seventeen states will contest thirteen divisions at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center, Penn Squash Center, Drexel University, Germantown Cricket Club and Springside Chestnut Hill.

Live stream all matches at the Specter Center on ussquash.org/live. Follow results and live scores for all matches throughout the weekend on the High School Nationals tournament page.

2024 marks twenty years since the inception of the high school boys national team championship, which competes for the Justi Cup, and nineteen years since the addition of the girls national team championship competing for the Patterson Cup.

In the boys division one, the St. Andrews School (Florida) enters as the Justi Cup favorites for the first time in program history after reaching the semifinals last year. The Division I top seeds and are seeded to meet two-time defending champions Kent (Connecticut) in the semifinals.

The Brunswick School (Connecticut) will aim for their sixth Justi Cup in program history as the two seeds, and could face three seeds Haverford in the semifinals.

Greenwich Academy (Connecticut), who have won fifteen out of seventeen Patterson Cups (Girls Division 1) since the tournament’s founding, will target an eighth consecutive national title as the top seed. Hotchkiss (Connecticut) enters the girls top division as the two seeds–the program’s highest seeding in history.

Lawrenceville (New Jersey) and Agnes Irwin (Pennsylvania) will aim to disrupt the Patterson Cup favorites as the three and four seeds, respectively.