Quentin Lemmer hammers a shot during a marathon squash game at the Newlands Fitness Centre on Saturday. More than 20 players battled it out during more than 400 matches all day as part of a fundraiser to help a family fight cancer. More than $7,100 had been raised through the GoFundMe page.

Squash community steps up

More than $7,100 raised for Fraser Valley family fighting cancer

With the help of day-long fundraising squash matches and a GoFundMe account, $7,100 has been raised for the family of Jacques DuToit.

The matches were played Saturday at the Newlands Fitness Centre.

DuToit and his family have been actively involved in the Fraser Valley squash community for the past 15 years.

The money raised is to help cover costs after his wife was recently diagnosed with cancer.