Year 8 Under 13s Netball Tournament

Posted: April 29th, 2015


The year 8 girls took part in the District netball tournament based at NCHS. The squad was down by numbers and the team left with the bare minimum of 7 players.

On arrival we found that the tournament was going to be a round robin, meaning that we got the opportunity to play all the schools. Our first game was against a rather aggressive Wolstanton where they managed to get a 3 all draw. After a team talk and using the first game as a wake up call the team stepped up their game a couple of notches.

The passing became smooth, the team intercepted some outstanding balls and shooting was now on target. The girls won the following 6 games against NCHS, Clayton, Madeley, Kings, SJF and CCSC. With Wolstanton also winning all of their other games it was a first place tie, to be decided by goal difference. With our scores including a 6-0 an 8-1 and a 9-1.

The over all winners were Sir Thomas Boughey. All the players were outstanding and not only played to a very high level but also conducted themselves with maturity at all times.

Well done to the following: Captain Rachel Glover, Rebecca Day, Fay Ashley, Mollie Davis, Maddie Smith, Lucy McMannus, Rachel Sillitto.