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Well done to Joanna Rimmington who last weekend ran for Essex in the English Schools Cross Country Championships in Lancashire. She finished in 67th place from a field of 345 runners! A fantastic achievement Jo. Well done!
Also, congratulations to Poppy Stillman who took part in the Eastern Counties fencing competition at the weekend and she finished in 5th place.
Finally, at the weekend 2 under 14 netball teams took part in a PGL tournament. The teams were in different sections of the draw and but they won all their games to end up meeting one another in the final. The under 14 "A" team beat the "B" team 9 goals to 4. Congratulations to all the girls who played.
On Wednesday the year 7 "A" and "B" athletics team competed in the semi-final of the indoor Lee Valley Athletics Cup. The "A" once again dominated their semi-final by winning every event to score 64 points to take 1st place, with Brentwood Ursuline "A" coming 2nd with 37 points. The "B" team also competed well and several of the athletes achieved PB's. They finished 3rd in their competition with 42 points. St Angela's took 2nd with 45 points and St Paul's won with 60 points. Both teams will now compete in the final of this competition, next Wednesday, 25th March.
Well done to:
India Perry (who jumped 1.38 in the high jump to break the championship record) Hannah Phipps (who broke the 800m championship record with a time of 2.36) Holly Lawrence, Alicia Lindsay, Ashriel Edem; and to Femi Abulude, Isobel Jones, Natalie Smith, Emily Comber and Ezinne Okwesileze.
On Tuesday the year 7 and 8 netball team took part in the borough netball tournament. Several of the girls had represented the school at the PGL tournament the previousweekend and were still buzzing from the success they achieved there.
The year 7 "A" and year 8 "A" team did not lose a match all afternoon. The year 7's played SHSG "B" team in the semi-final and went onto play WHSG in the final. At the final whistle SHSG took the game 9 goals to 5. The year 7 players were Alice McDowell, Jessica Harris, Melody Rankin, India Perry, Holly Lawrence, Hannah Phipps, Ella Lewis, Alicia Lindsay and Olivia Barcia-Parsons.
The year 8 "A" team also played WHSG in their final and they won 11 goals to 2. The team was Abena Oteng, Uchenna Okafor, Megan Oakley, Danielle Zamora, Grace Hinman, Eleanor Butt and Lauren Paddick.
The year 7 "B" team played some excellent netball and were unlucky to meet the "A" team in the semi-final - well done to Maddie Paul, Amelie Eynon, Millie Turner, Natalie Smith, Hannah Barcia-Parsons, Isobel Jones and Layla Nabi. The year 8 "B" team was Nifishe Okunfulure, Beth Ashley, Zoe Langford, Lily Garner, Banusha Bavaharan, Lauren Haeger-Smith, Charlotte Sheern and Esther Odugbile.
SHSG's U14 netball squad in their new kit - September 2014