Well done to the U14 Hockey team who played at Oaklands College last week in the first round of the National School Championships for the U14s.
They started off strong with a 2-1 win against DAO, then won 4-0 to Hockerill, then a great 2-0 win against Queenwood, a well fought match finishing 1-1 with Bishop Stortford College, a 3-0 win against Herts and Essex and then a 3-0 win against RMS to finish up the day. This meant they finished the day in joint 1st position with Bishop Stortford, losing out to top spot-on goal difference.
The top 2 teams go through to represent the East Region. So bring on the next round! There was some fantastic play, teamwork and spirit today. It was a pleasure spending the day with you all!
The second league event took place on Wednesday at Broxbourne. Everyone did so well on the hardest course so far! Special mention to those who also individually placed in the top 3 for their age groups…
Anne Miles Netball Tournament
Massive well done to our U14, U16 & U19 netball teams who competed in the Anne Miles netball tournament on Saturday. The standard of netball was very high and the girls held their own throughout a tough day!
Our U14s were undefeated throughout the pool stage, winning all their games and drawing one meaning they came 2nd in their pool! This meant they played the top team from the other pool in the cup semi final – Berkhamstead. Unfortunately after a close game Presdales lost 13-10. The girls then played Haileybury in a 3rd/4th playoff and unfortunately lost. This meant they came 4th overall! U14 Player of the Tournament – Amy Little.
Our U16s also started strong in the pool stages, winning all their games except one meaning they also came 2nd in their pool! This meant they played the top team from the other pool in the cup semi final – also Berkhamstead. Unfortunately Presdales lost 18-6. The girls then played STAGS in a 3rd/4th playoff and unfortunately lost. This meant they also came 4th overall! U16 Player of the Tournament – Sophie Wilson.
Our U19s had some very tough games to begin with and therefore lost 3 games and won 2 in their pool! This meant they came 4th in their pool and therefore progressed to the Shield semi-final. Unfortunately Presdales lost by one goal in a very tight game against Broxbourne and therefore came 7th overall! U19 Payer of the Tournament – Cara Conway-Baker.
A very tough day but an excellent experience for all of our teams. Hertfordshire always has such a high standard of netball and we are very proud of you all for the level of netball you played and the way you represented Presdales. Onwards and upwards for the rest of the netball season!
Well done to the Year 8 A and B netball teams who played against Broxbourne on Monday. The matches were reduced due to the thunderstorm, but that didn’t stop the girls from scoring plenty of goals! The A team won 18-2 and Star Player was Izzy Wilson. The B team won 26-2 and Star Player was Chloe Butler. Well done to all of the girls who played!
The Year 8 team was in action again on Wednesday when they beat Goffs 30-11 in the first round of the County Cup! This means the girls are through to the quarter finals. Opposition’s POTM was Lottie Fellows and Coaches POTM was Sadie Paton. Excellent work girls!
Lily Hertz in Year 11 competed in a Schools Golf Competition last week. In April, at Royston GC, she played in the mid handicap competition which she finished in the top 10. Finishing in the top 10 on that day meant that she was selected to represent Herts in a triangular team event against Essex and Bedfordshire at Dunstable Downs Golf Course last week. In this event, all ten player’s scores were added up to determine the winner on this event. Unfortunately, on the day one of the Herts players had to drop out due to last minute injury which then resulted in Herts coming third as they only had nine players. Since then, Lily’s handicap has improved which means she’s now eligible to compete in the Schools Scratch Championships on the 18th October. Good luck Lily!
Please see more student achievements in non-school sporting activities on our PE Facebook page. We have recently had student successes in Athletics, Swimming, Gymnastics, Netball and Cycling!