Senior School Sports News w/c 21 January 2019

It was another superb week of sport for St Edmund’s School. The boys’ 1st hockey team led the way with a fantastic victory over King’s Canterbury in the first round of the U18 Kent cup. Goals from Samik Shrestha and Rob Gain sealed the win. Mr Stubbings was beside himself with joy!

The Junior Girls followed up with huge victories over Dover College on Tuesday. There was some quite exceptional shooting from the U14’s. Josie Head and Izzy Riches put 15 goals into the net between them in the second quarter of the game. Lily Powell was voted player of the match and deservedly so with her quick movement around centre court and her new found shooting abilities.

The U15’s game was competitive too but St Edmund’s pulled away with a 24-12 victory. Amelie Newies was voted player of the match for the second week running in her role as Goal Defence.

The U15 boys’ hockey were at home to King’s on Tuesday afternoon. With a few key players travelling to Tonbridge with the U16’s, it was a tough match. The boys did well to keep it to a 0-3 score line.

The Senior netballers were fantastic against Dover College on Thursday afternoon. Another two wins to add to the week’s total. A 30-6 victory to the 2nd team with Izzy Osmond and Lizzie Bourne shooting magnificently. The 3rd team score was 26-18 with outstanding shooting from Chiara Arduino and Chloe Stanfield. Amelie Steigman and Chiara Arduino were players of the match.

The Tuesday morning fitness group are upping the stakes and training for some Park Runs and a 3.5 mile event along the Cliffs of Dover in a couple of weeks. The more the merrier so please do let Mrs Millard know if you would like to come along.

The Sports Scholars have been hard at work with their strength and conditioning sessions. It is wonderful to see their grit and determination whilst being put through their paces by Luke and Louis from Community Gyms.