Friday, 21st October 2016
SCHOOL’S senior hockey players’ winning ways inspire younger pupils
A SCHOOL’S senior hockey players’ winning ways are inspiring younger pupils with two squads reaching regional finals.
The U16s team from
Having come through the Harrogate and Craven area tournament, they beat St Peter’s School 2-1 in the
A top two place in the North East semis in
The head of girls’ PE at
“Having played together for a few years now they know how to put in a really good team performance, led by captain Lucy Williams who, as an individual, is achieving great things as our highest performing U17 player and a member of the North of England high performance assessment camp (HiPAC).”
For the U14s squad, it is their first time in the North East semi-finals, a place secured in an unbeaten run in the county round until the final against St Peter’s when they drew 0-0 but narrowly missed the win in penalty flicks.
“Although they were disappointed not to have won the
“It’s the first time this team have got this far so it’s nice for them and will be great experience.
“Our students are always really keen and nearly half our new first form are coming to practice so we may have even more great players to choose from for future squads.”