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SPORTS NEWS – NETBALL

Match   Report – Monday 1st October

Netball – Friendly v   Belmont

Year 7 Players: L.Bates,   S.Ballantyne, E. Felguaras,   N.Rose, L.Parr, O.McManus, L.Campbell, K.Gerraghty
In their first game at   Bushey Meads the year 7 team faced private girls school Belmont in a friendly   fixture.

The girls were slightly   overwhelmed in the first quarter withBelmont  showing some superior play and deservedly taking a 3-0 lead. The second half   was much better for the Bushey Meads squad; they fought hard and secured a   2-1 half victory. Although the end result was a defeat thiswas a really encouraging start for the team.

 

Year 8

 

Players: J.Pickles,   J.Mitchell, T.Barnard-White, J.Boseley, E.Leeves, M.Sharif, E.Bonyardi,   I.Stovey, T.Bingham-Thaker
The year 8 team also   playing their first match of the season showed some good passing skills and   at times some excellent shooting. They again started slowly and took a while   to get into the game, but in the middle 2 quarters they really pulled their   game around and went into the final quarter with the score at 11all. The   final quarter was end to end but unfortunately the Belmontgirls secured a 16-14 victory.   Bushey Meads should be commended on their play and we look forward to success   in the league matches that begin next week

 

Year 9

 

Players: E. Jarman, D.   Olcot, E. Richards, D. Noel, S. Wright, T. Charles, C. Stewart, E. Wray, E.   Griggs, E. Bates
The year 9   team played the first game of the season last night and demonstrated   excellent team work and encouragement between themselves. There was some   excellent defending at times. The game highlighted areas to focus in at   training which we are hopeful will lead to success in the league matches   starting next week.