The Year 8 district netball tournament proved to be an exciting climax to the netball season. Broxbourne entered three teams into the tournament, which yet against showed the high levels of commitment to training and matches.
The A team started the evening well with a comprehensive 6 – 2 win over John Warner and generated momentum from there. With only seven girls in the squad everyone, knew the evening of six matches would be tough. All seven girls worked really hard, turning over the ball and converting interceptions into goals to ensure every game was competitive. Despite a very narrow loss to Goffs, the team remained unbeaten all evening, which meant they edged out Chauncy to win the tournament on goal difference.
Broxbourne 6 – 2 John Warner
Broxbourne 7 – 6 Chauncy
Broxbourne 8 – 1 Simon Balle
Broxbourne 7 – 6 Presdales
Broxbourne 4 – 5 Goffs
Broxbourne 9 – 2 Haileybury
A Team – Emily Squires, Zoe Wood (c), Elena Davies, Megan Whiten, Rosie Batt, Cassidy Rothwell, Scarlet Parnell
The B and C team showed great enthusiasm in their tournaments. With a couple of wins, losses and draws the B team finished third in their group missing out on qualifying for the semi-finals on goal difference. The C team finished fourth in their group.
Well done to all pupils who took part in the competition