Girls' Sports Summary – Week beginning: Monday 16 September 2013

Wednesday 18

 

Matches vs Newquay Tretherras

 

Netball

U14 – A different starting line up for the U14’s today and an opportunity to try out some different playing positions and combinations. It was a super display of individual and team performances with everyone applying our training targets into match play. Won 25 – 2

 

U18B – The under 18 B team began their season With a gutsy and disciplined 26–10 victory at Newquay Tretherras. Several girls played out of position in what was an Opportunity to trial new combinations.

 

Hockey
U12A Win 3:0

A pleasing result to start the new hockey season. The team took the first half to settle and then combined well in the second to score all three goals.
U13A Win 7–0

 

The U13 team dominated the match with Newquay struggling to get possession. Some excellent passing and movement off the ball showed much promise for the season ahead. Abby Flowers and Emily Becconsall showed some sharp finishing in the D.
U15 Win 3:2

 

The U15’s opened the hockey season with a nail biter . Despite early dominance, and a 3:0 lead, the team lost its shape and presented Newquay with the opportunity to steal the game.

 

U18 Netball vs Exeter College and Truro College
In their first official match the newly formed U18 team played in a high quality triangular against two colleges who qualified for the National finals last season. In their first game they lost to Exeter17–43 trying out many new combinations. The Truro College game saw significant improvements, with captain Amelia Grigg demonstrating her shooting prowess. The score line a much closer 35–47.

Thursday 19

 

PSP Netball vs Penryn

 

U12 – 11–2
In their second match the U12s improved throughout the quarters, with more pupils representing the school for the first time. The whole squad worked hard and listened to the coaching advice offered; dominating in the second half.

 

U13 – 11–6
The U13s started nervously and lacked concentration but with an excellent second quarter took a good lead. Emily Becconsall fed the shooting circle well, where Alice Bebb and Lily Pursall demonstrated their great team work.

 

U14 – 16–15
The first quarter was fiercely fought with both teams working hard- Penryn took the lead by 2 goals. This was maintained through the 2nd and 3 rd quarter, with Truro struggling to use the space to their advantage. The final quarter saw some instinctive play from our girls, with them capitalising on a few errors from Penryn. Truro got to within 1 goal on 2 occasions, but Penryn turned the ball around both times. In the final minutes Truro applied the pressure, drew level and then scored the winning goal 10 seconds from the final whistle!

 

U15 – 14–25
Despite their efforts, the U15’s were unable to make up the ground given to Penryn in the first quarter. The players know that they need to be more competitive and focused for the entire game.

 

U16 – 39–5
The under 16’s dominated from the first whistle. The attack had most of the game which meant the defence had to keep their concentration on the rare occasion it came into their third. Well played by all the squad.

 

Saturday 21

 

Hockey vs Shebbear

 

U12A Win 4:0
The journey to Devon did not hinder the U12A’s game. They continue to build on a good playing structure and their understanding of positional play is developing nicely.

 

U13A Win 7:2
The U13A’s took a little while to find their legs after the journey, and found themselves trailing early into the match. Their superior play, skill and structure soon took control, and they left comfortable winners.

 

U15 Win 3–1
All girls worked well as a team, there was good link up play from across the park and deserved a win, more goals should have been put away. A good start to the season and can only build from this game. A special Well done and Thank you to Alex Maskel and Eden Sixton for standing up and playing goal keeper due to an injury.