Matthew Burns

BOYS’ SPORTS REPORTS 02/02/17

RUGBY

JBS v Ripon Grammar Won 76-0
The JBS Squad were simply too good in a very powerful display on Buskholme 1. Sedbergh scored twelve unanswered tries in beautiful playing conditions, exploiting space and breaking tackles almost at will against a brave but outmatched opposition.
SM

Senior House Rugby Round 2
Evans v Hart – Evans Won 31-14
Winder v School – Winder Won 48-12

RUNNING

Rawthey Run

U11 Girls Results
Individuals
1. Anna Black Westville House 7.53
2. Millie Gunning Sedbergh Prep A 8.15
3. Polina Whitehead Sedbergh Prep A 8.23
Team
1. Sedbergh Prep A
2. Westville House 
3. Westholme

U11 Boys Results
Individuals
1. Oliver Gordon St Marys Hall 7.15
2. Harry Ewbank Hunter Hill 7.21
3. Jamie Langley Graigclowan 7.37
Team
1. Sedbergh Primary A Team
2. Altrincham Prep

U13 Girls Results
Individuals
1. Hannah Metcalf St Mary’s Hall 11.42
2. Maddy Harrison Sedbergh Prep A 11.55
3. Alice Sands QES 12.18
Team
1. Sedbergh Prep A
2. St Marys Hall
3. QES

U13 Boys Results
Individuals
1. Fraser Sproul Sedbergh Prep A 9.37 (RECORD)
2. John Egner QES 10.05
3. Alex Pickles St Mary’s Hall 10.07
Team
1. Sedbergh Prep A
2. QES
3. St Marys Hall

Morgan Run
Full results in separate attachment.
Top 3 Pupils (Boys)
1. Joe Bird (E) 27.29
2. Ben Van Dijk (H) 28.53
4. Fergus Macmillan (SH) 29.12
Top 3 Pupils (Girls)
37. Maria Page (R) 34.21
48. Amy Slattery (L) 36.40
55. Sally Bennett (R) 37.00

HOCKEY

U14B v Barnard Castle Won 2-0
The under 14s recorded their first win of the season against rivals Barnard Castle thanks to two early goals from Noah Parkinson. Parkinson’s running off the ball into space gave him the opportunities to score after first Oliver Barlow and then Cody Davis threaded balls through the Barney defence to the unmarked Parkinson to score.

Hugh Tyser, George Welsh, Oliver Barlow, Charlie Churchouse and Cody Davis are all beginning to understand their roles, link play and transfer the ball whilst Parkinson has added the cutting edge lacking in the first two games. In all twenty boys played at least a half gaining valuable pitch time making this an excellent midweek fixture.
MPS

1st XI v Kings Macclesfield Lost 2-0
The journey for the 1st XI to Kings Macclesfield summed up the performance well, slow, frustrating and never really got going. Despite the majority of the possession Sedbergh failed to take advantage of the 4/5 great opportunities that they made for themselves.

Restricting the opposition to 2 shots on goal, both from short corners should normally be enough to get a result from the game. It wasn’t to be and the 1s went down 2-0. There are however many positives to take from the game, the main one being the developing partnership of James Milburn who has moved from midfield to defence and Winder new boy Will McHugh, both are complementing each other well and already have a good understanding of their partners games. 5th formers George Hill, George Barber, Issy Chamberlain and Jonny Radcliffe continue to impress despite playing several years up.
MWS

2nd XI v Kings Macclesfield Won 7-2
A huge 7-2 win ensures Sedbergh come away from Kings Mac with a result. After watching the 1st XI struggle in front of goal the 2s were keen to ensure they didn’t suffer the same fate. Cope, Ferguson, Cookson, Blood, Weber and Dobson all got on the score sheet in what proved to be a relentless barrage of attacks on the Kings goal. A great start to the season for a young side. 
MWS

1st XI v RGS Newcastle Won 4-2 
The 1st team keep their cool under pressure coming back from a 1-0 deficit to beat a strong Newcastle outfit 4-2. 
MWS

2nd XI v RGS Newcastle Won 5-0
The goals keep coming for the 2nds as they comfortably beat Newcastle 5-0. That’s 12 goals scored in just two games!
MWS

U15A v RGS Newcastle Lost 5-1
Sedbergh really struggled to get to grips with a very strong RGS team after going 1-0 down in the first minute. The resulting loss of confidence was not helped by a lack of determination to run back after losing possession in the midfield, and the score line could have been far worse than the 4-0 deficit at half time.

A stern talk about effort, determination and commitment at half time resulted in a totally different second half performance which was effectively a 1-1 draw after Harry Sheil out sprinted the centre back to slot the ball into the bottom left hand corner from close range.

This was a good lesson in how to play against a more skilful opponent, and hopefully the boys have learnt that it takes commitment and really hard work to counteract the odds. Going forward the boys will have to put in a never-say-die performance if they are to give Rugby a stiff challenge in the National ISHC next week.
MPS

U14A v RGS Newcastle 1-1 Draw
Sedbergh were slow to get going in this match on a fast new surface at RGS and found themselves 1-0 down at half time. Oscar Stuart, in goal for only the second time ever, was unlucky to concede the goal after making two excellent diving saves on the trot, only for the rebound to go straight to RGS’ centre half who hit the ball into the roof of the net from the top of the D.

At the other end Sedbergh failed to convert several golden opportunities and it was only late in the second half that Noah Parkinson finally converted one of the chances to bring Sedbergh level. This was a much improved second half performance and one that the boys hopefully learnt from.
MPS

BASKETBALL

1st Team v Giggleswick Won 51-35
Sedbergh School basketball team picks up where it left off last year and indeed the previous one. It was the first game of the season both for us and Giggleswick.

After a nervous start we lead Giggleswick 10 to 5 after the first quarter. We were then put on the back foot by the opposition who scored a succession of baskets and they were only down by 2 points at the end of the first half, 25 to 23.

The third quarter saw Sedbergh draw ahead 38 to 30. Bertram Tam led the squad to a 51 to 35 point victory. He scored 22 points with Ody Ubah getting 8 points followed by Victor Leung’s 7.
All in all a good team performance which will get even better.
AJJR

SOCCER

1st XI v Ampleforth Won 2-0
Goals from Joe Bold and Lukas Brunner helped Sedbergh’s First XI to record their third win in three matches at Ampleforth. Sedbergh were never greatly troubled by a fairly blunt Ampleforth side, and were able to notch up the win without ever really hitting top gear.

Wade Williams was a solid presence in goal, while Sam Down and James Park-Johnson stood out in what has become a much feared back 4. 
TRB

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