Matthew Burns

GIRLS’ SPORTS RESULTS 05/05/14

Girls Tennis
1st IV – Aberdare Cup Team Tennis Schools
Nicole Jefferies had a tough fought match playing no 1, coming from behind & eventually winning 2/6, 6/3 and 10/8 in the match tiebreak.
Tamsin Brown won 6/1, 6/1 playing as no 2.Holly Hesford won 6/0, 6/0 playing 3 and Maddy George 6/0, 6/0 playing 4.

In the doubles Brown & George won 6/0, 6,0 playing 2nd pair and Jefferies and Hesford did not finish their doubles due to Windermere having to leave.

The Final score was 11-0 and we look forward to playing either Ampleforth or Kirkby Stephen in the next round.

U15 IV Tennis
Pollyanna Bell & Georgina Boyd-Moss won easily 6/2 playing pair 1 in doubles with Alex Donisanu and Carol Lehner also winning 6/2 as pair 2.
In the singles Pollyanna Bell lost narrowly in a tough and well fought match 6/7, losing 5-7 on the tiebreak.

Georgina Boyd-Moss won 6/0, playing 2, C Lehner won 6/4 playing 3 and A Donisanu won 6-0 playing 4.

The final match score was 10-2 and a good start to the league.

U14 IV Tennis
The U14s lost 2-7 in a friendly match v Windermere. The top 2 U14s were playing up for the U15s in the cup match.

It was good experience for the year 9’s in their first match. Julia Haywood was our top player winning her singles & doubles with Annabel Tyser.

Lucy Preston & Kate Whitehead lost their doubles and Kate’s singles was stopped due to time.

1st Team Rounders
After last week’s defeat, sedbergh were looking for a win against Ampleforth. Batting first, they scored 5 rounders from big hits and taking risks.

Sedbergh did not fumble when fielding and any ball that came their way was caught, leaving Ampleforth struggling to match the score. Sedbergh stayed focused and on top of their game in the 2nd innings as well scoring 7 rounders, 2 full rounders by Lucy Grinstead.

The final score was 12-4 to sedbergh. 

U15 Rounders V Pocklington and Ampleforth 
A win and a loss for the U15 rounders team on Saturday. First game was a close affair with a narrow loss v Pocklington 7 1/2 to 5 1/2.  Some devastating bowler backstop first post work by Freeborn, Mahon and Twiddle kept Pocklington to only 2 rounders in their first innings however our own hesitant batting and running left us level going into the 2nd innings.

Clinical batting saw the Pocklington Captain take two rounders at the start of the second innings with Sedbergh struggling to find their fielding rhythm with a couple of missed throws and catches.  Dobson was last man standing but unfortunately could not make up the three rounders needed. A close pressured game with exciting skills displayed by both teams.

Ampleforth game was less demanding producing an easier 12-4 win for Sedbergh. Davis did well at 2nd post to cut out Ampleforth runs and Preston continued her 2nd deep display of accurate throwing, a comfortable and pleasing win against our local rivals. 

U14s v Pocklington 
WON 25 – 12 1/2

The U14s played very well against Pocklington. Grace Sykes and Amy Lewin managed to clear the ball past all fielders on all their hits which saw the rounders come flooding in. A solid performance from all.

U14s v Ampleforth
WON 13 1/2 – 6

Ampleforth were not a particularly strong team but Sedbergh stepped up and closed the 2nd innings very quickly with Amy Lewin bowler, Grace Sykes backstop and Lucy Bailey 2nd base working very well together to move the ball quickly to prevent any runners scoring, a good display of skills again, well done girls on a successful Saturday.

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