Sports Report, 26 Sept 2018

Action on the Netball court

Action on the Netball court

Equestrian, by Lee Hogg
Kayla Hogg at the Royal Adelaide ShowAfter qualifying for the Royal Adelaide Show (her first) Kayla Hogg rode in the 12–18 years junior class. Together with her pony Alcheringa Tradition, aka Cynan, they placed in four of their five rounds, winning the Grand Prix and tying for highest point score. We are proud of this fantastic effort.

Netball
Winners are grinners! Radford White had a fantastic win over BAS Zoom in the Cadets Division 3 grand final on Saturday. The match was close until half time with the final margin blowing out to a whopping 14 goals. Congratulations to coach Brooke Smith and the players, who showed tenacity and skill to end up with this great victory!

Basketball
Under 12 PenguinsEight teams participated in grand finals over the weekend. The U12 Girls Division 4 Penguins played early on Saturday morning and spent most of the game in the lead but ultimately went down by one point. The cheering in the stadium was so loud that we didn’t even hear the final buzzer!

Our top boys team, the U19 Boys Division 1 Heat, won their grand final against Marist by two points. The bleachers were a sea of Radford Year 12 jumpers, creating an electric atmosphere – thank you to all the students and staff who came out to support the boys.

The U19 Girls Division 3 Breakers had a comfortable win over an undefeated Belconnen Ramblers in their grand final on Saturday evening.

Results
Runners Up
U12 Girls Division 4 Penguins, def. 18­–17
U14 Boys Division 5 Pacers, def. 35–32
U14 Girls Division 3 Rave def. 26–23
U19 Boys Division 5 Giants def. 33–27

Winners
U19 Boys Division 1 Heat, win 49–47
U16 Girls Division 4 Comets, win 13–10
U12 Boys Division 3 Bears, win 34–23
U19 Girls Division 3 Breakers, win 38–23

The victorious U19 Division 1 Boys basketball team

Winter Sports Presentation Wrap-up
Please see the attached for the list of award winners.

Futsal
We are looking for another Year 5 boy for our U11 Division 2 Open team. The team will train on Fridays after school until 5.00 pm and play on Sunday afternoons at Radford in Term 4, 2018 and Term 1, 2019. New and experienced players are welcome. If your son is interested in joining the team, or for further information, please contact Dianne.Wilson@radford.act.edu.au.

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