U16 Girls' Schools Finals: Repton & GSAL dominate on Day One

U16 Girls' School Championships in 2015 at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre 450

U16 National Schools Championships for Girls

With two out of three group matches completed in the Girls’ U16s National Schools Championships, the end of day one on Olympic Park sees Repton [Pool C] and Grammar School at Leeds [Pool D] sitting in pole position.

Pool C
Repton’s number 8 and Captain Esme Burge was the star of the show scoring three goals across the day, two coming from penalty corners and one from open play. The Midlands side recorded 2-0 and 5-0 victories over their Pool C opponents Clifton and Joyce Frankland. Ardingly sit second with a win and a draw to their name and it’s all to play for as the teams prepare for their final pool matches tomorrow morning.

Pool C (after 2 games)

Position

School

Points

1

Repton

6

2

Ardingly

4

3

Clifton

1

4

Joyce Frankland

0

Pool D
Meanwhile in Pool D Grammar School at Leeds recorded two wins on day one beating Oundle 3-1 and Canford 3-2. Captain Hannah Gorman and Sophie Summersgill both netted twice for their school to help secure the six points.  St George’s sit second after a draw and a win against Canford and Oundle respectively. The results set up two big games tomorrow as GSAL and St George’s battle it out for top spot and Canford face Oundle knowing that if results go their way they could jump into the runners up spot.    

Pool D (after 2 games)

Position

School

Points

1

Grammar School at Leeds

6

2

St George’s

4

3

Canford

1

4

Oundle

0

With one more game to play in the pool stages tomorrow morning the top team in Pool C and D automatically qualify for the Final with the second two teams doing battle for 3rd place. For the two sides who finish third and fourth in each pool the last match of the group stages will signal the end of the road for this year's championships.


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