Schools Super 6s Championships

2016 Winners Whitgift U16

This weekend saw the finals of the Super6s Schools Championships with four different schools coming out on top in the four separate events.

Whitgift took the honours in the Boys U16 tournament. They sailed through their pool with four wins out of four, nineteen goals scored and only one conceded. Repton finished runners up, a pint ahead of Thirsk School who did very well on their first appearance at this stage. The other pool saw Worksop come out on top ahead of Trinity. This meant two derbies in the semi finals – Whitgift beating Trinity 4-1 and Worksop edging out Repton 3-1. However Whitgift proved unstoppable in the final with a 5-1 win thanks to goals from Finley Newton (2), Tom Rhodes, Scott Jones & William Butler- Denby. Yale Hoffer scored Worksop’s consolation.

The Girls U16 tournament was won by Cranleigh who also topped their pool with a 100% record, five points clear of Trent who they beat 2-1. In the other pool Millfield and Repton qualified for the semis, each winning three games and drawing when they met. Trent narrowly beat Millfield, 5-4 i the first semi to set up a rematch with Cranleigh who beat Repton 5-2. The final saw a repeat of the pool game with Cranleigh winning 2-1. King scored for Trent but two Izzy Petter goals proved decisive for Cranleigh.

2016 Winners Cranleigh GU16

The Boys U18 competition went the way of Repton to add to the outdoor title they won last season. The finished top of their pool with 10 points, three points clear of RGS Wycombe and Ipswich with the former qualifying on goal difference. Kings Bruton topped the other pool with 9 points, but only on goals scored from Trent. Repton edged out local rival Trent 2-1 in their semi whilst RGS also beat Kings in a tight encounter, winning 3-2 to earn a place in the final and their second game of the weekend with Repton. However the Derbyshire side ran out comfortable winners in the final, winning 4-0 thanks to goals from Eliot Hibell (2), Callum Middleton & Harry Bennett.

2016 Winners Repton U18

Millfield won through in the Girls UI8 competition after qualifying from a tough pool section. They finished level on points with Beaconsfield and Kent, all teams wining three out of four and losing once to each other. Kent topped the group with Millfield in second. In the other pool Cranleigh were looking to make it a double success and a 100% record moved them into the semis, joined by Trent three points back. In the semis it was the pool runners-up who won through with Trent beating Kent 3-1 and Millfield defeating Cranleigh 2-0. In the final Millfield were indebted to a Georgie McTear hat-trick which helped them to a 3-1 win over Trent whose goal came from Sarah Spooner.

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