The U14 and U16 badminton teams played their first games of the season yesterday against Hethersett Academy. Although both teams lost by 3 games to 6, special thanks go to Anna L and Rebekah Y for stepping in at the last minute owing to illness.
The U14 badminton team secured a 5-4 win over Norwich High School earlier this week – with the tie coming down to the final point of the final match. Despite absence and illness the team pulled together and should be proud of their efforts.
TEAM: Isabelle, Sophie, Rebekah, Mia, Anna & Cristina
Now we wait for confirmation to see if we have made this year’s finals!
On Tuesday our U14/U16 badminton team took on Hethersett Academy at HOHS. Despite a loss for the U16 team, the U14s came away victorious in a close and fiercely-contested contest, with Rebekah and Emily winning their final game 21-20 to secure a 5-4 win overall. Well done, girls! Next week we welcome Attleborough High School.
The unbeaten season for the U15 rounders team continued on Tuesday afternoon with a 21 1/2 to 13 win over local rivals Hethersett Academy.
Scorers: Isabel 4 1/2, Emily 1, Mia 2 1/2, Alice 3 1/2, Philippa 1, Ria 1 1/2, Hannah 3, Aisling 1/2.
Player of the match was awarded to Alice for a good batting performance and outstanding work in the field.
Our U12 badminton team have once again won the Norfolk Schools Badminton competition in their age group – meaning HOHS has retained the champions’ shield for the fifth year in a row!Congratulations to Harriet, Mia, Emily and Imogen (Year 7) and Anna, Annie and Cristina (Year 6) for a splendid season.
As announced last week, our U14 team emerged as champions in their age group, too – you can read about it here.
Having won all of their league matches, our U14 team made the short trip to Hethersett Academy today to play Norwich High School in the final of the Norfolk Schools Badminton competition and won by six games to three.
Congratulations to Amy, Alice, Isabelle, Sophie, Hannah and Rebekah for a splendid season.
Watch out for great news coming soon about our U12 team, too!
On Thursday the U14 and U16 badminton teams played their final league matches against Fakenham Academy.
The U16 team put in a much improved performance, despite narrowly losing 5-4.
TEAM: Abbie, Catherine, Isabel, Emily, Mia and Ella
The U14 team continued their positive run of form with a 6-3 win. Having won all our league games we just await confirmation that we have made the final!
TEAM: Amy, Alice, Isabelle, Sophie, Hannah and Rebekah A special mention to Isabelle, who despite being very poorly, showed commitment and determination to come into school especially to play in the match.
Head of PE