Sports Round-Up (15-19 November)

23 November 2021

Check out our Sports teams’ results and reports from 15-19 November below!

Junior Boys’ Regional Cross Country Finals 

The Junior Boys’ Cross Country team placed fifth out of 12 competing schools at the Regional Cross Country Finals in Taunton on Saturday.

The group competed fantastically as a team and as individuals, missing out on qualification for the Nationals by just two places!

Year 11 Boys’ Football v St Ives School (Home)

On Thursday evening, the Year 11 Boys’ Football team progressed to the second round of the County Schools Cup following a superb victory against St Ives School.

Following the match, Year 11 Coach, Mr Ash, said: “It was a fantastic team performance by the boys – arguably their best ever!

“There were brilliant individual performances all over the pitch,” continued Mr Ash.

The victory sets up a home tie against Falmouth School in the next round of the competition.

U16 Girls’ Netball Preliminary County Cup Qualifiers at Richard Lander School

 The U16 Girls’ Netball team booked their place in the County Schools Netball Tournament on Monday evening, following a brilliant performance in the Preliminary Qualifiers.

Victories over Pool Academy and Richard Lander School ensured Penryn’s spot in the tournament, which will take place at Penryn College on Saturday 20 November.

Good luck for Saturday, girls!

Year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 Girls’ Netball v Truro High School for Girls (Home)

The Year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 Girls’ Netball teams enjoyed a group set of SSP League fixtures v Truro High School for Girls on Thursday evening.

All of the teams put in fantastic performances against strong opponents, demonstrating fantastic togetherness throughout the games.

Player of the Match Winners

Year 7 – Cerys

Year 8 – Elena

Year 9 – Merryn

Year 10 – Tilly

Year 11 – Hannah

Year 10 Boys’ Rugby v Camborne Science & International Academy (Home)

The Year 10 Boys’ Rugby team took part in a fantastic, all-action fixture against Camborne Science & International Academy on Wednesday evening.

As the previous encounter between the two sides was played in such great spirits, it was decided that a return fixture would be played – and it did not disappoint!

The match ended in a 21-21 draw, with some fantastic performances from both sets of players.

Following the encounter, Year 10 Coach, Mr Williams, said: “Myself, Mr Gillo and Mr Bick were very impressed with the boys’ commitment.

“We’ve got a couple of games left, so I expect the high numbers at training to continue moving forwards.”

Year 7 and 8 Boys’ Rugby v Mounts Bay Academy (Away)

The Year 7 and 8 Boys’ Rugby teams took part in a competitive set of fixtures v Mounts Bay Academy on Thursday evening.

All of the encounters were eye-catching and hard-fought, with both schools contributing towards the entertainment.

Well done, boys!