Record numbers attend South Northants and Daventry School Games Volleyball
Posted: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:26
On Wednesday 26th November, The Elizabeth Woodville School (North Campus) played host to the South Northants and Daventry Year 7/8 & 9/10 Boys and Girls Partnership Volleyball Finals with a record 11 teams taking part.
Over the course of the evening, teams from Guilsborough, Moulton, Caroline Chisholm School and The Elizabeth Woodville School North and South Campus competed in either of the four separate age categories. With matches timed to 12 minutes and points on offer to the winners, teams had to play their best from the outset.
In the Year 7/8 Boys competition, Moulton, EWS North, Guilsborough and Caroline Chisholm School all battled it out against each other and going into the final match, Moulton and EWS were tied on points. With the two team playing each other in the final match. All was at stake for both teams and following the last game of 12 minutes, it was EWS who emerged victorious to book their place at the School Games County Finals for the first time in over a year.
In the Year 7/8 Girls competition, Caroline Chisholm took on EWS South in a best-of-3 set match, which CCS won in straight sets. The Year 9/10 competition took a similar path with the girls from Guilsborough also earning a straight sets victory, this time over the team from CCS.
The final competition of the night pitted Guilsborough, Moulton and EWS North in the Year 9/10 Boys competition. With Guilsborough winning both of their fixtures, the result of the competition was already confirmed before the dead rubber between Moulton and EWS.
The SSP would like to thank all students who competed in the competition and all the schools staff who kindly supported the event by scoring matches as well as Daniel Thompson from Volleyball England, who was on hand to provide additional support and expertise.
We wish EWS North (Y7/8 Boys), CCS (Y7/8 Girls) and Guilsborough (Y9/10 Boys and Girls) the best of luck as they now progress to the Winter School Games Finals to represent the Partnership against the rest of the county.
Year 7/8 Boys Volleyball - Final Positions
1) EWS North
3) Caroline Chisholm School
4) EWS South
Year 7/8 Girls Volleyball - Final Positions
1) Caroline Chisholm
2) EWS South
Year 9/10 Boys Volleyball - Final Positions
3) EWS North
Year 9/10 Girls Volleyball - Final Positions
2) Caroline Chisholm School