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School Sport: Sandringham too good for the rest

PUBLISHED: 09:00 15 April 2016

Sandringham A won in the KS2 Year Five/Six Basketball Mixed Competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership

Sandringham A won in the KS2 Year Five/Six Basketball Mixed Competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership

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St Francis finished second in the KS2 Year Five/Six Basketball Mixed Competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport PartnershipSt Francis finished second in the KS2 Year Five/Six Basketball Mixed Competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership

Sandringham had double reason to celebrate in the KS2 Year Five/Six Basketball Mixed Competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership this week.

The school entered two teams into the event and both reached the last four stage with the A side winning the final.

St Antony’s, St Edward’s, St Francis, St Michael’s and St Helen’s were the other schools to take part in the competition.

In Group One, Sandringham A won all four of their matches – beating both St Francis and St Edward’s twice.

St Antony’s topped Group B with Sandringham B second and St Helen’s and St Michael’s back in third and fourth position.

Each team played in the quarter-finals and the tie of the round was between St Edward’s and Sandringham B.

It went in favour of Sandringham B 5-4 while St Antony’s were given a bye and the two other matches were whitewashes.

St Francis beat St Edward’s 6-0 and Sandringham A won 18-0 against St Michael’s to reach the semi-finals.

The two Sandringham teams faced each other in the last four with the A side coming out on top 18-2.

St Francis beat St Antony’s 6-0 in the other semi before the third & fourth place clash resulted St Antony’s winning 4-2 against Sandringham B.

But Sandringham A prevailed in the final against St Francis – winning 8-5 to cap an excellent day for the school.


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