School Sport: St Helen’s net win in latest Langdon Academy Sport Partnership event
PUBLISHED: 10:00 01 December 2016
Local pupils get active in another fantastic sporting competition for schools in the Borough
St Helen’s pupils shone in the latest Langdon Academy Sport Partnership event as they won the KS2 Year Three/Four Handball Boys Competition on Wednesday.
A total of 15 schools took part and were placed in three groups with the two top teams progressing to the quarter-finals and two of the best third-placed sides qualifying for the last eight.
Essex impressed in Group Three with four wins from four while other teams to catch the eye were St Antony’s and St Helen’s, who went through after three wins and a draw each in Group One and Two respectively.
Cleveland edged a seven-goal thriller with Nelson in one of the most dramatic quarter-final ties.
St Francis’ scored five times to shock Essex with a 5-3 win while St Antony’s beat St Edward’s 2-0.
St Helen’s once again demonstrated their potential with a 6-2 success over the previously undefeated Aldersbrook.
Another dramatic encounter occurring involving Cleveland in the last four, but they lost 3-2 to St Antony’s.
St Francis’ and St Helen’s produced an even more entertaining semi-final clash with the latter triumphing 5-4.
Cleveland bounced back to beat St Francis’ 3-2 and claim third before the first sudden death shoot out was required.
St Helen’s and St Antony’s both scored twice each before the former held their nerve to claim the title.
It was another successful Langdon Academy Sport Partnership event where achievement is paramount.
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