St Joachim's triumph in Langdon Academy tennis event
PUBLISHED: 16:00 06 May 2019
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St Joachim's Primary School had reason to cheer after winning the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership Year Three & Four Mixed Tennis Competition.
In total, six schools from across the London Borough of Newham sent teams to compete in the event.
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The schools were initially split into two groups of three, with the top two from each pool progressing to the semi-finals.
Teams from St Luke's and Cleveland exited at the group stage, leaving Aldersbrook, St Edward's, St Joachim's and Langdon to battle it out for the title.
Aldersbrook beat St Edward's 4-2 in their semi-final, while St Joachim's progressed thanks to a 5-1 win against Langdon.
St Joachim's then lifted the title with a 4-3 triumph over Aldersbrook, while St Edward's placed third after a 5-1 success against Langdon in a play-off.
All the youngsters that took part can be proud of their efforts, with St Joachim's understandably particularly thrilled by their success.