Sporting Highlights

Lent 2017 end of term round-up

Badminton
Our U16 boys won the Kent Championships and go through to the regionals. The U16 girls finished second at the county championships.

Climbing
Our A team came fourth and the B team came 14th at the Independent Schools Climbing Championships.

Cross Country
Phoebe Barker has been selected to represent GB at the forthcoming world championships in Uganda.

Carlotta Weitzel has been called up to the Kent team at the English Schools Nationals.

The senior girls finished second at the Teddies Relays.

The U13 girls team won the Bracken and Woodmansee event while Anais Fernandez-Laaksonen finished first and Alex Evans finished second. The boys did brilliantly to finish fourth while James King finished sixth.

Dressage
Juliette Lindsay had a very successful weekend at the Dressage U25 Championships. She won both of her Elementary classes and then won the Elementary Championship.

Fencing
At the Public Schools Fencing competition, Piero Steiner (1st) and Sophie Rayment (6th) did brilliantly. Piero also won the South East region Epee Public Schools Championships at U14 level.

Hockey
Tom Phillips has been selected to represent Kent U13 (JAC).

Netball
Our U12 team won the Kent championships, making it the third successive year that Sevenoaks has been the U12 champion.

Sasha Kelly and Elysia Kleine-Deters were part of the victorious Kent U17 side at the regional festival.

Isabelle Fox has been selected to represent Kent U14 as Captain.

Rugby
The U15 side won the Kent Cup Sevens tournament.

The U13 A team won the Yardley Court Sevens, defeating powerhouse prep schools such as New Beacon, Yardley Court and Dulwich Prep.

Sailing
At the Imperial Icicle event, Sevenoaks looked impressive with the A team finishing second overall and top school (again) and the B team fourth; another great set of results for the Sevenoaks squad defeating teams from Oxford and Cambridge universities.

Our girls sailing team were crowned the U19 National Ladies Champions.

Shooting
Our shooting squad has produced eight county selections this season; congratulations to Axel Susini, Max Murray and Sam Hayward for their county debut. Five of our shooters shot for the Kent County Junior Teams in the NSRA County Leagues: Cecilia Catuogno-Cal, Axel Susini, Max Murray, Anastasia Spiridonova and Sam Hayward. Cecilia Catuogno-Cal (England A) and Axel Susini (England B) have both earned international honours.

The following students won their divisions of last season’s West Kent Rifle’s Individual Handicap league: Eliza Hockey, Ian Ratnage, Gabriel Leigh, Sian McAllister, Katie Maunder, Rosina White Belchere.

Squash
The senior boys reached the quarter-finals of the National Plate competition.

Swimming
Over the last month many of our swimmers have been competing in the Kent Championships, in which they achieved some fantastic results in a wide range of events. Louis Hayes won seven golds, two silvers and one bronze. Ellie Vowell won six silvers and two bronze. Lily Snell won gold in the county champion open, two silvers and one bronze. Elspeth Watson won one gold and four silvers. Kara Dimond won a bronze, and Zachary Raymond, Robert Allen and Alex Hall all made finals.

The senior girls reached the final at the prestigious Bath and Otter Cup held at the London Olympic pool.

Tennis
Anais Fernandez-Laaksonen who is the U12 Scottish Open Champion.

Hugo Coquelin has been selected to represent GB at a forthcoming tournament in Belgium.

Our mixed senior team have qualified for national finals.