Sporting Highlights

Athletics

In the county round of the English Schools’ Cup the junior girls finished first and the inter boys and girls finished second. They progress to the regional round.

Phoebe Barker is now Kent U20 800m and 1500m champion. Grace Fleming ran a personal best in the 1500m before she heads off to represent GB in the aquathlon.

Ingmar Gunn came in first place in the Crystal Palace triathlon, which was part of the British Triathlon Junior Series in the London region (London League). He finished 35 seconds ahead of the next placed competitor.

Cricket

The 1st XI had an excellent victory versus Caterham with a score of 92 not out for Harry Houillon and 5 wickets for Rhys Joseph. The U13A side won their second round in the Kent Cup, thanks to 103 not out from Vikas Kokkiligadda.

Fencing

Woser Prossor (Year 7) participated in the Under 14 Foil category at the Kent Championships and won the silver medal.

Hockey

Annabel Cheveley, Lulu Stephens and Katie Clyne played with the Sevenoaks Hockey Club U12 squad which became national champions in the England finals on Saturday.

Sailing

William Caiger did very well in the first of the EuroCup series in The Netherlands, finishing fourth.

Shooting

The team did extremely well at the West Kent Rifle League Short Range Championship, where the ladies’ team won at senior and junior level and Anastasia shot 292 out of 300, an outstanding effort.

Rounders

Our teams won five and drew two from eight fixtures versus Benenden and Eastbourne last week.

Swimming

Sevenoaks pupils competed in the first weekend of the Under 14 South East Regional Swimming Championship. Silver medals were won by Elspeth Watson in the 200m butterfly, Ellie Vowell in the 200m IM and Louis Hayes in the 50m backstroke and 50m butterfly. Both Elspeth and Ellie also qualified for the finals in the 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle, and Zac Raymond and Louis in the 100m freestyle. The final round takes place on 27-28 May. Both Ellie and Louis will be going to the summer nationals later this year, and Louis ranks top ten in GB for his age group in his events swum so far.

Tennis

The U16, U15 and U14 boys’ teams finished second in their group at the second round of the Independent School League. The girls won four out of seven fixtures versus Cranleigh, despite missing our strongest girls who represented the boys’ teams in the Independent Schools League fixture.

The U13A tennis team beat a strong Oakwood Park Grammar School side 6-0 in the quarter-final of the Kent Cup. 

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