Sporting Highlights 14 January 2019

Cross country

On Saturday we hosted the 45th Knole Run and the 23rd Girls' Knole Run in Knole Park, with some 700 competitors in 85 teams. It was an excellent afternoon.

Very well done to the Sevenoaks teams: the boys finished seventh, the girls' A team came second and the girls' B team finished fifth.

Congratulations to the winners, Judd A team and Coopers' Coborn and thanks to Lord Sackville and the Knole Estate for their permission to hold this event in Knole Park.

Curling

Congratulations to Oscar Petter on receiving a silver medal in the Open Junior Curling Championships.

Fencing

Sophie Rayment was captain of the South East cadet (U17) women's sabre team at the Cadet Winton Competition, coming fifth as a team and 13th individually.

Amelie Tsang finished seventh out of 61 fencers in the U17 British Ranking Competition.

Hockey

Eight of our students played for the Sevenoaks Hockey Club U16 teams (girls and boys) which won their respective regional finals and qualified for the National Indoor Finals (England Hockey). Well done to:

Venetia Barker, Annabel Cheveley, Ella McCarthy, Kat Pastron, Grace Reeve, Alice Reeve, Rosie Talbot and Paul van Velsen.

Rugby

Tom Day joined up with the Kent U14 Development Group. He was a standout performer last term and has been rewarded with Saracens/Kent involvement.

Squash

An incredible performance at the highly prestigious Roehampton tournament where the boys finished as Champions beating Marlborough, Dulwich, St Paul's and King's Canterbury.

Swimming

At the Kent Schools' Swimming Championships, the Sevenoaks boys picked up the team shield. There were multiple wins and podium finishes for individuals:

1st place Louis Hayes 100m butterfly and 100m backstroke, Izabella Okaro 100m freestyle and Kara Dimond 100m breaststroke.

2nd Place Stephen Yeap Weller 100m freestyle and Sarah Williams 100 breaststroke

3rd Place Izabella Okaro 100m butterfly, Zach Raymond 100m butterfly and 100m freestyle, Emily Brown 100m breaststroke and Demi Alli 100m breaststroke

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