30 January 2018

Sporting Highlights 30 January 2018

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Sevenoaks School has been ranked as ninth best independent school in the country for sport by School Sport Magazine, showing an excellent level of consistency over the last few years. Well done to all involved on this superb achievement.

Cricket The U13 girls’ team played in their inaugural Lady Taverners schools’ indoor competition in the first round and won every match. They now progress to the county finals day in March.  

Curling The U16 team finished sixth while the U15 team won the novice cup for the second year in a row at the English Schools’ Curling Championships.

Dressage Congratulations to Juliette Lindsay who has qualified for the Under 18 Medium British Dressage National Finals in April.

Futsal We enjoyed an excellent U18 futsal tournament hosted at Sevenoaks. Our team finished fourth overall after a great effort throughout the afternoon.

Hockey The U16 hockey side will face Clifton College in a play-off on Wednesday, from which the winner will progress to the national finals.

NetballThe U19 team had a really good day at the regionals, finishing fourth after winning two, losing two and drawing three.

Swimming Sevenoaks students continued their success at the second weekend of the Kent County Swimming Championships.Congratulations to the following:

Elspeth Watson: Silver 200m backstroke; Silver 200m freestyle; Bronze 100m backstroke

Louis Hayes: Junior Cup (U16) men’s 100m butterfly; Gold 100m butterfly; Silver 100m breaststroke

Ellie Vowell: 8th 200m front crawl; 8th 100m front crawl

Emily Brown: 12th 100m backstroke; 17th 200m backstroke; 15th 100m front crawl

Rob Allen: 13th 100m breaststroke

Louis Hayes raced 100m butterfly three times to reach the open men’s finals and win the Junior Cup men’s 100m butterfly. This is only the third time an U14 has done this since 1964.

Outreach We held a very successful rugby session for the players at Russell House School.

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