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Autumn 2017

5 & 12 December 2017 - Badminton - South Somerset Competition - KS3 & KS4

Badminton - KS3 Boys & Girls

A brilliant tournament with a very good standard of players, although a number of schools couldn't make it, which made it a 3 way play-off between the boys, and a straight final for the girls. Only one team would make it through to the county finals from the boys and girls age group, which created a good atmosphere with close competition. After some enthralling badminton, Ansford girls beat King Arthurs girls 4-1 in what was actually a very tight contest, to find their way into the county finals. In the boys, Ansford continued their good form to win all of their matches to progress to the county finals without losing a single game, in second was King Arthurs boys with a very creditable performance against Ansford and a good win against Preston. Preston came in third but certainly improved their level of badminton through the day. Well done to all for making it a great competition and good luck in the finals.

Boys KS3 County Qualifiers - Ansford Academy

Girls KS3 County Qualifiers - Ansford Academy

Badminton - KS4 Boys & Girls

Another brilliant tournament, again with a very good standard of players, although again a number of schools dropped out at the last minute, which made it a 3 way play-off between the girls, and a league of 4 for the boys. Only one team would make it through to the county finals from the boys and girls age group, which created a healthy level of tension for the competition. After both winning their first game against Preston, Ansford girls beat King Arthurs girls 3-2 in what was effectively a final, and a final that could have gone either way with only 8 points separating the two team after 5 games. A big well done to Preston girls, who despite not winning a game, competed well throughout the day and certainly improved their badminton skills. In the boys, again both Ansford and King Arthurs won their first 2 games against Preston and Stanchester to create what was effectively a final. This time, amazingly King Arthurs boys reversed the result, beating Ansford 3-2 in the final game, and again with only 8 points separating the two teams after 5 games. Furthermore, well done to Preston boys in 3rd and Stanchester boys in 4th for competing so well in what was a very high level of competition. Congratulations to Ansford girls and King Arthurs boys who made the county finals for the KS4 competition, and well done to all for making it a great competition and good luck in the finals.

Boys KS4 County Qualifiers - King Arthurs

Girls KS4 County Qualifiers - Ansford Academy

Well done to all involved, and a big thank you to King Arthurs for hosting, and also to the King Arthurs leaders for doing such a fabulous job on both days, it wouldn't have happened without the help and support of our leaders.

30 November 2017 - Boccia - Level 2 Competition - KS2 & KS3/KS4

Boccia - Level 2 Competition - KS2

A great tournament with 16 teams competing for 4 slots into the county finals. The contest was spilt into 2 leagues with the top 2 from each league going through. Both leagues were a really tight contest, but after some fabulous Boccia from some very talented children we eventually saw Ilchester and Huish going through from League A, and King Ina and Shepton Beauchamp going through from League B. Well done to all the children involved and thank you for giving us all a hugely enjoyable competition to watch. Full results can be found at the links below:

Primary Boccia A

http://sportstables.net/primary-boccia-a

Primary Boccia B

http://sportstables.net/primary-boccia-b

Boccia - Level 2 Competition - KS3 & KS4 Mixed

Another super tournament, but this time after a few last minute pull outs, we saw just 6 teams competing fiercely for the 4 slots into the county finals. The contest was made up of just one league with the top 4 going through. After a really tight contest, and some incredibly good Boccia from intelligent players we eventually saw both Holyrood and Westfield get both their A&B teams through to the county finals. Full results can be found at the links below:

Secondary Boccia

http://sportstables.net/secondary-boccia

Well done to all involved, and a big thank you to Westfield for hosting, and also to the Westfield leaders for doing such a fabulous job all day, it wouldn't have happened without the help and support of our leaders.

28 November 2017 - Sportshall Athletics - Years 5&6 Mixed

A fabulous completion, which was absolutely buzzing and thoroughly enjoyed by all. The standard of competition was very high and there was some exceptional performances on show. Just over 100 points separated the entire competition which shows how very close it was. The eventual winners, Preston, narrowly pipped St Nicholas into second place, but both will be going through to the County Finals in January. Full results are below:

Place

School

Points

1

Preston

630

2

St Nicholas

626

3

Holy Trinity

602

4

Ilchester

578

5

Horsington

576

6

Swanmead

556

7

Hambridge

552

8

High Ham

548

9

Chilthorne Domer

522

We all look forward to next years event, hopefully it'll be a another close contest and we'll look to get even more schools involved.

28 November 2017 - Sportshall Athletics - Secondary

As with the Primary competition in the morning, this was another fabulous competition, which was very lively and thoroughly enjoyed by all. The standard of competition was exceptional, and there was some very encouraging performances on show looking forward to the summer athletics. The competition was split into 4 individual competitions of Year 7 Boys, Year 7 Girls, Year 8 Boys and Year 8 Girls. The winners and county finalists in each category were:

Year 7 Boys - Preston

Year 7 Girls - Preston

Year 8 Boys - Holyrood

Year 8 Girls - Bucklers Mead

Although not a overall competition, once all the points were added up, just under 70 points separated the entire competition which shows how very close it was. Good luck to all the teams going through to the county finals in January. Full results are below:

YEAR 7 GIRLS

Place

School

Points

1

Preston

142

2

Holyrood

131

3

Westfield

129

4

Bucklers Mead

116

YEAR 7 BOYS

Place

School

Points

1

Preston

151

2

Holyrood

129

3

Westfield

127

4

Bucklers Mead

108

YEAR 8 GIRLS

Place

School

Points

1

Bucklers Mead

138

2

Westfield

131

3

Preston

130

4

Holyrood

117

YEAR 8 BOYS

Place

School

Points

1

Holyrood

136

2

Preston

133

3

Bucklers Mead

125

4

Westfield

122

19 November 2017 - Yeovil Junior Badminton Singles Tournament

A great competition with U13, U15 and U17 age groups. All matches were played best of 3 to 21.

There were 4 players in the U13 and it was 1 box played as a round robin. This was won by Connor Banfield from Gillingham Primary with Joshua Hockey from Hambridge Primary as runner up.

U15's has 2 boxes with winner and runner up going through to the semi-finals and then the final. This was won by Ben Hacker from Ansford Academy and the runner up was ibraheem Russell from Ansford Academy. Ben won 21 - 16 22 - 24 21 - 11 in the final.

The U17's had 1 box of 5 players so a round robin. Neo Katz from Mendip 6th won with Szymon Frychel from King Arthur's as runner up.

Well done to all involved, some great badminton played in a great spirit and we look forward to the next competition.

16 November 2017 – Can Do Football

A fabulous tournament, lots of games of football for all, with 3 different competitions running. All teams made it through to a Semi-Final and 50% of the teams made it through to the finals, a great experience for all involved, with so many tight games going to extra time. We had a total of 118 goals scored which is a goal very nearly every minute we were there, so great entertainment for the watching players and parents. The standard of football was excellent, and it was great to know that we have such strength and depth of footballers in South Somerset. Magic moment was the penalty shoot-out that just kept on going with Milford eventually pipping South Petherton 20-19 in their Semi Final. Well done to all for making it a great day, and an extra well done to the Cup Winners Maiden Beech, the Shield Winners Keinton Mandeville and the Plate Winners East Coker. The league results and tables are available at the links below:

Can do Football - League A

http://sportstables.net/can-do-football-league-a

Can do Football - League B

http://sportstables.net/can-do-football-league-b

Can do Football - League C

http://sportstables.net/can-do-football-league-c

Cup Semi Final Results:

Huish A 0 – 3 Maiden Beech

Milford 0 – 0 South Petherton (Milford Won 20-19 on penalties)

Shield Semi Final Results:

Castle Cary 3 – 0 Martock

Huish B 0 - 3 Keinton Mandeville

Plate Semi Final Results:

East Coker 3 – 0 Manor Court

Ash 2 – 0 Birchfield

Cup Final Results:

Maiden Beech 2 – 0 Milford

Shield Final Results:

Keinton Mandeville 2 – 1 Castle Cary (AET, 1-1 at full time, winner was on golden goal rule)

Plate Final Results

East Coker 3 – 2 Ash (AET, 2-2 at full time, winner was on golden goal rule)

Thanks to everyone for all your efforts, I really enjoy watching the football and was hugely impressed with the standard, well done to everyone involved.

6 November 2017 - ESFA U11 Girls County Qualifiers

A great tournament with some really closely contested games, fabulous to see such talent on show representing their schools. The tournament was a tight competition throughout, with the winners Preston eventually beating Tatworth 1-0 in a very closely contested final. Both teams will go through to the County Finals on the 12 Jan 2018 at Strode College. The league results and tables are available at the links below:

ESFA Girls U11 - South Somerset A

http://sportstables.net/esfa-girls-u11-south-somerset-a

ESFA Girls U11 - South Somerset B

http://sportstables.net/esfa-girls-u11-south-somerset-b

Semi Final Results:

Tatworth 3 – 2 King Ina (AET, 1-1 at full time)

Preston 2 – 0 East Coker

3/4th Place Play off result:

East Coker 6 – 1 King Ina

Final Result:

Preston 1 – 0 Tatworth

Qualifiers for County Finals (12 Jan 2018 @ Strode College):

1st Preston

2nd Tatworth

1st Reserve East Coker

2nd Reserve King Ina

Thanks to everyone for all your efforts, and look forward to watching the girls represent South Somerset in the county finals.

17 Oct 2017 - Yeovil Primary Schools Cross Country

16 Oct 2017 - ESFA U11 Small Schools County Qualifiers

Huge well done to everybody for a fantastic performance, great to see such a closely contested tournament. The league results and tables are available at the links below:

ESFA U11 Small Schools – Group A

http://sportstables.net/esfa-u11-small-schools

ESFA U11 Small Schools - Group B

http://sportstables.net/esfa-u11-small-schools-b

Semi Final Results:

West Coker 2 – 1 Ash

Horsington 0 – 2 Castle Cary

3/4th Place Play off result:

Horsington 2 – 0 Ash

Final Result:

Castle Cary 1 – 0 West Coker

Qualifiers for County Finals (19 Jan 2018 @ Strode College):

1st Castle Cary

2nd West Coker

1st Reserve Horsington

2nd Reserve Ash

Thanks to everyone for all your efforts, and look forward to watching the teams represent South Somerset in the county finals.

2 Oct 2017 - ESFA U11 Large Schools County Qualifiers

A great tournament, well contested with some super performances from all sides. Huge well done to the county qualifiers and all of the teams that fought so well. Really great to see such a closely contested tournament and a lot of very talented players on show. The league results and tables are available at the links below:

ESFA U11 Small Schools – Group A

http://sportstables.net/esfa-u11-large-schools-a

ESFA U11 Small Schools - Group B

http://sportstables.net/esfa-u11-large-schools-b

Semi Final Results:

Milford 2 – 1 Holy Trinity

Preston 0 – 1 Maiden Beech

Final Result:

Milford 4 – 0 Maiden Beech

Qualifiers for County Finals (26 Jan 2018 @ Strode College):

1st Milford

2nd Maiden Beech

Thanks to everyone for all your efforts, and look forward to watching the teams represent South Somerset in the county finals.

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