Busy back to sport week for PAHS

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THE first week of the third team saw Port Al­fred High School sports teams hit the ground run­ning with a jam-packed sched­ule of fix­tures and prac­tices. ARCHERY

The PAHS team once again ex­celled with Rachel Lax and Tam­syn de Vos each bag­ging two golds while Ross El­liott brought home a sil­ver and a bronze medal from the Gonu­bie In­ter-Schools 2D and 3D Com­pe­ti­tion. CHESS

The PAHS ju­nior chess team lost their tour­na­ment against a very strong Mer­ri­field Col­lege team. HOCKEY

The PAHS U9B girls drew 2-2 vs Mer­ri­field Col­lege while the U9A girls lost 6-5; U9B boys lost 5-4, U9A boys lost 4-2; U10 girls won 4-2; U10 boys lost 3-0; U11 girls won 5-0; U11 boys lost 5-2; U13 girls won 3-0 and the U13 boys lost 4-1. The home team gen­er­ally hold their own in the first half, but lost out in the sec­ond, once again demon­strat­ing the dis­ad­van­tage they have by not prac­tis­ing on an astro turf.

In the high school games, PAHS took on Link­side high with gusto and the re­sults were as fol­lows: U14s won 1-0, U16s drew 0-0 and the 1st XI Won 1-0. Spe­cial men­tion must be made of the first team cap­tain Sam Solz who played her 75th game for PAHS on Satur­day. Head­mas­ter Clive Pear­son pre­sented her with her num­ber at Mon­day’s as­sem­bly. NET­BALL

It was a clean sweep for the PAHS ju­nior net­ball team with Mer­ri­field suf­fer­ing de­feat by a wide mar­gin The PAHS U9 team won 6-0 and did the U10 team 13-1, the U11 team 15-1, the U12 team 8-0 and the U13 team 21-0.

The high school net­ball teams also tri­umphed in their matches against Link­side High with only the U16 team los­ing 10- 11. The U14A team won 17-6, the U14B team won 10-4, the U15 won 8-0, the sec­ond team won 18-2 and the first team won 23-15. RUGBY

While the U15A team lost 22-19 against Link­side High, the PAHS 1st XV won de­ci­sively with a fi­nal score of 31-3. SWIM­MING

The PAHS swim­mers re­cently took part in the PE Am­a­teurs Club Win­ter Gala with Will Beatt se­cur­ing a bronze medal for 200m back­stroke, a gold for the 200m freestyle and an­other gold for the 100m freestyle.

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