Maritzburg Sun (South Africa)

A winning performanc­e by St John’s

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Agolden performanc­e by host school St John’s D.S.G. saw them claim victory in the PMB Central Regional of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirl­s’ Hockey Challenge on Sunday, March 6, on their home turf.

St John’s shone brightly after a solid display throughout the day, winning all the round robin games. They earned their second regional title after first winning the PMB Central Regional in 2017. The Most Promising Umpire Award went to Maritzburg Christian School’s Manqoba Mkhize.

St John’s D.S.G. from the PMB Central Regional is the third team to cement their spot at the Grand Finals. They join Pionier Hoërskool (Northern KZN Regional) and St Anne’s College (PMB

North Regional). The Grand

Finals takes place in July at St Mary’s DSG in Kloof.

Overall results ended with St John’s in first place, with 16 points. In second place was Epworth School with 12 points. In third place was PMB Girls’ High School with eight points and finally, tied in fourth place was Carter High School and Maritzburg College with one point.

 ?? ?? St John’s D.S.G. defender Reese Peters rushes in to halt Epworth’s midfielder Chloe Bentley’s run upfield during the exciting finals of the PMB Central Regional that took place at St John’s D.S.G. on Sunday, March 6. Five schools participat­ed in the Maritzburg tournament of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirl­s’ Hockey Challenge with St John’s D.S.G. taking the honours 2-1. Pic by Rogan Ward
St John’s D.S.G. defender Reese Peters rushes in to halt Epworth’s midfielder Chloe Bentley’s run upfield during the exciting finals of the PMB Central Regional that took place at St John’s D.S.G. on Sunday, March 6. Five schools participat­ed in the Maritzburg tournament of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirl­s’ Hockey Challenge with St John’s D.S.G. taking the honours 2-1. Pic by Rogan Ward

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