The Felsted hockey glory continued last week as the
U13 girls’ team stormed through to their second set of national finals this
year. The team produced an excellent day of hockey to finish 2nd in
the East of England round in surprisingly warm conditions last Wednesday.
Having already finished 3rd in the
country in the IAPS national tournament, they will have their sights set on doing
even better this time around. The national finals will be held on the 9th
of May, with the venue to be confirmed.
Particular highlights of the day included a 5-0 win
against Spalding High as the team topped their group; and then a 4-0 win
against New Hall in the semi-finals as the girls secured their place in the national
finals in style. They won five of their seven matches on the day, which is a
Coach Libby Knifton commented; ‘We secured some brilliant results against some very
tough schools. Well done to every single one of the squad who stepped up
on the day to grind out those wins!’
Picture Caption: The victorious team (l-r back
row); Nancy Hebron, Olivia Snooks, Heléna Squibb,
Lucy Bailes, Araminta Latham, Chloe Green, Georgina O’Connor; (l-r front row);
Eve Maclennan, Amber Aitken, Ilyd Thomas
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