School Sport: Redden Court football girls shine

PUBLISHED: 15:30 12 February 2015

Redden Court pupils competed in an event held by West Ham

Redden Court pupils competed in an event held by West Ham


Squads compete in West Ham Community event

Redden Court’s female footballers impressed at a prestigious six-a-side tournament hosted by West Ham’s Community Trust scheme.

A total of 17 pupils from years seven to 11 took part in the under-13 and under-16 competitions, with the younger Redden Court team winning all of their group games.

Sarah Henderson’s goal sealed a 1-0 win over City Academy, with Cerys Heard earning a 1-0 victory over Mossbourne.

Elize Bonning and Henderson both struck in a 2-0 triumph against Lister and after their quarter-final with Royal Oak ended goalless, Jamie Hartwell saved a vital penalty in the shoot-out.

Redden Court’s luck ran out in the semi-finals, though, as they lost to Eastbury in another shoot-out.

Redden Court: Sarah Henderson, Elize Bonning, Jamie Hartwell (Captain), Holly Carnera, Cerys Heard, Katie Adams.

The year eights won all of their group games too, despite playing one short due to illness and unavailability.

Freya Duffy’s brace earned a 2-0 win over Lister, with Duffy and Victoria Long netting in another 2-0 success against Mossbourne.

Duffy doubled up again in a 2-1 win over City, but Redden Court lost to Eastbury on penalties in the knockout stages.

Redden Court: Victoria Long, Freya Duffy, Katie Hawkes, Grace Roberts, Kristy Robinson.

The under-16s lost their first group game against Stoke Newington, 4-0, but bounced back to beat Clapton 2-1 thanks to goals from Emily Roofe and Scarlett Jacks.

Emily Diwell and Roofe struck in a 2-1 win over Bishop Challoner, but Redden Court missed out on goal difference.

Redden Court: Louise Banham-Scott, Emily Diwell, Emily Roofe, Scarlett Jacks, Grace Pickford, Molly Ayris.

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