School Sport: Redden Court girls net title

PUBLISHED: 15:00 25 November 2015

Redden Court's under-15 girls basketball team

Redden Court's under-15 girls basketball team


Basketball squads dominate borough event

Redden Court's under-16 girls' basketball teamRedden Court's under-16 girls' basketball team

Redden Court pupils dominated the Havering under-16 girls’ basketball tournament to claim the winners and runners-up medals.

The Harold Wood school fielded their under-16 and under-15 teams in the competition, with the younger group earning bragging rights in the final after a 6-4 win.

The under-16s had beaten Emerson Park (3-1), Hall Mead (6-2) and Sacred Heart (6-1) en route to the final.

And the under-15s had also defeated Emerson Park (8-4), Hall Mead (13-4) and Sacred Heart (12-4) before taking the honours.

Redden Court's under-14 girls' basketball squadRedden Court's under-14 girls' basketball squad

A spokesperson said: “This was a fantastic showcase for Redden Court School to finish in first and second places. The girls played really well.”

Redden Court U15: Josie East, Louise Banham-Scott, Holly Stubbs, Lucy Stubbs, Alanah Jeffries, Emily George.

Redden Court U16: Emily Roofe, Scarlett Jacks, Amy Pinkney, Grace Pickford, Emily Diwell, Lucy Eost, Bethany Johnson.

Redden Court also fielded two teams in the under-14 competition at Sacred Heart, but had to settle for second and third place.

The A team was made up mostly of year nine pupils and one year seven and they lost to Sacred Heart (6-2), but beat Hall Mead (14-2), Sacred Heart B (8-4) and Redden Court B (4-2).

Redden Court’s B team were made up of mostly year eight students and a year seven student and they lost to Sacred Heart (6-0), but beat Hall Mead (8-0) and Sacred Heart B (4-0) before losing to their own A team.

“Both teams played well showed improvement as the tournament progressed,” said a spokesperson.

“A special mention should also be given to Mia Lickfold and Chloe Tame who played with and against older students which is a really brave thing to do and both managed to score a basket.”

Redden Court A: Amy King, Rosie Rummell, Katie Hawkes, Kristy Robinson, Victoria Long, Chloe Tame.

Redden Court B: Elize Bonning, Katie Adams, Sarah Henderson, Valeria Ramos, Grace Greenway, Abby Vile, Mia Lickfold.

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