School Sport: Redden Court girls net title
PUBLISHED: 15:00 25 November 2015
Basketball squads dominate borough event
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.
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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