Our Softball Senior Firsts had a great season finishing the round games in first place. In the final they came up against a motivated Roseville side who took a close win. With half of this team made up of talented Year 8 players, we are looking forward to a very exciting season in 2017.
The Year 7As also had a thrilling season, finishing in first place. The final was another close game that went right down to the final siren. This time the PLC Sydney girls claimed victory 10-8.
Congratulations to both teams on a great effort.
Above (from left): Charlotte Guest; Ruby Lund; Alexandra Jenneke.
What an impressive sport Badminton is becoming at PLC Sydney. With 21 teams competing around Sydney this term and 11 teams making the finals, we are in for an exciting future.
Congratulations go to our Senior 2, Senior 6, Junior A, Junior B and 7A teams who all won their final last weekend.
Senior Badminton – Harden Classic
Well done to our Junior and Senior Champions who gave impressive performances in the Harden Classic this term:
Junior Champion – Jessica Cheng (Year 8)
Senior Champion – Katherine Chen (Year 11)
A well fought game between these two players at the end of the day saw Katherine Chen take out the over all winner of the 2016 Harden Classic.
Above (from left): Junior A team; Jessica Cheng; Katherine Chen.
PLC Sydney Senior School Tennis Championships
Congratulations to the following players who were successful at the recent PLC Sydney Senior School Tennis Championships. The competition was held at the College in the lead up to the Tildesley Shield.
Singles Winner: Lara Ralph (Year 9)
Singles Runner-up: Samantha Rorie (Year 9)
Doubles Winners: Noelle Davis (Year 8) and Alexia Lorenzato (Year 8)
Doubles Runners-up: Charlotte Buchanan (Year 12) and Irene Magliveras (Year 12).
PLC Sydney Tildesley Shield Tennis Team
The Tildesley Shield Tennis team can hold their heads high after the great efforts, both on and off the courts. PLC Sydney came 12th overall, which was an improvement of five places over last year’s effort.
Our best results were achieved by Cindy Chen (Year 11) who reached the 5th round in the Singles; and also Ella Athanassiou (Year 9) who reached the 4th round in the Singles. Our Doubles girls also competed well this year.
Our team spirit was strong and, with many students building on their skills and match experience, we can look forward to some exciting years of tennis ahead.
Junior School Cross Country
Congratulations to all the Junior School students who competed in the Cross Country Carnival at Centenary Park, Croydon on 17 March.
Results from the carnival were:
9 years & under: 1st Maria Skiadopoulos (Year 3); 2nd Juliette Colosi (Year 3); 3rd Erica Cassen (Year 3)
10 years: 1st Sofie Maxwell (Year 4); 2nd Xanthia Coote (Year 4); 3rd Sofia Al Hassan (Year 4)
11 years: 1st Abby Alleyn (Year 5); 2nd Tiana Constantinou (Year 5); 3rd Sophie Griffiths (Year 5)
12 years: 1st Ella Garnett (Year 6); 2nd Georgia Macdessi (Year 6); 3rd Yasmine Sulyok (Year 6)
Junior Champions: 1st Sofie Maxwell (Year 4); 2nd Xanthia Coote (Year 4); 3rd Sofia Al Hassan (Year 4)
Senior Champions: 1st Abby Alleyn (Year 5); 2nd Ella Garnett (Year 6); 3rd Georgia Macdessi (Year 6)
House Champions: 1st Ferguson, 2nd Wilkie, 3rd Anderson.
The top 10 girls from each of the four age groups were selected to compete at the IPSHA Cross Country Carnival, which was held at The Kings School on Saturday 2 April.
NSW State Little Athletics Championships
Congratulations to Bronte Prentice (Year 6), Emily Moloney (Year 7), Anna Dowling (Year 8), Haley Mills (Year 8), Hannah Moloney (Year 9), Taylor Porter (Year 9) and Abigail Stevanovic (Year 9) who recently competed for their representative Little Athletics Clubs at the State Track and Field Championships.
Two students received medals at these state championships: Haley Mills U/13, 3000 metre walk (bronze) and Abigail Stevanovic U/14, 200 metre hurdles (gold) and 200 metres (silver).
Congratulations to all seven girls on a fine season of Athletics competition.
Left: Haley Mills (far right).