Prior Park Netball Advances to Regionals

04 Dec 2012

Prior Park College U19 Netball Squad made an impressive start to their season with a first place victory at The National Schools’ County Tournament.

The squad performed consistently in the pool games finishing top of their group over King Edward’s, Kingswood, Ralph Allen, Backwell and Wellsway. Prior Park faced Redmaids in the semi-finals and remained undefeated with a focused and skilful performance. The final, against Royal High School, was a close and exciting game, with some impressive netball on display from both teams, resulting in a victory for Prior Park.
Throughout the tournament Prior Park showed great depth, with all players having an important part to play. The squad responded extremely well under pressure, displayed an outstanding level of skill, determination and fantastic team work. Prior Park College has now progressed to the Regional National Schools Round which will be held on the 2nd of February in Bournemouth.

The squad of 11 included (back row from left) Laura Eyles, Amelia Hempleman-Adams, Ellie Knight, Harriet Freeman, Mollie Hunt, Mollie Roberts, Alex McWilliams, Connie Redman, (front row) Eliza Matthews, Lily Womersley and Charlotte Robinson.