London County Hockey Champions!
The St Benedict’s U12s Hockey team won the London County Tournament on Friday 03rd March. They will now progress to the London Regional Tournament on 15th March.
The U12s Hockey team won the London County Tournament on Friday 03rd March. This success follows on from their excellent season during the Michaelmas Term when they were unbeaten; having played 10 fixtures, they won 8 and drew 2.
The team scored early against St Augustine’s with an excellent finish from Sofia P after 30 seconds, which set the tone for a comfortable 6-0 victory in our first match. Next up was a strong Mill Hill side who had won their first game, and we suspected may be our main competitors in the tournament. The girls started well and forced some good saves from their keeper, before conceding to go 1-0 down. After fighting back to make the score 2-2, Saoirse R broke free to score the winning goal with one-minute left to secure a 3-2 victory. We then went on to play local rivals Notting Hill and Ealing School, where after a slow start we came out comfortable 3-0 winners. Going into the final match against Bancroft, we knew that a win would secure us first place, which spurred the girls to play some of their best hockey of the day in a 5-0 victory.
The girls now progress to the London Regional Tournament which will be held on 15th March. Congratulations to all the girls on this wonderful achievement, especially to Lois H who was player of the tournament.
Mr O’Hara (Head of Junior School Games and PE)