The Senior Boys and Girls Soccer Teams enjoyed a ‘day out’ at the Jack Eddy pitches on Monday 12th May. The boys started at longer odds with the bookies but soon proved the cynics wrong with a disciplined display of solid defence and some courageous runs through the box into the danger zones. Kade deservedly earned a penalty for some direct running which was calmly slotted by James to earn a 1 – 0 win over rivals St. Josephs College.
The lads then lined up against St. Augs and completed a comprehensive victory 4 – 1 with new ‘gun’ midfielder Sam scoring a hat trick. It was a terrific effort from a team who kept their shape most of the day despite their relative lack of experience. Kyle earned ‘play of the day’ with his solid hip and shoulder against his female opponent resulting in him losing his footing, but the fall was spectacular.
Best on the day were: Jaydyn Thompson, Sam Cummins, Jayden Dixon and Shannon Daldy
The girls were warm favourites at the start of the day and the pundits were proven correct as they displayed a level of skill worthy of their status as current State Champions. The girls destroyed St. Augs 10 – 0 with a clinical display of first time passing and speed down the wings coupled with composure in front of goal.
This was followed by a 6 – 0 win against an over-awed St. Josephs who even tried a male goalkeeper to no avail Drew scored her first ever goal at this level with a calmly taken penalty.
All the girls contributed to the victories with Jess Pitts, Jade Allen and Tegan Milne outstanding in a quality team performance.