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Around The School News – Monday 9 September 2019

GOLF

GHS golfers competed in the Southbourne Golf Day. Rebecca Aylesbury shot 95 with 38 points. Rebecca won the scholar section of this competition. Chloe Buss shot 89 with 36 points and she came 2nd in the scholar section. Erin Barraud shot 93 with 32 points, Carla van Jaarsveld shot 115 with 22 points and Meagan Newman shot 115 with 21 points.

WORLD JUNIOR SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Grade 12 learners, Teagan Roux and Monique da Cruz were selected to represent South Africa at the World Junior Squash Championships. There were representatives from 18 countries at this event. Monique competed in the individual championships and made it through to the quarter finals of the plate championship. Teagan participated in the individual championships as well as the team event. The South African team beat Switzerland, Korea and France and ended 11th overall. Congratulations go to these girls who put so much time and effort into their chosen sport.

EQUESTRIAN

Tarien Wentzel, a grade 10 learner, has been active on the equestrian front. She competed in the Eastern Cape Equestrian Youth Championships in East London and achieved the following results : 1st in 90cm Welcome Stakes Jumping and 2nd in 90cm A2 Jumping as well as in 90cm Accumulator. In Equitation 90cm they were awarded as the Eastern Cape Junior Novice Champions.

At the SANESA Annual Prize Giving for the Border region Tarien walked away with a multitude of awards. She was awarded 2nd highest overall score on multiple horses and 2nd place on behalf of Queenstown Girls’ High School for Dressage, Show Jumping, Showing and Equitation. Riding Sefanja Maximus she was awarded 2nd place in Equitation, Show Jumping and Working Riding and 3rd place in Performance Riding and Working Hunter. Riding Hurricane Attack she was awarded 3rd place in Performance Riding. Tarien was also awarded 3rd place for the highest overall score per horse/rider combination. Congratulations go to her for her dedication and commitment to her sport.