Around The School News – Monday 28 October 2019
Tarien Wentzel, a Grade 10 learner, competed at the Settlers Equestrian Show in Grahamstown. Riding Sefanja Maximus, she obtained the following results : 1st place in Equitation and Welcome Stakes 90cm Jumping. She also won the Caltex Trophy, Reserve Junior Working Hunter in Working Hunter 90cm as well as Junior Novice Working Riding Champion in Working Riding.
Anje Strydom, a Grade 10 learner, competed in the Commonwealth Judo Championships 2019 in Birmingham, England.
She represented South Africa at this tournament. Anje spent 10 days in Pretoria preparing for the Championships and then travelled to England.
Anje ended up in 5th place overall in her weight category (the girls she fought were much heavier than her as her usual weight category is 63-70kg). She fought the 70kg up to 100kg weight. Commonwealth competition rankings end at 7th place so this is an outstanding result.
Our squash players competed in the 1st round of Border Squash rankings and achieved the following results :
- u/19 : Kirsten Lyons 1st, Tyla-Mae Roux 3rd, Courtney Stone 4th
- u/16 : Emma du Preez 3rd, Keagan Lottering 5th