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Around The School News – Monday 18 February 2019

TENNIS RESULTS

  • GHS Top 5 / QC Top 5 vs Hangklip : won mixed doubles 5 – 0
  • GHS vs Hudson Park : won singles 6 – 0, won doubles 3 – 0
  • GHS vs Aliwal North : won singles 3 – 1, won doubles 2 – 0

CHRIS HANI MEGA DISTRICTS MEETING IN CRADOCK

A number of athletes competed in the Chris Hani Mega Districts Meeting in Cradock and obtained the following results :

1ST PLACES
u/19 Carin Goodman High Jump (1,35m)
u/17 Sibulele Ngculu 400m H (1:20.04), 100m H (11.70)
u/15 Amy Styles 300m H (55.10), 100m (13.34)
u/14 Yanela Jaggers High Jump (1,23m)
2ND PLACES
u/19 Gugu Maqina Shot Put (8,25m)
u/14 Marquerite van Eeden 300m H (1:00.22), 90m H (19.98)
u/14 Hayley van Schoor High Jump (1,19m)
3RD PLACES
u/17 Anje Strydom Shot Put (9,85m)
u/15 Amy Styles 400m (1:06.80)
u/14 Awonke Jonga Shot Put (8,86m)
4TH PLACES
u/19 Lindi-Lois de Wet Discus (19,40m)
u/17 Anje Styrdom Discus (21,30m)
u/14 Hayley van Schoor Long Jump (3,87m)
5TH PLACES
u/19 Carin Goodman Long Jump (4,27m)
u/19 Gugu Maqina Discus (18,20m)
u/19 Khululiwe Vilakazi 400m (1:11.91)
6TH PLACES
u/14 Yonwaba Magam Shot Put (6,82m)

SQUASH DAVE HODGSON TOURNAMENT

The 1st Squash team participated in the Dave Hodgson Squash Tournament in Grahamstown. Girls’ High School won against Collegiate, DSG, Grahamstown Invitational and Kingswood 6 – 0 and they lost to Clarendon 2 – 4. Well done to Monique da Cruz, Kirsten Lyons, Teagan Roux, Tyla-Mae Roux, Courtney Stone and Zintle Yaka.

MERRIFIELD MILE

Mrs Nicole Shone, Mrs Lauren du Preez and 19 swimmers participated in the Merrifield Mile at the Wriggleswade Dam outside Stutterheim. The swim is 1600m and has a time limit of 1h15min. All the swimmers completed the swim and thoroughly enjoyed the outing.

VALENTINES DEBATES

The Annual Valentine’s Debates against Queen’s College was hosted by Queen’s College and was once again a huge success!

Grade 8 Motion THBT Mothers Should Stay at Home and Look After Their Children which GHS won with Justine Kaba voted Best Speaker
Grade 9 Motion THBT Online Dating is a Blessing which resulted in a draw
Grade 10 Motion TH Embraces the Culture of Arranged Marriages which GHS lost with Aiswarya Matthew voted Best Speaker
Grade 11 Motion THW Censor the Internet which GHS lost with Anita Mgaleli voted Best Speaker