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Posted on: March 6th 2017

U12 Success in District Football

U12 district football runners ups

On Friday 3rd March Prep School boys took part in the U12 District Football Competition at Birchwood School in Bishop's Stortford.

Group matches:

  • v St Mary’s drew 0-0
  • v Joyce Frankland won 2-1 (Sam B, Mackenzie P)
  • v Hockerill won 1-0 (Edward S)

At the end of the group matches the boys were top of their group, and faced Leventhorpe in the semi-finals against Leventhorpe.  Edward S' goal put us in the lead but Leventhorpe equalised and after a period of extra time the scores were still level at 1-1 so the game was decided by a penalty shootout. We won the shootout 4-2, Harry M saving two penalties and our takers, Archie P, Mackenzie P, James G and Edward S all scoring their kicks.

In the final against a strong Boys High team we conceded midway through the game. With six seconds left Oscar Sewell scored a well taken equaliser to rescue the game and force another extra time. Unfortunately we ran out of steam and the Boys High scored two more goals.

Achieving runners-up place was not what we wanted but still represented a fantastic effort from the whole squad: Harry M, Sam B, Mackenzie P, Oscar S, James G, Freddie C, Edward S, Archie P

Well done!

Mr Herd,  Sports Coach