Achievers of the Week
The 1st Team played in the St Anne’s National Tournament over the long weekend. They ended up winning the tournament. Well done!
The U15 Team played in the Collegiate National Tournament over the same weekend and won the bronze medal.
Well done to Alex Blatch who was selected to represent Central Gauteng at the National Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships which were held in Durban. Alex competed at level 9 which earned her full provincial colours. She came 2nd overall and medalled in each of the disciplines she competed in.
Congratulations to Claudia Dobson who competed in the Karate South Africa Potchefstroom League Championship 2019 and won the gold medal Team Kumite (Junior Female) and double bronze medals for Individual Kata and Individual Kumite (Junior Female).
Well done to the senior rowers on a great performance at the first regatta 2 weeks ago:
U16A quad came 2nd by 1 second in a nail biting finish - Brigitte Kappler, Jemma Antoncich, Grace Leech, Catherine McConnell, (cox) Amelia Raath
U16B quad (Same Race) came 4th - Electra Teichmann, Kelly Judelsohn, Katie Gouws, Malaika Sibanda, (cox) Carly Harrington
U16B event double came 4th - Zoe Mpofu, Amelia Raath
U16A event double - Brigitte Kappler and Grace Leech won a very convincing gold, Jemma Antoncich and Catherine McConnell fought for a well-earned bronze.
U16A four won a very convincing gold - Electra Teichmann, Kelly Judelsohn, Katie Gouws, Malaika Sibanda, (cox) Amelia Raath
U16A scull - Jenna Markgraaff won gold
3rd sculls: Emma Aitken won silver, Jessica Endenburg won Bronze
2nd doubles: Amy McNally and Jessica Endenburg came 4th
2nd quad – Rutendo Kawelenga, Mia Rogers, Mosh Khwinana, Dominique Dos Reis and cox Vuyo Mashinini won gold.
1st four- Rutendo Kawelenga, Mia Rogers, Mosh Khwinana, Dominique Dos Reis and cox Vuyo Mashinini won silver
1st pair- Dominique Dos Reis and Rutendo Kawelenga won Bronze after racing almost 100m further than they needed to due to steering complications
1st sculls: Shelby Schoeman won the event convincingly
1st double: Shelby Schoeman and Jenna Markgraaff won the event in a nail biting finish
In total the team won 6 gold medals, 3 silvers, 3 bronzes and got 3 fourth places.
Well done to the 4 riders who competed this past week in the Sanesa National Finals. Some of the results were as follows:
Piper Crow came 3rd in Level 5 Working Rider
Sarah Smith came 4th in Level 5 Pre Caprilli
Tshedza Matiwaza came 6th in Level 3 Handy Hunter
Erin Bastion came 7th is Level 5 Working Rider
Well done to the U14A, U15B and U16B squash teams on winning their sections of the league this year. They received their awards at the recent Gauteng Junior Squash Awards.
Congratulations to our Grade 12 drama students who were selected to perform in the National Eisteddfod last week. All 5 students received a Diploma level for their pieces, which is the highest level of 90% or above. Ngoyi Kalisilira and Thobile Mthimkhulu both performed monologues. Rae Attridge, Raquel Correia and Zoe-Blu Mottram performed movement pieces and received a diploma for both.