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St Swithun's U13A Champions at West Rally Lacrosse

Published Wednesday 16th of March 2011 09:58:14 AM

On Saturday 12th March the U13 and U12 A St Swithun's Lacrosse teams travelled to Sherborne to compete in the West Rally, a tournament between all the lacrosse playing schools in Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Dorset and Gloucestershire.

The U13's started off strongly with convincing wins against Cheltenham and St. Mary's Calne, Wiltshire in the morning section and were placed in the Premiership Division for the afternoon. Their first afternoon match was against Godolphin, Salisbury, who had beaten them in the morning 1 - 2. The St. Swithun's side proved to be determined, and this time clinched a 3 � 1 victory. They also won against St. Bart's, Newbury 3 - 1 and Queen Anne's, Caversham 4 - 0. The match of the day was against Downe House, Thatcham and the team came back from a 0 - 1 deficit to win 2 - 1, crowning them the 2011 West Rally Champions. Player of the tournament goes to the entire team for their fantastic effort.

The U12's also did well, coming 2nd in their morning section with wins against St. Mary's Calne and St. Bart's. They were placed in the Premiership Division in the afternoon and had wins against Godolphin and Queen Anne's placing them 3rd overall behind Cheltenham and Downe House. Player of the tournament went to Allegra Whittome, age 12, from Lower Wield.




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