Wednesday 15 March

U13s Win North Devon Tournament After Nail-Biting Final

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The U13 Netball team are North Devon champions after an extremely exciting and nail-biting final against Braunton Academy, where the teams could only be separated by a Golden Goal!

After comfortably winning their pool matches, with wins against Bideford College, Braunton Academy, Great Torrington School and Chulmleigh Community College, they came up against stiff opposition in the semi-finals, finally beating Holsworthy Community College 4-2, to go on to a rematch against Braunton in the final.  The squad showed a great deal of determination and composure as the teams were tied after full-time at 5-5.  Following extra time, the teams were still tied at 8-8.  To decide the tournament, a Golden Goal was brought into play.  With several turn-overs in play, the West Buckland girls kept their nerves and composure and finally clinched victory 9-8.

The B team played extremely well in beating Bideford College, Braunton Academy, Pilton Community College and Holsworthy Community College, but unfortunately lost their first match 2-3 to Park School who were the B competition winners.