Year 5 and 6 pupils from West Buckland School gave a good account of themselves in the North Devon Schools Tennis Tournament held at Tarka Tennis on Wednesday 21st June. Zak Allaway and Wilbur Guildford, both in Year 6, emerged was winners in the B competition with a victory over Caen Primary School after comfortably winning their pool round of matches and semi-final.
The C team competition saw Year 5 pupils Oli George and Henry Willes face several older pairings. Determination and good teamwork enabled them to progress to the semi-final where they recorded a win over players from Goodleigh Primary. They went on to face another pairing from Caen in the final, where after a closely fought contest they finished as Runners Up.
Competing in the A competition, Mimi Heath in Year 6 and Evie Ford, Year 5, did not make it to the final stages but won the majority of their matches and faced some of the best young players on the North Devon circuit.