Netball success for Cookstown High

Two Year 8 Netball Squads from Cookstown High School attended the Year 8 Cross Community Netball Tournament on Wednesday at the Torrent Centre in Donaghmore.

Friday, 15th March 2013, 7:48 am

Seven teams were involved in competition. All teams had to play in a round robin in which Cookstown A team finished top of the table with Cookstown B in second position.

This meant that both Cookstown teams had to play each other in the final. After an extremely tough and exciting match, Cookstown B squad emerged eventual winners beating the ‘A’s 3-1.

Well done to both teams for reaching the final, bringing home gold and silver medals.

Silver Medal A Team: Rebecca McKeown (c), Nicola Stewart, Alex Thom, Nicole Mitchell, Emma Crozier, Rebecca Davis, Erin Anderson, Joanne Sinclair, Megan Ferson

Gold Medal B Team: Megan Holdsworth, Anisha Doherty, Emma Arrell, Jordyn Carson, Hannah Mitchell, Rebekah Hill, Sarah Loughlin, Grace Crooks

Cookstown High School’s Minor Netball Squad also attended the Year 9 Cross Community Netball Tournament last Wednesday in entre inDonaghmore.

Ten teams were involved in the competition. Cookstown successfully won their section and beat Drumglass High their semi final.

They went on to play Fivemiletown College in the final. Cookstown put on a great display of netball and emerged victorious defeating Fivemiletown 4-2.

Squad: Sarah Hammond (c), Grace Carson, Ellie Parke, Chloe Marks, Amy McAdoo, Emma Jayne Taylor, Ellen Carmichael, Claudia Wylie, Hannah Lennox, Lisa Hopper, Carla Badger, Robin Dunn.