College 1st team water polo win at the Grey Quadrangular - St Andrew's College

College 1st team water polo win at the Grey Quadrangular

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College 1st team water polo win at the Grey Quadrangular

The U14A, U15A and 1st water polo teams headed to Grey High School in Port Elizabeth for their first matches of the new year, this past weekend. It was always going to be a tough facing Selborne, Grey High School and Paul Roos but the boys were up to the challenge.
The U14A team had only practiced for two weeks but came out firing against the more experienced Selborne outfit. After one chukka the game was evenly poised at 2 all. The teams traded goals but in the end it was Selborne we ran out deserved winners, beating the young St Andrew’s College boys 7-4. The U14s then went on to lose 12-4 to Grey and then lost a nail biter against Paul Roos 7-6. All in all, a great first outing for this team as they showed they have huge potential and will be a serious team to contend with in the future.

U15A team battled to find there rhythm this past weekend and seemed to make hard work of the easiest of tasks. The teams match rust was clearly exposed when losing 11-2 to Selborne. The team regathered before playing Grey and that matched started positively with the score at half time being 2 all. Unfortunately for the boys the wheels came off after that and the final score was 13-2.

The 1st team started their season against a fierce Selborne outfit, who had already won their first tournament the weekend before. The Blues started at a blistering pace, going into half time with a 3-1 lead. Selborne, never short of courage, fought back and then levelled the score at 5 all going into the last chukka. Selborne started the stronger of the teams won the match with a thrilling 7-6 margin. The Blues missed many opportunities in this game but they did not let this get them down. The St Andrew’s doggedness came out as they had to face Grey High School in front of a capacity Grey stand. The St Andrew’s College 1st team did not falter as the left the Grey 1st team in there dust, running out deserved winners 10-5.
The match against Paul Roos started off slowly but the team picked up steam and ended the Quadrangular with an emphatic 12-3 win.