Girls Basketball update
The KS3 girls basketball team continued their winning streak this week by winning all three of their games in the Central Collegiate KS3 Basketball tournament yesterday with all girls getting on the score sheet. It is a fantastic win. The girls are now looking forward to the Birmingham Games finals in February. It has been lovely to see the girls growing in confidence and there has been a remarkable improvement both offensively and defensively.
Well done to: Amaani (captain), Sumayyah, Laiba, Amna, Malaikah and Alaina from Year 9 and Renee and Yusra from Year 7.
We look forward to their next fixture.
This week the KS4 girls basketball team had their first fixture against Bartley Green and they were hoping to start their league with a win like the KS3 girls had previously. Although it was a long trip to get their the girls started with enthusiasm and drive holding off their opponents from scoring in the first quarter and working hard offensively; finishing with a score of 18 points to Bartley Green's 8. We look forward to our next match on Thursday against Shenley Academy.
It was many of the girls' first basketball match and they all played very well. Sabia, the captain of the girls team, was named player of the match. Well done to: Chaimaa, Amal, Maliha, Aliya, Sarah, Aisha, Hafsa, Iqra, Samaviya, Sabia and Aasha.
Update - The Year 11 girls basketball team had their second match of the season away against Shenley Academy. It was a very physical, low scoring game; only three baskets had been scored, all by us in the first three quarters. The girls played exceptionally well, holding off their team from scoring until the last quarter of the game but unfortunately, when the girls from Shenley played a full court press in the last quarter it was just too much on tired legs. Congratulations to Iqra and Aisha who were named the players of the match. We will now be taking a break on fixtures until the new year as the school assessment weeks begin.