The first term of lunchtime inter-House sports saw two great competitions end with the staff team victorious in the Senior School division, while Altair took the Middle School title.
The staff had been unbeaten during the rounds phase of the tournament and were red-hot favourites against a Castor team that had just managed to sneak into the semi-finals at Altair’s expense. After overcoming Hydrus in their semi, the Castor boys played a great final and the scores were level at 17-17 with three minutes to play, but the skills of the staff team, (Mr Fidel, in particular) shone through as they narrowly snatched the win, 25-19.
The Middle School comp was also a tight affair, as two Houses remained undefeated until they played each other in the last game of the rounds phase. Hydrus defeated Altair by a single basket after extra time, but the two teams went on to clash again in the final. This time, Altair had the upper hand and ran out 24-19 winners.
It was a great effort from all the boys who played, and those who refereed and kept score should also be congratulated for helping to make it such an enjoyable competition this year.
Stewart Hannan, Inter-House Competitions Coordinator