Sporting Life - 20 September 2018

Sporting Life - 20 September 2018

Sporting Life – 20 September 2018

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Winter Fixtures

Hockey

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 5 SPLC LOSS 8-1 Ava van der Kwast Niamh Hayden
Junior A BYE

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 6 MBC LOSS 13-0 Lacey Beyers Sarah Bourke
Junior A 6 MBC LOSS 13-0 Holly Smith Halle Mudimu

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 7 IGGS LOSS 14-2 Keely Whittaker Ruby McDonald
Junior A 7 IGGS LOSS 7-0 Ava Reynolds Holly Smith

Both the Junior and Open teams fought hard at Saturday’s games against Ipswich Girls’ Grammar. In their first game, the Junior team managed to get many opportunities in the attacking circle. A big thank you to Olivia for volunteering to be goalie and saving many hard goals! The Open girls also managed to get into the attacking circle which resulted in 2 very good goals. We are very proud of how well both teams have played and the improvement shown by each player.

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 8 CC LOSS 9-0 Rachel Gadd Niamh Hayden
Junior A 8 CC LOSS 4-0 Halle Mudimu Holly Smith

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 9 ST A LOSS 4-1 Ava van der Kwast Ruby McDonald
Junior A 9 ST A LOSS 10-0 Lucy Corish Olivia Knoesen

The weekend saw the last games for both the Opens and Junior hockey teams at different venues. We are confident that the Juniors played their best throughout their game. The Open’s game was a lot of fun and, while not resulting in a win, we managed to score a goal and stayed positive until the final whistle. Both teams have displayed determination and positivity throughout the season.

Hockey Co Captains: Rachel Gadd & Niamh Hayden

Netball

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 5 SPLC LOSS 58-34 Ava Alderson Isabella Briggs
Senior A 5 SPLC LOSS 44-25 Lily Sutcliffe Ailsa Hurford
Senior B 5 SPLC LOSS 41-24 Meg Johnstone Savannah Parsons
10A 5 SPLC LOSS 34-26 Bridget Caskey Sasha Ingall
9B 5 SPLC LOSS 67-25 Abbey Cole Claudia Nickel
8B 5 SPLC LOSS 42-16 Tahlia Dowthwaite Lexus Wade
7A 5 SPLC LOSS 45-16 Jessica Jolly Indiana Sheehan
7B 5 SPLC LOSS 43-9 Chloe Cummings Maggie Caskey
7C 5 SPLC WIN 28-11 Olivia Walker Ally-Jeanes Grant

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 6 MBC LOSS 58-15 Ava Alderson Georgia Schmidt
Senior A 6 MBC LOSS 60-23 Emma Kelly Tara-Rois McNamara
Senior B 6 MBC WIN 36-27 Grace Flynn Grace Flynn
10A 6 MBC LOSS 48-32 Anna Lythgo Ciara Wall
9B 6 MBC LOSS 43-9 Eliana Gault Ivy Jurisch
8B 6 MBC LOSS 35-14 Hannah Green
7A 6 MBC WIN 34-15 Cyra Bender Lucia Gray
7B 6 MBC LOSS 17-15 Indiana Sheehan Natasha Korff
7C 6 MBC WIN 20-13 Ally Jeanes-Grant Ally Jeanes-Grant

We had a really good round of games this weekend against Moreton Bay College with three big wins. Congratulations to all the girls for their hard work throughout the season. It is wonderful to see the netball spirit alive and well, and we can’t wait to see how everyone goes next weekend with another home game.

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 7 IGGS LOSS 58-13 Ava Alderson Finn Jeffries
Senior A 7 IGGS LOSS 40-25 Tara-Rois McNamara Ailsa Hurford
Senior B 7 IGGS LOSS 33-28 Imogen Renwick Macy Shields
10A 7 IGGS WIN 43-28 Paige Miller Bridget Casket
9B 7 IGGS LOSS 39-25 Eliana Gault Charlotte McGregor
8B 7 IGGS LOSS 55-33 Tahlia Dowthwaite Caitlin Yeh
7A 7 IGGS LOSS 28-20 Gemma Goldie Lucia Gray
7B 7 IGGS LOSS 35-17 Emily Holz Coralie Bradnam
7C 7 IGGS WIN 48-1 Ally Jeanes-Grant Meg Mactaggart

This weekend we played against Ipswich Girls’ Grammar and it was a very competitive round with the 10s and 7Cs winning their games. Best wishes for next week’s games and keep working hard at training.

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 8 CC Finn Jeffries Ava Alderson
Senior A 8 CC BYE
Senior B 8 CC GAME WASHED OUT Macy Shields Grace Flynn
10A 8 CC BYE
9B 8 CC GAME WASHED OUT Claudia Nickel Katie Richards
8B 8 CC GAME WASHED OUT Tahlia Dowthwaite Hannah Green
7A 8 CC GAME WASHED OUT Gemma Goldie Jessica Jolly
7B 8 CC BYE
7C 8 CC GAME WASHED OUT Amber Hurley Sienna Thompson

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 9 ST A LOSS 62-56 Finn Jeffries Grace Murphy
Senior A 9 ST A WIN 42-29 Lily Sutcliffe Tara-Rois McNamara
Senior B BYE
10A 9 ST A WIN 44-37 Bridget Caskey Rosemary Jackson
9B 9 ST A WIN 31-25 Eliana Gault Ivy Jurisich
8B 9 ST A LOSS 20-15 Caitlin Yeh Hannah Green
7A 9 ST A WIN 25-23 Cyra Bender Lucia Gray
7B 9 ST A WIN 17-14 Indiana Sheehan Kate Worboys
7C BYE

The last round of games was really competitive and successful with our 7A, 7B, 9B, 10A and Senior A teams winning their games. The Opens had a really close game losing by only 6 goals, the closest margin they have had in 5 years against St Aidan’s. We are both so proud of all the girls this season and wish all the girls the best for next year. We look forward to seeing the sport flourish and continue to grow.

Netball Co Captains: Hanna Shrubshall & Kylie Vial

Tennis

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 5 SPLC LOSS 34-15 Dayna Whiteley-Hall Lucia McCarthy
Senior A 5 SPLC LOSS 36-17
Senior B 5 SPLC LOSS 36-0
Junior A 5 SPLC WIN 37-16 Charlotte Baker Tasha Sheppard
Junior B 5 SPLC WIN 36-2
Junior C 5 SPLC

Round 5 saw the girls heading up to Brisbane for a battle against St Peters. The weather was more than perfect for the girls to go out and give it their best go. While colds and injuries wiped out a few players, Year 7 player Dayna Whiteley-Hall in the Opens team came away with an impressive win. The Opens and Senior ’s gave it their best shot with Lucia McCarthy playing a nail-biting set to win in the tie-breaker. As this round marked the halfway point in the season, it will be exciting to see how the girls will go in the coming weeks.

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 6 MBC LOSS 34-30 Dayna Whiteley-Hall Lillian Murphy
Senior A 6 MBC WIN 27-25
Senior B 6 MBC LOSS 29-23
Junior A 6 MBC DRAW 27-27 Tasha Sheppard Grace Cowley
Junior B 6 MBC WIN 35-19
Junior C 6 MBC WIN 34-21

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 7 IGGS WIN 36-15 Katherine Song Lucia McCarthy
Senior A 7 IGGS WIN 29-17
Senior B 7 IGGS WIN 36-0
Junior A 7 IGGS WIN 34-10 Ava Cowley Olivia Norman
Junior B 7 IGGS Win 36-7
Junior C 7 IGGS WIN 36-0

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 9 ST A LOSS 36-10 Lucia McCarthy
Senior A 9 ST A LOSS 29-27
Senior B 9 ST A LOSS 28-27
Junior A 9 ST A LOSS 8-21 Katya Ewing Tasha Sheppard
Junior B 9 ST A WIN 26-17
Junior C 9 ST A WIN 36-2

Tennis Co Captains: Joyce Tsu & Danielle Scott

Volleyball

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 5 SPLC LOSS 3-0 Rin Sugiyama Sharna Ingram
Senior A 5 SPLC LOSS 3-0 Ruth Kawale Ruby Walkinshaw
10A 5 SPLC LOSS 3-0 Emily Elliott Emily Elliott
9A 5 SPLC LOSS 3-0 Nyah Bollinger Jemima Robertson
8A 5 SPLC LOSS 3-0 Chloe Towne Zarli Dickinson
7A 5 SPLC LOSS 3-0 Maeka Free Amelie van Twest

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 6 MBC LOSS 3-1 Emma-May Ellis Luna Priestley
Senior A 6 MBC LOSS 2-1 Ruth Kawale Ruby Walkinshaw
10A 6 MBC WIN 3-0 Carmen Jansen van Vuuren Lillian Dell
9A 6 MBC WIN 2-1 Jemima Powell Nyah Bollinger
8A 6 MBC LOSS 3-0 Caitlin Wood Chloe Towne
7A 6 MBC LOSS 2-1 Georgia Thomson Mia Otto

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 7 IGGS WIN 3-2 Emma-May Ellis Emma Fanning
Senior A 7 IGGS LOSS 3-0 Sophie Pham Ruth Kawale
10A 7 IGGS WIN 3-0 Ali Rutherford Hilary Hon
9A 7 IGGS WIN 2-1 Jemima Robertson Julia O’Grady
8A 7 IGGS WIN 3-0 Tatiana Belapuna Chloe Towne
7A 7 IGGS LOSS 3-0 Ashleigh Foster Ashleigh Foster

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 8 CC LOSS 3-0 Luna Priestley Rin Sugiayama
Senior A 8 CC LOSS 2-1 Ruth Kawale Ruth Kawale
10A 8 CC WIN 3-0 Carmen Jansen van Vuuren Hilary Hon
9A 8 CC LOSS 3-0 Jasmin Cassematis Annabel Kitchin
8A 8 CC LOSS 2-1 Tatiana Belapuna Remi Long
7A 8 CC WIN 2-1 Georgia Thomson Georgia Thomson

 

TEAM ROUND OPPOSITION RESULT MVP MOST IMPROVED
Opens 9 ST A WIN 3-1 Luna Priestley Katrina Johnson
Senior A 9 ST A LOSS 3-0 Sophie Pham Ruth Kawale
10A 9 ST A WIN 3-0 Carmen Jansen van Vuuren Hilary Hon
9A 9 ST A LOSS 2-1 Madeline McClintock Annabelle Kitchin
8A 9 ST A LOSS 2-1 Tatiana Belapuna Samantha Butler
7A 9 ST A WIN 3-0 Amelie van Twest Edi Licciardi

 

Volleyball Co Captains: Luna Priestley and Emma-May Ellis

2018 QGSSSA Athletics

St Hilda’s had an exciting year in Cross Country, and Track & Field is shaping up to be just as good.

I started in the role of Director of Cross-Country and Athletics at the beginning of this school year and it has been genuinely hectic.  There is a great buzz, particularly in the Junior and Middle Schools and I can feel the culture growing day-by-day.

St Hilda’s took out the coveted Andrews Cup Athletics for the 5th straight year and, whilst we had some problems in the relays, we were ultimately stronger than past years in the individual track events.  We maintained our results in the field events, and this is an area where we can certainly improve in the future.  Our School placed top three in 86 of the 149 events on offer.

We have been working on providing more coaches for more events to prepare the girls well for the QGSSSA Athletics competition on Monday 15th October.  Some of our coaches have competed for Australia at World Junior (U20) Championships, and have coached multiple athletes to World Youth, World Junior, World Dwarf, World Down Syndrome, World Special Olympics, Commonwealth Youth, Paralympics, and World Para Athletics competitions.

I have coached an Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion and have been a Team Coach or Team Manager on Australian teams from 2008 to 2014.  This year I have been asked to travel to the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina as a Team Coach and I am thrilled.  However, this means I will actually miss out on our QGSSSA competition as I depart on September 29th, and don’t return to Australia until Friday 19th Oct.  Whilst I am terribly excited to be involved with the Australian Youth Olympic team, I will definitely miss the buzz, the noise, and the business of the QG Athletics.  My husband Peter Hannan will be the Head Coach on the day and all our coaches will be in attendance.

I have been working hard on the scheduling of all training sessions, the availability of all our coaches and the overall preparation of our team.  We are offering holiday training sessions at Griffith University Athletics track, and urge all possible team members to continue training throughout the two week, so they give themselves the best possible chance of being selected in the team, and the best possible chance of competing to the best of their ability on the day of QG.  I will also provide sample training sessions and relevant information for all girls who may be away, especially our boarders who have been very committed for the past few months.  I think our parents would be feeling the enthusiasm of the girls, and we are certainly aware of their desire to try new events and improve their skills.  One day we had sixteen girls doing hurdles! Just last Friday evening two of those girls competed in Steeplechase at the first day of the South Coast trials.

A genuine thank you to all of the parents doing those early morning wake-ups and drives to training.  A genuine thank you as well to all the Boarding House mothers who support our committed girls to get to training, get breakfast and get to school on time each day.

Director of Cross Country and Athletics – Mrs Sharon Hannan

QGSSSA ATHLETICS TRAINING SCHEDULE 2018

Training & Competition Schedule Term 3 & Term 4

Date Event Venue Time
Friday 7 September Javelin, High Jump, Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance, Shot Put, Discus St Hilda’s Oval

 

6.30am-7.30am
Monday 10 September

 

Javelin, Shot Put, Discus,

Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance

St Hilda’s Oval

 

6.30am-7.30am
Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th September

(No Wednesday morning training)

SOUTH COAST TRACK & FIELD REGIONAL TRIALS Griffith University Athletics Track 9am-3pm

Selected students only from District trials 6th & 7th  August

Friday 14 September Javelin, High Jump, Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance, Shot Put, Discus St Hilda’s Oval 6.30am-7.30am
Saturday 15 September

 

Nitro Schools Challenge Athletics Competition – Selected Students only UQ Athletics Track The University of Queensland St Lucia
Monday 17 September Javelin, Shot Put Discus,

Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance

St Hilda’s Oval 6.30am-7.30am
Wednesday 19 September Javelin, Shot Put, Discus, High Jump, Sprints & Hurdles, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance St Hilda’s Oval

 

6.30am-7.30am
Term 4

(Holiday Training Schedule)

 

 

HOLIDAY TRAINING is OPTIONAL, BUT RECOMMENDED

Day girls to provide their own transport to and from training if they wish to participate in the holiday training

 

Friday 28 September Javelin, High Jump, Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin Griffith University Track 7:30am to 9am

 

Monday 1 October Javelin, Shot Put, Discus,

Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance, Javelin, High Jump

Griffith University Track 7:30am to 9am

 

Wednesday 3 October

 

Javelin, Shot Put, Discus, High Jump, Sprints & Hurdles, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance Griffith University Track  7:30am to 9am

 

Thursday 4 October

 

Javelin, High Jump, Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance, Shot Put, Discus Griffith University Track 7:30am to 9am

 

Monday 8 October

(Student Free Day – no training)

 

QG Athletics Team will be selected and announced
Wednesday 10 October Javelin, Shot Put, Discus, High Jump, Sprints & Hurdles, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance Griffith University Track

 

6am departure from school bus stop (Cougal St) and bus will return at 7.45am
Friday 12 October

Team Breakfast & Training

Javelin, High Jump, Sprints, Long & Triple Jumps, Middle Distance, Shot Put, Discus St Hilda’s Oval 6.30am-7.30am
Friday 12 October TSS is hosting a GPS warm-up Meet at Griffith

(compulsory for the relay teams)

Griffith University Track

 

3.30pm departure from Cougal Street bus Stop.
Monday 15 October QGSSSA Athletics Championship QSAC Brisbane 6am departure from school bus stop (Cougal St)

5pm return to school bus stop

2018 Regional Athletics-Griffith University Athletics Track

After last month’s District Athletics Trials at Somerset College we had 29 girls qualify for the Regional Trials at Griffith University Athletics Track. Well done to the following girls who were selected to represented Hinterland this week; Cyra Bender, Jordan Bennett, Nyah Bollinger, Caitlin Boyle, Emma Chandler, Hannah Collins, Emily Cunington, Sasha Currie, Fern Deshon, Katya Ewing, Kate Hemming, Piper Holtsbaum, Harriett Irving, Mikayla Jervis, Julia Kater, Bristie Lathouras, Sierra Llewellyn, Sarah McCarthy, Analiese Murphy, Kenina Murtagh, Arrabella Oates, Sydney Prendergast-Burtenshaw, Harriett Richards, Ciara Robertson, Georgie Roper, Alexandra Rutherford, Dior Scholz and Keely Whittaker.

Selections for States in mid/late October in Cairns is still being finalized, but at this stage it looks like approximately 8 deserving girls will be making the trip north.

2018 Nitro Athletics School Challenge-UQ Athletics Track 15 September

This year St Hilda’s entered the first ever Nitro Athletics School Challenge where we finished a respectable 6th place in the final of the junior competition out of 14 schools, and 13th in the Intermediates division out of 19 schools. Well done to the following girls for making the trek (many after also competing at the final round of competition for winter fixtures) up to Brisbane and giving their all on the track and in the field. Thanks to Sharon & Peter Hannan and Kara Hawke for supporting, coaching and supervising the girls. Congratulations again to Cyra Bender, Nyah Bollinger, Caitlin Boyle, Isabella Briggs, Hannah Collins, Sofia Dakin, Katya Ewing, Kate Hemming, Harriett Irving, Vianca Jewaskiewitz, Sierra Llewellyn, Kenina Murtagh, Ciara Robertson, Alexandra Rutherford and Dior Scholz who participated.

2018 Australian Gymnastics Classic Competition Friday 14 September

Congratulations to Jessica Cleverly who had a really good competition at the Australian Classic on Friday. It was her very first competition at a Level 9 standard. She placed 2nd on Vault and 10th overall. This time last year she was competing at Level 6 – it just goes to show what can be achieved with lots of hard work! Well done, Jess!

2018 St Hilda’s Rowing a Season of Success

This year was our most successful year to date with 56 wins, twenty-four 2nd placings and fifteen 3rd placings across the 2018 season. It was wonderful to see so many supporters at the Head of the River event on Saturday 1 September where our school spirit was alive and well. A BIG thank you to our Director of Rowing Adam Harrison and all of our 2018 coaching team. To our RSG, thank you again for giving up countless hours ensuring that the girls are well looked after and fed! A great platform to build on for the 2019 season.

From the Rowing Captains:

The 2018 rowing season has been extraordinary, to say the least. In comparison to previous seasons, there were more wins than ever before. Head of River was held on the September 1 out at Wyaralong Dam. On the day some crews struggled with the challenging winds, but overall the regatta was very successful winning the Year 10 age group, as well as ending with second place in the Year 8 and Year 9 levels. While the senior crews were unable to get on the podium this year, their determination and love for the sport was an inspiration for everyone at the sheds, and all the upcoming rowers look up to them.

Overall, as a school, we came third in the Aggregate Cup and second in the percentage cup for 2018. This is a massive improvement and a great accomplishment for Adam Harrison and all the coaches as last year we came sixth in aggregate and third in percentage. We are beyond happy with the effort, love and determination that the girls have put in this year. The early mornings, the countless ergs and the many bus trips are what enabled us to achieve such amazing results. Rowing is a sport that requires a whole lot of energy and patience and it showed. Every single rower who got out on the water at HOR was ready and willing to give it their all.

While it is the girls who make up this sport, their parents and the support we get from everyone in rowing is what really helped us through the season. To Adam, the coaches, breakfast mums and the Rowing Support Group: although we don’t say it enough, the work you do for us is endlessly appreciated and thank you so much!  We hope you all enjoyed the season as much as we did and we hope to be able to come back and watch Head of the River next year and hopefully see that placing one higher!

Charlee Mitchell, Grace MacLeod, Amelia Connolly

The following girls will be competing at the 2018 State Rowing Championships in Rockhampton next weekend: Emma Chandler, Ruby Dalgliesh, Mia Harvey, Pippa Hemming, Jaz Ingall, Jemma Jansen van Vuuren, Alexie Jurkic, Isabel Lee, Makenzie Poole, Sienna Shen, Amelya Brooks, Olivia Cook, Grace Crowther, Tyeka Ferguson-O’Shea, Emily Knoesen, Charlie Milligan, Zoe Morison, Arrabella Oates, Emily Rice, Clementine Sweetland, Maggie Cameron, Sophie Coleman, Anna Eddy, Mikalya Jervis, Georgica McKinnon, Phoebe Noort, Jemima Powell, Sophie Rice. We won’t need to wish you luck as all of the training that you have put in across the season will have prepared you to dominate! Have a great trip and all the very best.

St Hilda’s Tennis

Last week Lucia McCarthy, Nadine Zielinska, Dayna Whitely-Hall and Lindsay Engelen had the amazing opportunity to travel to the Pure Tennis Academy at Griffith University Mt Gravatt and feature in a ‘Today Show’ segment about tennis. Thanks to Head Coach Nick Hughes and Kara Hawke for taking the girls to the event where St Hilda’s tennis got some great media attention!

2018 Equestrian Achievements

Congratulations to Paige Sinnamon on her recent Equestrian achievements. Paige and her horse Carlton Park Formality (Jimmy) were declared runner up in the Child’s Open Hack giving them a golden ticket to the National Show Horse and Rider Show at Werribee from the 29 Nov- 1 Dec. Only two Horse and rider combinations qualify for this show from each state. This is a mammoth achievement and we wish you all the best Paige!

2018 State Teams Swimming Championships-Canberra October 2018

We are delighted to announce that Year 8 student Lucinda McLeod has made the 2018 Queensland Swimming Team that will compete at the 2018 State Teams Championships in Canberra at the Australian Institute of Sport from Wednesday, 3 October to Friday, 5 October 2018.

Australian States and Territories go head-to-head in this annual, team-based competition, at the Australian Institute of Sport. We wish you well, Lulu!

2018 State Cheerleading

Congratulations to Grace and Charlie Brewster who competed at the State Cheerleading competition this past weekend. Both girls placed 2nd in their categories. Well done girls!

For all enquiries relating to Middle Senior Sport at St Hilda’s, please email sport@sthildas.qld.edu.au and ensure that you have downloaded the iStHildas app for all of our sporting notices. Our weekly QGSSSA Fixtures ‘Order of Play’ with relevant staff contact numbers are on the app should you need to get in contact with St Hilda’s School Venue Coordinators or the Head of Sport for urgent matters.

Jill Moore
Head of Sport

 

 

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