Sporting Life - April 2022

Sporting Life - April 2022

Sporting Life – April 2022

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School Sport Shout Outs!

State Swimming – Congratulations to the following students who represented South Coast School Sport and placed in the top 3 at States:

  • Tribeca Lui (13yrs) – 13yrs 50m Freestyle – 1st, 100m Butterfly – 1st, 50m Backstroke – 1st, 100m Freestyle – 1st, 100m Backstroke -2nd, 200m Individual Medley -2nd
  • Holly Warn (13yrs) – 50m MC Backstroke – 1st, 100m MC Freestyle – 1st, 100m MC Backstroke – 1st, 50m MC Breaststroke – 2nd, 50m MC Freestyle – 3rd, 50m MC Butterfly – 3rd, 200m MC Individual Medley – 3rd
  • Sara McCarthy (14yrs) – 50m Butterfly – 3rd
  • Isabella Lee (17yrs) – 50m Backstroke – 2nd, 100m Freestyle – 2nd, 50m Freestyle –3rd
  • Ava Brickley (18yrs) – 200m Backstroke – 2nd, 100m Backstroke – 2nd

District Touch – Congratulations to Meg Backus who made the 12years Hinterland District team and competed for a spot in the South Coast team.

 Sherilee Ramsay Memorial Basketball game – Friday 25 March 2022

Open v Ramsay Family Ramsay Family Ramsay – Emma Pinkerton

Opens – Eva Pinkerton

Ramsay – Emma Ramsey

Opens – Kenina Murtagh

Senior A v Rising Stars  

Senior A

Senior A – Makayli Wright

Rising Stars – Charne Louw

Senior A – Maeka Free

Rising Stars – Chanelle Crowe


Our basketball community was brought together on Friday night for the annual Ramsey Memorial game celebrating Old Girl Sherilee. Our Rising Stars team put up a good fight against our Senior As and the Opens were defeated by the Ramsay family in the last game of the night – a special one as Liliana and Eva both played against family members! It was a great night to enjoy the food and watch the games, so special shoutouts to any girls who didn’t play but still came along to support.

Basketball Captain – Jaime Strydom

Autumn Fixtures Round 4- Basketball

Open St Aidan’s STH defeated STA 57-23 Lana Theaker Olivia Marshall
Senior A BYE
10A St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 31-25 Aileen Hu Judy Zhang
9A rescheduled
8A St Aidan’s STH defeated STA 34-8 Jasmine Hu Zoe Baird
7A St Aidan’s STH defeated STA 79-11 Abigail D’Intini Gypsy Sherratt

The basketball girls had an outstanding round with 3 out of 4 wins! Starting with 7As and 10As, the girls set up the rest of the school for a great attitude for the second round for the night with Opens and 8As finishing off the night. Our Opens team won 55-22. A win you could say was earnt by the cheers of the crowd. It was lovely to see the encouragement of all spectators, especially the boarders who made the special effort to come down and watch their friends.

Basketball Captain – Jaime Strydom

Autumn Fixtures Round 4 – Football

Open St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 3-1 Eliza Savala Saskia Billson
Intermediates BSHS2 BSHS2 defeated STH 3-2 Poppy Mitchell Stella Waller
Juniors St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 6-2 Charlotte Wormald Katie Carrigan

Football Captain – Isabel Lee

Autumn Fixtures Round 4 – Touch

Open St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 17-3 Holly Bertwistle Cilla Monie
Senior A St Aidan’s STH defeated STA 7-1 Emma Stapleton Charlie-Rose Mills
Senior B BGGS2 STH defeated BGGS2 6-3 Lucy Corish Amy Symons
10A St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 7-1 Piper Holtsbaum Alex Wright
10B St Aidan’s STH defeated STA 8-1 Lucy Holt Jane Henning
9A rescheduled
9B rescheduled
8A St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 16-0
7A St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 15-0 Isla Hawkins Bonnie Urban
7B St Aidan’s STA defeated STH 7-0 Lahni Nolan Sophia Stone


It was a tough round last week with many challenges for our teams against St Aidan’s. Although we didn’t come away with the results we hoped for, our Senior As, Senior Bs, and 10 Bs fought to get the win. Special thanks to all the families and girls who came to watch for our first home game of the season, and a big shout out to Mr Young for coming down and capturing the girls in action. Looking forward to this week’s home game against Brisbane Girls Grammar.

Touch Captains – Kayla McMah & Jaye Radel

Artistic Gymnastics

QGSSSA Artistic Gymnastics Competition was held last term, Tuesday 29 March. St Hilda’s girls competed so well this year with D grade and A grade coming away with 4th place, Year 7’s and B grade both with 5th place, and C grade placing an amazing 1stWe had special guest, Commonwealth Games competitor Georgia Goodwin, come to watch the Opens and A Grade competition. We were lucky enough to get a photo with her.

I am so proud of every girl who was part of our St Hilda’s team. Well done and congratulations on a successful season girls.

Club & Non-School Sport Shout Outs!

Toowoomba Rugby XV’s Tournament – congratulations to Sydney Prendergast-Burtenshaw who competed over the holidays as 1 of only 3 females in this tournament. Sydney’s team placed runner up in the A division. Well done, Syd!

* Gold Coast Swimming Championships – Congratulations to Lili Baumann who achieved a National Qualifying time in the 400m Freestyle. Well done, Lili!

* Tennis Tournaments – Congratulations to Elise Virr who competed in a number of Tennis tournaments over the break with some great results:

Noosa – Quarter finals singles & semifinals doubles

Gold Coast Development – 3rd singles & runner up doubles

KDV Junior Slam – Joint winner final match tied (rain abandoned match)

Ashley Cooper Open Championship – singles tier 1 winner & doubles semi finals

Next up is the Nationals tournament in Canberra – Best of luck and well done, Elise!

GC Triathlon – Congratulations to Alexia Abela who placed third on Sunday 3 April – Well done, Alexia!

National Indigenous Basketball Tournament – Congratulations to Willa Hack who was recently selected to represent Queensland South in the National Indigenous Basketball Tournament. Trials were held across Australia earlier this year, only open to Indigenous Australian children aged under 15 years old, with teams then selected to represent eight different regions from around Australia to compete in the three-day tournament. Willa’s team, Queensland South won the gold medal. Well done, Willa!

The St Hilda’s Sport Team regularly gets school sport results and achievement. The Sport Team loves to be kept up to date with our girl’s achievements across a wide range of club and non-school sports. Please email with any sporting news that we can recognise and celebrate!

For all enquiries relating to Middle/Senior Sport at St Hilda’s please email and ensure that you have downloaded the isthildas app for all our sporting notices.

Mel Lilley
Director of Sport and Coaching

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