SCHOOL SPORTS: Bolton School dominates netball tournament
BOLTON School’s Under-12s, U14s, U15s and U16s netball teams were all winners at the Bolton Schools Netball League Finals at the Leverhulme Pavilion.
The top two teams from each half of the league played in a crossover semi-final and final.
With each half of the league consisting of eight teams, the five Bolton School teams had already proved their quality just by earning their places in the finals.
The u12s team came up against Turton in the semi-final and won 3-0 before going on to beat Thornleigh 18-2.
Thornleigh also played in the u13s semi-final against the Bolton School team. It was an even game which finished 2-2 at the end of normal time.
After a further two minutes of play the scores were still tied, at 3-3, so the result had to be decided by a golden goal. With all the goals scored in line with the team that took the centre pass, Thornleigh won the toss resulting in them scoring first.
The u14s team dominted the final against Turton which they won 17-4 and in the u15s competition, the girls beat Thornleigh in the semi-final to earn a second game against St James’ which they won by a huge 22-0 scoreline.
Bolton’s u16s also emerged triumphant, winning their semi-final against Rivington and Blackrod High School 12-0 before beating Turton 12-3 in the final.
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