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Hastings High School dominates county table tennis as they clinch U13s title

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:22

Hastings High School dominates county table tennis as they clinch U13s title

Six Schools took part in the U13 Boys Team Leicestershire Table Tennis Final on Tuesday 20th November at Knighton Park Table Tennis Club.

Hastings High School prove to be the dominant side in this year's Team Leicestershire season, with a 100% win record over its rivals across the county.

The finals featured Manor High School against the victors, who could have so easily nicked the title themselves, but it was Hastings who dug deep to win the crucial points to make all the difference. The final score finished 5-3, many of the games rallying up to 14-12 - a win by 2 clear straight points could only separate the sides apart.

Tim Smith from the Leicester-Shire & Rutland Schools Table Tennis Association quotes "It was the closest final he's have ever seen, and the teams were neck and neck all the way to the line". This shows just how much all teams have improved their game in what was a very entertaining game of table tennis to watch.

The next Team Leicestershire final to be played is the U13,16 and 18 Girls table tennis at Judgemeadow Community College on Thursday 29th November.

Final Positions – Under 16 Boys

Winners ~ Hastings High School

2nd Place ~ Manor High School

3rd Place ~ The Kibworth School

4th Place ~ Rawlins Academy

5th Place ~ Crown Hills Community College

6th Place ~ Belvoir Priory Academy


Results – Full results of each game are available here.

Photographs from the Team Leicestershire Finals are available to view on our Facebook Page.

Make sure to keep up with all the action over the coming months through our Twitter - @LR_Sport, Instagram - @lr_sport_ and Snapchat - lr_sport using #TeamLeicestershire.

Special thanks to hosts Knighton Park Table Tennis Club, Tim and Mike from Leicester-Shire Schools Table tennis Associations, all teachers for umpiring the games and parents for the amazing support on the night!

Team Leicestershire is theumbrella association for the traditional competitive school sport offer across Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland. It is open to every secondary school – both state and independent, and aims to ensure that as many young people as possible have the opportunity to participate in competitive school sport.

Hastings High School dominates county table tennis as they clinch U13s title

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