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West Leicester and Hinckley & Bosworth share glory in School Games table tennis

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:00

West Leicester and Hinckley & Bosworth share glory in School Games table tennis

Year 5/6 Girls & Boys Table Tennis School Games Levels 3 Super-Series Finals

On 21st November, table tennis was the first Level 3 Super Series Final of the 2018/19 season to get us underway! Featuring year 5/6 girls and boys at Knighton Park Table Tennis Club.

The girls got the day started as 9 teams played in two groups to determine the final play off matches. Hinckley & Bosworth vs. West Leicester was the final fixture for 1st and 2nd in both boys and girls finals, both teams taking pole position in each of their groups.

Hinckley & Bosworth and West Leicester however, settled for a winner's trophy each as Hinckley & Bosworth triumphed in the girls finals whereas West Leicester claimed the boys title.

Spirit of the Games winners, Oadby & Wigston (Girls) and Melton & Belvoir (Boys) were teams who demonstrated the core values: passion, self-belief, respect, honesty, teamwork and determination. Although neither team were the overall winners, their spirits should be appraised very highly.

A key highlight witnessed individuals cheering their own teams, showed great resilience even when they lost games, and went the extra mile by encouraging and complimenting opposing teams as they played their games.

Results: Table Tennis Year 5/6 Girls

1st: Hinckley & Bosworth - St Peters CoE Primary School

2nd: West Leicester - Avenue Primary School

3rd: Blaby & Harborough - Greenfield Primary School

4th: North Charnwood – St.Bartholomew's CoE Primary School

5th: North West Leicestershire - Hugglescote Primary School

6th: Rutland – Whissendine Primary School

7th: Oadby & Wigston - Brocks Hill Primary School

8th (Joint) Melton & Belvoir – Swallowdale Primary School

8th (Joint) ~ East Leicester – Merrydale Junior School

'Spirit of the Games' Award ~ Oadby & Wigston – Brocks Hill Primary School

Results: Table Tennis Year 5/6 Boys

1st ~ West Leicester - Avenue Primary School

2nd ~ Hinckley & Bosworth - St Peters CoE Primary School

3rd ~ Oadby & Wigston - Glen Hills Primary School

4th ~ Blaby & Harborough - Little Bowden School

5th ~ Melton & Belvoir - Bottesford CoE Primary School

6th ~ Rutland – St Mary's & St John's

7th ~ East Leicester – Merrydale Junior School

8th ~ North Charnwood – St.Bartholomew's CoE Primary School

9th ~ North West Leicestershire – Snarestone Primary School

'Spirit of the Games Award' ~ Melton & Belvoir - Bottesford CoE Primary School

Photographs from the School Games Level 3 Super Series 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.

The Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games, now in its seventh year, is part of the national 'School Games Programme'. It aims to keep competitive sport at the heart of schools and provide more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best. It is open to all young people aged 6-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds from every school across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Delivered locally by Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and the 10 School Sport & Physical Activity Networks (SSPANs), the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games provides schools with the opportunity to enhance their existing work in school sport and create a year-round calendar of competition for all students.

West Leicester and Hinckley & Bosworth share glory in School Games table tennis

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