All Saints RC School is celebrating after winning the York & Selby Rounders Tournament, held at Archbishop Holgate School on 20th June.
The ‘A’ Team scored an outstanding 8 rounders in their two group matches. A further Quarter Final success led to a tense Semi-Final against Bootham School. Consistent fielding from the All Saints girls resulted in a 6.5-4 victory and a place in the Final against Manor School.
Manor batted first with All Saints producing an excellent fielding performance, supported with precision throwing from deep field to restrict Manor to three rounders. Poppy Jarem led the All Saints response with a magnificent hit, sending the ball sailing over the deep fielders to send All Saints on their way with their first rounder. The impressive batting continued with the team producing some superb rounders to triumph 5.5-3. Further success came to the team with Poppy Jaram’s consistent display in both batting and fielding earning her the accolade of ‘Player of the Tournament’.
The ‘B’ Team drew 4-4 against the tournament hosts in their first game before succumbing to a defeat to Bootham ‘A’ Team in the second game.
Kelly Rhodes, Teacher I.C. of Girls’ P.E. said, “I am delighted with the performance of both teams. It is indicative of the school’s commitment to the delivery of a varied physical education programme and represents the students’ dedication and enjoyment of sport.”