Sports update

SFX sports

7/8 Northside Football – Thursday 11 August

7/8 Girls team: Jade W, Siena D, Isabella P, Chloe O, Elisha C, Emma S, Anica P, Leila W, Bronte N, Tehya A, Lucija P, Jessamine A, Evelyn B, Maya M, Giorgia M, Holly C, Skyla L

Coach: Miss Vandenbrouke

Senior Coaches: Grace C & Vienna G

Congratulation to the 7/8 Girls Soccer Team who took out the Northside competition, winning 6-1 in the grand final. The girls kicked 23 goals throughout the day, while only conceded 1 goal. This is a tremendous achievement given they had not played as a team before. A special mention to our senior coaches Grace and Vienna.

After winning the Northside Gala day the Girls progressed to the ACT Finals. Here the top two teams from the South and the North battle it out for the ACT School’s premiership. Our girls made it through to the grand final beating Girls Grammar 4-1. Congratulation girls!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7/8 Boys team: Anthony M, Archer S, Finn P, Brooklyn M, Finnegan D, Samson S, Luka S, Hayden B, Liam M, Lucas D, Jigme C, Jack M, Sebastian M, Jack R, Dallas S, Angelino S

Coach: Mr Nolan

Senior Coaches: Xavier G & Mason R

The 7/8 Boys played with a lot of heart, enthusiasm and SFX spirit and it was great to see them come together as a team and improve as the day progressed. The boys came up against some strong competition in which they won some and lost some, unfortunately not making it through to the finals. The boys should however be very proud of their efforts across they day. A big thank you to our senior coaches Xavier and Mason for volunteering their time and giving back to junior sport at SFX.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northside Boys Oztag – Tuesday 16 August

7/8 Boys team: Hayden S, Tyler S, Brooklyn M, Samson S, Leonardo B, Chris A, Harrison C, Samuel J, Alex O, Benji D, Max G, Riley M, Darcy M

Coach: Mr Webster

Senior Coaches: Luke W & Joel M

The 7/8 Boys came up against some tough competition on the day, just missing out on finals. The boys played with great sportsmanship and enthusiasm and it was a great day out. A big thank you to our senior coaches Luke and Joel for all their help on the day, you did an amazing job.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/10 Boys team: Cooper B, Riley H, William C, Sam G, Riley C, Liam M, Antonio S, Cristian N, Cooper B, Kynan D, Peter S

Coach: Mr Duffy

Senior Coaches: Regan S & Tim M

Congratulations to the 9/10 Boys Oztag team who competed well throughout the day. It was pleasing to see the boys work together as a team, forming some lethal combinations. After the 5 games, the team finished with 3 wins and a draw which frustratingly meant they missed the finals by a single point! At times, the team displayed excellent skill and demonstrated what they were truly capable of but unfortunately some costly errors at crucial times prevented them from advancing to the finals. A huge thank you to the two Year 11 coaches Tim and Regan who did a fantastic job at the helm!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/10 Northside Football — Wednesday 17 August

9/10 Girls team: Etienne D, Taylor C, Sasha R, Belle P, Olivia M, Emily P, Neeve L, Sarah B, Ella W, Hayley C, Melanie R, Gwen H, Evie P, Claudia G, Sally K, Emily T

Coach: Miss Seeney

Senior Coaches: Ava J & Carys M

The 9/10 Girls soccer team faced very strong competition throughout the day and fought hard each game. High levels of determination and some great goals were on display, with the girls progressing to the semi-finals. After coming back with a late equaliser in the last minute of play, we eventually went down in a nail-biting penalty shootout. The girls demonstrated fantastic team spirit and sportsmanship and should be very proud of their efforts and achievements over the course of the day.

Special mention and thanks to senior coaches Ava and Carys for their expertise, enthusiasm, and encouragement over the course of the day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/10 Boys team: Tyler A, Zac C, Harry M, Lachlan B, Beau B, Dylan S, Jordan F, Liam D, Dare F, Tida Z, Paul S, Domenic S, Marcus A, Nick I, Isaiah Z

Coach: Mr Hall

Senior Coaches: Daniel F & Paddy D

The 9/10 Boys came up against some tough competition on the day, just missing out on finals. The boys played with great sportsmanship and enthusiasm, and it was a great day out. A big thank you to our senior coaches Daniel and Paddy for all their help on the day.

 

Northside Girls Netball – Friday 26 August

7/8 Girls team: Sophie K, Samsara R, Holly F, Isla B, Sophie P, Ruby S, Tulli H, Madeline H, Lucy L, Amelia T

Coach: Mrs Nutt

Senior Coaches: Tamika S & Cass M

The girls competed against many colleges and high schools from across Canberra throughout the day and remained undefeated to end up in the semifinals. They fought hard during the semifinals, just going down by two goals. They demonstrated excellent team spirit by supporting and encouraging each other. Congratulations to all involved and a big thanks to our senior coaches Tamika and Cassandra for their awesome coaching on the day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/10 Girls team: Haylee S, Mercy L, Samantha R, Ella P, Olivia M, Samantha D, Evie P, Gemma B, Callie W, Molly B, Haylee S, Mercy L, Samantha R, Ella P, Olivia M, Samantha D, Evie P, Gemma B, Callie W, Molly B

Coach: Mr Gibson

Senior Coaches: Holly N

On Friday 26 August, girls from Years 9 and 10 competed in the North Side girls Netball Gala Day. The team was full of experience, with a lot of the girls having played representative netball at some point in their short career. The girls had an amazing day out, winning all their round games convincingly. The morale and unity of the team was excellent, as when we had any issues on the court it was easily fixed by positive thinking and enjoyment of the game. Our semi-final was the highlight of the day, with SFX winning a thriller, thanks to a Molly goal on the buzzer.

Unfortunately, the girls went down to Merici in the final. However, motivation of a potential rematch in the ACT schools finals was in the mindset of the girls. A huge thank you to Holli for helping to support the girls on the day and any umpires or volunteers that made the day so successful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACT Mountain Bike Championships – Friday 26 August

SFX Squad: Jonty R, Asher N, Noah C, Nathan B, Sofia O, Beau S, Finn M, Lucas Q, Dimitri T, Brock S, Cooper M, Zach H, Koby M, Hayden S, Isaac M, Kasper S, Lachlan M, Connor P

Teacher in charge: Mrs Martin

What a great day out at Stromlo for the School MTB Championships. We had 19 kids and 6 teams competing for SFX against 49 schools from NSW, Victoria and ACT. Teams rode in relay around a 6km course for the juniors and 9km course for the college riders with the aim to ride as many laps as possible in 4 hours. All teams competed with enthusiasm—one junior team and the mixed senior team nearly made the podium coming in 5th place overall. It was a great day out for all. Special thanks goes out to the parents who stayed to help manage the riders coming in and out of the interchange area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community sports

NSW/ACT State Skipping Championships

Congratulations to Violet Nichols Year 8 who competed at the NSW/ACT State Skipping Championships the 13-14 of August. Violet participated in 12 events ranging from individual speed events to team freestyle. Violet was award 2nd overall for 13-year-old girls and placed in 11 events.

In September Violet is travelling to Darwin to compete in the National Skipping Championships with over 400 athletes coming together from all over Australia. Violet was also awarded a Local Sporting Champions grant receiving $700 to go towards travel costs to Darwin. We wish Violet all the best for the National Championships in September.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Sport Australia Swimming Championships

Congratulations to Amber Librando in Year 11 who recently competed at the School Sport Australia Swimming Championships in Brisbane. Amber had an extremely busy swim program competing in the following events. Here are her results (in the 17 & over age group).

  • 50 freestyle – 11th
  • 50 backstroke –7th
  • 50 breaststroke – 9th
  • 100 freestyle –8th
  • 100 backstroke – 7th
  • 100 breaststroke – 9th
  • 200 freestyle – 7th
  • 200 backstroke – 7th
  • 4×50 medley relay – 7th
  • 4×100 freestyle relay – 11th
  • 4×50 freestyle relay – 6th

What incredible accomplishments. Congratulations Amber on a tremendous national swim meet, you have done SFX extremely proud!

 

Share your achievements!

Here at SFX we have many students who compete at different levels throughout the year. We like to recognise students sporting achievements especially those who are being selected in representative teams in their chosen sports.

Please get in touch if you have any achievements you would like to share by sending an email to Grace.hammond@sfx.act.edu.au

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