The King's (The Cathedral) School

Peterborough

Sports Round-up w/c 02 December

Quite a mix of action this week

Peterborough Schools Cross Country

Lilly Davis won the Minor Girls race, whilst in the Minor Boys the first King’s pupils to finish was Leo Douglas (6th), closely followed by Ben Garfield (7th).

In the Junior races, Georgia Coram finished 2nd with Hattie Smith 5th for the Girls, and Felix Bowling 3rd in the Boys' race.

Poppy Lyons was the first King’s student to finish in the Inter Girls in 4th place, followed by Millie Pinguenet (5th) and Grace Niklasson (8th). In the Inter Boys' race Francis Buckle finished 5th.

The Senior races were dominated by King’s with all six of the Girls finishing in the top 10, Katie Tasker leading the way in 2nd, and in the Senior Boys Owen Wilkinson finished 1st with Sam Jarrett 3rd. Nathanel Guni Roberts also ran as a guest, finishing 2nd ahead of Sam.

Team Results:

Age Group 'A' Team 'B' Team
Year 7 Girls 2nd 5th
Year 7 Boys 2nd 7th
Year 8/9 Girls 1st 4th
Year 8/9 Boys 1st 6th
Year 10/11 Girls 2nd 3rd
Year 10/11 Boys 2nd 5th
Senior Girls 1st  
Senior Boys 1st  

A total of 38 students have qualified to represent Peterborough at the Cambridgeshire Schools event in January.

Hockey

On Monday the U16s played a fixture against Bourne Grammar School, a short fixture due to the pitch starting to freeze! However, it was a good match with the result being 0–0. Player of the Match was Katie Haddon.

Two further fixtures took place during the week. Our U14s played Thomas Deacon Academy, winning 2-0, with  both goals scored by Livvy Buchanan. Player of the Match was Georgia Coram.

The Senior Girls, meanwhile, played Hills Road Sixth Form College in a very close match, winning 1–0 thanks to Katie Tasker. Player of the Match was Tess Hoyland.

Basketball

U14 Team v The Peterborough School, won 19-6, with Dastgir Abid scoring 7 and Harry Pinguenet 6.

U16 Team v The Peterborough School, won 28-12, with Francis Antonio top scoring with 14 points.

Table Tennis

At the Peterborough Schools Table Tennis Tournament, King's took a clean sweep of medals.

The Year 7 Team (Freddie Muir, Lucas Moller-Green, Alex Moller-Green and Eshan Shah) were winners and therefore qualify for the country tournament.

In the U13 Doubles, the winners were Harry Pinguenet & Tom Oldaker, while Ollie Baldaro & Paul Ojelde came 3rd.

In the U16 Doubles, Oli Muir & Owen Walters won, and 2nd were Alistair Clark & Ed Cox.