Success in the girls football first rounds of English Schools.
The Under 13s came out victorious. after a 2-2 result AET, Droylsden went on to win 4-2 on penalties, with Mylee Dunbar taking and scoring the final penalty.
Under 12s came from 2-1 down with 2 outstanding free kicks from the opposition, to win with a 6-2 scoreline.
Molly Chadwick and Olivia Cunningham Clarke both scoring twice, and Annie Banks and Jessica Pass also adding to the tally.
Droylsden performed fantastically at the Tameside Athletics on Tuesday, where 15 schools participated in several athletics events. Droylsden girls finished 5th overall, with Junior Girls (y7 & 8) finishing 8th and Intermediate Girls (y9 & 10) finishing in 5th. Droylsden Boys finished 6th overall, with the Junior Boys finishing 10th and Intermediate Boys finishing 5th. There were several outstanding performances across the event, with Enduirance Arhunmwude, Priscilla Anyangbeso, Adia Agho and Daisy Wagstaff winning Bronze in relay, Marshall Fleet winning Gold in 1500m, Harriet Fleet winning Silver in 800m, Sam Otabor winning Bronze in 100m, Jude Smith winning Gold in high jump, Carlos Entwistle winning Bronze in long jump and Rose Taylor winning Gold in long jump.
The students performed excellently in the Quad Kids tournament at East Cheshire Harriers. They all performed in 4 activities 100m, 800m, vortex throw and long jump. 10 schools competed in the competition with the boys finishing in 3rd place and the girls winning the competition. The students that competed in the tournament were Olamide Awosanya, Bethany Mawocha, Mylee Dunbar, Lola Jones, Deborah Ajayi, Mateen Acheampong, Ryan Asamoah, Jamie Walker, Mamadou Samb, Noah Blemmings.
Year 7 girls football write up
The year 7 girls competed in a football tournament at Droylsden Academy. The girls performed excellently and were very unlucky to lose in the final to All Saints. On the road to the final, the year 7’s competed in a league, where they played Copley, Great Academy Ashton and All Saints. They beat Copley 4-0 with goals coming from Mylee, Grace (2) and Lola. The girls then played All Saints, where they won 3-0 with goals from Mylee (2) and Grace. In their final league match they played Great Academy Ashton, as they won 2-0 with both goals coming from Mylee. They then played All Saints in the final, losing 1-0 to an unfortunate goal.
The year 7 students that competed in the tournament were: Sophia Butler, Amelia Benson, Caitlyn Shaw, Lola Jones, Grace Connors, Mylee Dunbar, Jasmine Lockie & Kitty Parker.
Caitlin Skelly, Daisy Wagstaff, Rose Taylor, Ella Mares,
Ruby Wood, Lily Hall
Competed in the tournament at Alder CC on 3/05/23
The result were:
Droylsden 0-1 Denton
Droylsden 2-0 Alder
Droylsden 3-1 GAA
They came 2nd overall and Caitlin Skelly scored all 5 girls.
Well done ladies!
The indoor athletics semi-final
Both girls and boys competed fantastically at the semi-final indoor athletics tournaments at St Thomas More. They both finished second in the competition, as they advanced to the finals. In the final the girls finished in 3rd place, while the boys finished 4th. These students participated in the competition: Al Hassan Barrie, Anaya Littlewood, Brook Bowden, Emma Petrova, George Gemmal, Grace Connor, Jasmine Lockie, Mason Postill-Bowker, Zaine Metz, Mateen Acheapong, Lola Jones, Mamadou Samb, Mylee Dunbar, Noah Blemming, Olamide Awoysana.
There were 16 year 8 students that competed in the semi-final indoor athletics competition at St Thomas More. All students performed excellently, with the girls finishing 3rd and boys finishing 4th. The girls made it to the final competition at Hyde Community College, where they finished in 4th place. These students participated in the competition: Alex Wood, Alife Millington, Ava Stamper, Bobby Sherratt, Erin-Amelia Fray, Keith Evans, Lacey Nevins, Lilly Hall, Maddox Phythian, Mollie-Jean Wareham, Neide Barraso, Oliver Stott, Riley Brown, Sam Myerscough, Stephanie Sargola, Taali Alikmaa
The Year 8 development squad played in a football tournament at St Damians.
They played 3 games in the league, as they beat St Damians 1-0 (Harlow Robinson-Green), drew 0-0 against Alder and beat Copley 2-0 (Woody Darbyshire & OG). They then played in the final against Laurus, as they were unfortunate to lose 1-0. They finished 2nd out of 8 in the tournament.
The students were: