Somerset College played its annual tennis derby against Dirkie Uys High School from Moorreesburg on our courts on Monday afternoon. Due to the Cambridge examinations and a cricket fixture on the same day, Somerset College had to compete without some of their top players and we eventually lost this fixture by 12 matches to 18. We played singles, doubles and mixed doubles in this match.Well done to the following players for winning two of their three matches: Liam Watson, Annalie Swanepoel, Michael Atkinson, Alex Williams, Jessica McHugh and Yanti de…
The Somerset College boys’ second team beat the Parel Vallei third team by 6 matches to 0 in a league match on our courts on Friday afternoon. The players in this team were Liam Watson, Luke Potterton, Michael Atkinson and Sean Irwin.
Our 1st Girls’ Tennis team played a competitive match against the Rhenish High 2nd team and won the math by 4 matches to 2. Our team consisted of Rebecca Brody, Annalie Swanepoel, Tegan O’Grady and Alex Williams.
The following sports will continue as usual: Cricket – in the Indoor Centre Rowing – Rowing Centre and Elgin Water Polo – 1st team Boys at the pool Pilates – in the Boonzaaier Hall The following sports have been cancelled for this afternoon due to photographs and/or the weather: Water Polo – U14, U15 and 2nd team Boys Squash Athletics Tennis
On Friday afternoon, the Somerset College first boys’ Tennis team played their first league match in the 2017/2018 season. In this fixture Somerset College scored a convincing 6-0 victory over the Parel Vallei B team. The four players playing in the first team were: Jacques Morris, Jonathan van Druten, Matthew Durie (captain) and Alex Brody.