On Monday, 21 January 2019, 10 boys and 4 girls from Somerset College were involved in our annual tennis match against Dirkie Uys High School from Moorreesburg. The players who represented Somerset College in this closely contested clash were: Rebecca Brody (captain), Sharlene Chigariro, Julia Sloane, Sofie Schaefer, Jonathan van Druten (captain), Lennard Fauël, Alex Brody, Liam Watson, Michael Atkinson, Sean Irwin, Oliver Pritchett, Daniël Gräbe, Ben Conolly and Luke Potterton.
Tennis (Boys & Girls) results vs Dirkie Uys High School
After excellent victories by Rebecca Brody and Sharlene Chigariro in both their singles and doubles matches, the girls managed to draw their matches at 3-3.
The boys managed to win by 8 matches to 7. Lennard Fauël and Sean Irwin were especially impressive in their singles and doubles matches. In their doubles match, they were partnered by Jonathan van Druten and Michael Atkinson respectively.
Despite a good win by Lennard Fauël and Charlene Chigariro, our opponents proved to be too strong in the mixed doubles and we lost by one match to their three matches.
The final result: Dirkie Uys – 13 matches; Somerset College – 12 matches.