7 September 2017

Tennis report – Dirkie Uys Tennis Tournament

Somerset College participated in the annual Dirkie Uys Doubles and Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament which took place in Moorreesburg from Thursday 31 August to Saturday 2 September 2017.

The Somerset College team for this very competitive and excellently organised event comprised of:
Jacques Morris and Olivia Fauël (captain)
Jonathan van Druten and Rebecca Brody
Sam Henderson and Tegan O’Grady
Matthew Durie (captain) and Annalie Swanepoel
Alex Brody and Alex Dickson
Liam Watson and Alex Williams

There were 10 teams at the tournament and the College team eventually finished in 4th position after victories over an invitational team and Vredendal High School, but losses to Dirkie Uys, Drostdy and Hugenote.

The top 5 schools final results at the tournament were:
Durbanville High School
Hugenote High School (Wellington)
Dirkie Uys High School (Moorreesburg)
Somerset College
Drostdy Technical High School (Worcester)

Well done to Liam Watson and Alex Williams who were the only unbeaten combination in the Somerset College team.