2018 School Games Finals Results!
Posted: Sun, 08 Jul 2018 15:12
Queen Margaret's School in Escrick ,York played host to the North Yorkshire School Games County Finals today (Sunday 8th July 2018).
Competitors had taken part in local and district qualifying tournaments throughout the school year in order to take part in this prestigious event and in total 600 pupils competed in 8 sports, assisted by 100 young leaders who volunteered from colleges from the county.
BBC Gymnastics commentator, GB Olympian and double Commonwealth Champion Gymnast Craig Heap welcomed all the parents, spectators and competitors to the games, and was on hand all day giving inspirational speeches in the marquee, as well as dishing out medals, signing autographs, and even having a flip off with medal design competition winner Isabella Welford!
There was hot competition throughout the day, matching the roasting hot weather!
Congratulations to everyone who took part - reaching the finals in itself was no mean feat in itself - thousands and thousands of pupils took part, and only a small percentage made it this far!
Winners were crowned in following sports:
Dodgeball - 1st - Skipton Academy, 2nd - Archbishop Holgate's School
Hockey - Year 3/4 - 1st St Marys (York), 2nd - Sowerby (Hambleton), 3rd - South Milford (Selby)
Girls Football - 1st - St Oswalds (York), 2nd - Willow Tree (Harrogate), 3rd - Huntington (York)
Netball High 5's - 1st - Aspin Park (Harrogate), 2nd - Hutton Rudby (Hambleton), 3rd - Wigginton School (York)
Tri-Golf - 1st - Lakeside, 2nd - Robert Wilkinson, 3rd - Pannal
Primary Panathlon - 1st - Hob Moor Oaks (York/Selby), 2nd - The Forest Harrogate, 3rd - The Dales (Hambleton)
Rugby MegaFest - 1st - Robert Wilkinson (York), 2nd - Settle (Craven), 3rd - Osbaldwick (York)
Tennis - Year 3/4 - 1st - Archbishop of York C of E (York), 2nd - Riccal (Selby), 3rd - St Martins (Scarborough)
Hockey (Small Schools) - 1st - St Benedict's (Ryedale and Whitby), 2nd - Great Smeaton (Hambleton), 3rd - Scotton Lingerfield (Harrogate)
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