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A summer of sporting success

Cricket

Well done to our cricketers who took part in the annual festival in first week of the holiday. Captain, Fergus D performed extremely well and it was great to see youngsters, Hamish N, Ross T, Angus K and Magnus M all stepping up to play senior cricket.

Equestrian

Congratulations to the following:

Millie W qualified for the Horse of the Year Show with Strathearn Pony Club. Millie is currently a member of the Scottish Mounted Games team who will ride in Ireland in October.

Steph C was 2nd at Pony Club Area 19 Eventing at Hopetoun House and member of the Scottish Open International Tetrathlon Team

Brook and Pebbles W both represented Scotland in the British Show jumping Inter-Academy National Championships. Pebbles was part of a junior team which won the Gold Medal (75cm fence height) and Brook’s senior team was 4th (115cm fences).

Individually Brook won the 3 star horse competition at Stoneleigh. She was also the runner up “Leading Rider” in 2 different classes at Blair Castle Horse Trials.

Amelia and Eliza E both represented Scotland in the Working Hunter Pony team where Amelia finished 2nd and Eliza was 5th. Amelia won the prestigious “Desert Orchid Working Hunter Pony of the year” involving 24 jumps at 115cm.

Rowan L won the U18 Eventing 100cm class at Glamis Castle

Tennis

Jed McM

  • Played for South of Scotland County Tennis team
  • Won U12 Singles at Scottish Junior Closed Championships
  • Runner Up at U12 Newlands Open & won the doubles with Nicholas
  • Reached semi-final at Tennis Europe event in Ireland and reached the final in doubles

Nicholas B

  • Played for North of Scotland county team and were undefeated
  • Runner Up at U12 Giffnock Junior Open
  • Winner East Lothian Open U12, defeating top seed in final
  • Won U12 Doubles at Newlands Open with Jed.
  • Won the Road to Wimbledon event therefore played on the grass courts of Wimbledon where he reached the quarter finals

Katie B

  • Won U16 Singles at Giffnock Junior Open
  • Won U18 consolation event at Ilkley Open

Marcus McL

  • Won mixed doubles at Newlands Junior Open & runner up in U18 boys doubles, 3rd in U16 singles.
  • Runner Up in Grade 3 Giffnock Junior Open, U16 Singles
  • Runner Up at East Lothian Open in U16 singles and Doubles winner

Lucas B

  • 3rd at Giffnock Junior Open, U9 Singles
  • North of Scotland U9 County team – winners at Country Cup

Alexander E

  • Won the U18 North Summer County Tour Event in Holcombe Brook
  • Won the Wigan U14 Grade 3 singles & doubles, came back from 5-1 down!
  • Winner Grade 3 U14 singles and doubles in Sunderland.

Ben C

  • Won U14 consolation event at Ilkley Open
  • Won U14 Singles North East Scotland Championships & won doubles
  • Won U14 singles RogyTour Forth Open

Tetrathlon

Pebbles W and Jacob H competed at a National Tetrathlon event in Richmond.

National Selection

Basketball Eva M played for Scotland U16 at European tournament – finished 3rd in Moldova

Anya M selected for U14 National Academy Squad

Athletics Sophie W selected for Schools International in Wales. She was youngest competitor and finished in an impressive 4th place in the final of the U17 300m.

Pentathlon Blake, Elliot & Jacob all selected for GB team to compete at Europeans in Germany and the World Champs in Budapest. At Europeans, Jacob 11th individual 3rd in relay, Elliot 15th and team bronze, Blake 7th and team gold.