Sporting Highlights – Friday 8 March 2024

Swimming news
The swimming County Championships took place last week with Bianca S-A, Alessio Ma, Bethany K and Isaac B competing. Bianca won 5 Junior championship titles and medalled in almost all 15 events she entered. Bethany and Alessio having both moved into seniors found the going challenging but battled on. Out of all 16 Sussex clubs Lancing College finished 5th overall, with a staggering 63 medals won. The girls won the Junior Girls' Championship shield outright, a fantastic achievement! 

All swimmers will be in action again at the Super School Swimming League finals next Friday at K2 Crawley and we wish them the best of luck.

Hockey News 
The 1st XI played Eastbourne and Bede's last week. Two excellent performances with plenty of goals as the Lancing side managed  a 10-0 win against Eastbourne and a 7-2 victory over Bede's. MVPs from both games were Charlie F, Felix B, Will P, Cal N, Zac A J and Harry S. 

The U15As also played Eastbourne and Bede's and replicated the 1st XI’s positive results with a 4-0 Win vs Eastbourne and a 3-1 win vs Bede's. MVPs were awarded to Alex G, Joe J and Gethin W. 

Our U15B, U14A and U14B all faced off against Eastbourne on Saturday, showcasing some excellent hockey, all coming out victorious with the same 1-0 winning scoreline. MVPs for these games were Francis R, William S, Alex G, Logan B and Ron B.

Netball News
Last week the U14As and U15As travelled to Hurst for the annual Sussex Independent Schools Netball Association (SISNA) tournament. Highlights of the afternoon in the most horrendous conditions were wins against Christ's Hospital, Burgess Hill, Bede’s and Eastbourne. There were some outstanding performances by all throughout the day, however MVPs go to Mollie T and Sophia W.

A busy weekend for the Netball Club against Worth. An impressive performance from the 2s saw an 34-26 win. MVPs were awarded to Chloe W, Eva B and Ava S and a very well done to both Sienna R and Sasha F playing up from the 3rds.

Our U15As continued their success with a 25-16 win. A very impressive score as they had previously lost to Worth at the beginning on the term. MVPs were awarded to Freya T and coaches MVPs go to Sophia W and Grace H.

The U15Bs had another fantastic win at 28-5. Exceptional finish for the U15Bs. MVPs awarded to Anika M and Molly M.

The U14As ended their season with a 12-3 win. MVPs awarded to Lily S and Kaylee B.

Golf News
The Golf team won their first match of the season last Thursday against Hurst playing in atrocious conditions. George G was the MVP scoring 20 points in just 9 holes off full handicap, with Felix B and Conor H also contributing well to out-score their opponents, winning 41 points to 32.