14 October 2019

U10A Girls’ Hockey v Solihull School (A)

Result: 8-0

Player of the Match: Claire Happ for superb control of the ball and putting herself in excellent defensive positions.

The girls were challenged by the extreme weather conditions, which didn’t dampen their efforts. In the first half, we carried the ball into contact too often, and didn’t keep close control of the ball into space. However in the second half with change of player positions and more composure, the game really opened up. 7 goals were scored in the second half with a mix of scorers. A highlight being Lara Wilcox, carrying into a great position on the right baseline and pulling the ball back for a waiting Lucie Evans to tap the ball in. Much improved focus from a challenging tournament on the weekend.

Mr Harrison

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15 October 2019

U9A Girls’ Hockey v King’s Hawford (H)

Result: 8-1

Scorers: Anusha (3), Li (3), Susie (2)

Player of the Match: Beatrice S

These girls are growing in confidence and continue on their unbeaten run. We took the advantage from the start welcoming Elaine to the team who pressed from the front. Beatrice held her position well and continually won the ball and distributed to Nush, Susie and Li who used their skills to drive forwards and keep the pressure on King’s Hawford. After scoring 5 goals in the first half and King’s rarely getting into our half I again gave the team individual separate challenges before being able to score. It was great to watch how each child was rising to their challenge and the girls pushing themselves to develop. During this period King’s did have 1 shot at goal which Evangeline duly saved and Lois remained steadfast when winning the ball and carrying it forwards. Another good performance for all of them being asked to do things out of their comfort zone.

Mrs Bennett

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15 October 2019

U9B Girls’ Hockey v King’s Hawford (H)

Result: 3-2

Player of the Match: Rosa Lester

A great afternoon of hockey; the girls enjoyed playing on the full astro and are learning to spread out, pass the ball and use the space. Blue Coat were definitely more eager for the ball, quick to pick up the loose pass and get back and make the tackle. In attack we are beginning to trust our team mates, pass out wide and move into the D into a good scoring position.

Miss Crews

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15 October 2019

U9A Rugby v King Henry VIII School (H)

Result:  BCS 7 – KH III 2

Player of the Match: Vivek Ratti

Despite the score line suggesting a one sided game this was far from an easy win. King Henry’s were able to maintain pressure and keep possession of the ball for a long period of time. Despite this, BCS line speed and aggressive tackling kept King Henry’s in their half and at times forced them backwards. BCS were able to break the gain line with strong running and two hands on the ball. At times, we were able to pass before the tackle, a target which was given to them during performance squad. A disciplined and convincing win.

Mr Melia

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15 October 2019

U9B Rugby v King Henry VIII School (H)

Result: BCS 6 – KH VIII 8

Player of the Match: Ethan Graves

The game was free flowing from the beginning with both sides having a runner who was able to evade, dodge and power forward to score multiple tries. Ours being Ethan Graves who took some excellent lines, breaking the King Henry defence. Our stumbling block came with defence, not forming a strong line, creating gaps for the opposition to exploit and having that confidence to engage in the tackle. We looked our best when passes were made before contact and with fluency, top hands being Gregory Hackett and Aarya Yallappa.

Mr Harrison

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15 October 2019

U9C Rugby v King Henry VIII School (H)

Result: BCS 60 – 10 KH VIII

Player of the Match: Jonty Scurlock – one of the best performances I have ever seen in a BCS shirt!

The performance of the U9 C team showed what depth we have in Year 4 boys. In fact I’m not sure I’ve ever seen such a dominant display, to the extent we ended the game playing 8 v 10. The greatest compliment you can pay any sportsman is that the effort they put in was amazing and to a man they were brilliant. I could name all of the players for their excellent displays but one boy put in the type of performance rarely seen. He hunted the opposition down and tackled them beautifully before getting up and doing it again and again until they dropped the ball and he was there to pick it up and score time and time again. Jonty Scurlock had the type of game we normally can only dream of, well played young man!

Mr Protherough