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Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:18

Hinckley & Bosworth Claim Double Victories at the Year 7 & 8 Sportshall Athletics Final!

Year 7/8 Boys & Girls Sportshall Athletics

On Tuesday 2nd April, 21 schools across nine different districts competed in the School Games Year 7 & 8 Boys/Girls Sportshall Athletics Final. There was some great sportsmanship and team spirit shown by all the teams spurring each other on during the afternoon!

After some very close relays Hinckley and Bosworth (St Martins CVA) efforts claimed the Year 7 Girls victory, with Rutland the Year 7 Runners-up and Oadby & Wigston taking third place. Hinckley & Bosworth (St Martins CVA) then took their second win of the afternoon in the Year 7 Boys competition, with East Leicester in second place (St Pauls) and Blaby & Harborough (Brockington College in third place. In the Year 8 girls final it was West Leicester who claimed the victory with, Rutland (Catmose College) in second place and Melton (Priory Belvour Academy) in third place. Oadby and Wigston (Wigston Academy) were the champions in the Year 8 Boys Final, with Hinckley and Bosworth (St Martins CVA) in second place and South Charnwood taking third.

Thew winners of the Spirit of the Games trophy for demonstrating most the value of: passion, self-belief, respect, honesty, teamwork and determination, were North West Leicestershire for the Year 7 Girls, Oadby & Wigston for the Year 7 Boys, Rutland for the Year 8 Girls and Boys.

Results: Year 7/8 Sportshall Athletics

Year 7 Boys

Winners: Hinckley & Bosworth ( St Martins CVA)

2nd Place: East Leicester (St Pauls)

3rd Place: Blaby & Harborough (Brockington College)

Year 7 Girls

Winner: Hinckley & Bosworth (St Martins CVA)

2nd Place: Rutland (Catmose College)

3rd Place: Oadby & Wigston (Gartree)

Year 8 Boys

Winners: Oadby & Wigston (Wigston Academy)

2nd Place: Hinckley & Bosworth (St Martins CVA)

3rd Place: South Charnwood (Cedar's Academy)

Year 8 Girls

Winners: East Leicester (St Pauls)

2nd Place: Rutland (Catmose College)

3rd Place: Melton (Priory Belvoir Academy)

Photographs from the School Games Level 3 Super Series Finals are available to view on our Facebook Page.

Make sure to keep up with all the action over the coming months through our Twitter -@LR_Sport, Instagram - @lr_sport_ and Snapchat - lr_sport using #LRSchoolGames

The Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games, now in its seventh year, is part of the national 'School Games Programme'. It aims to keep competitive sport at the heart of schools and provide more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best. It is open to all young people aged 6-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds from every school across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Delivered locally by Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and the 10 School Sport & Physical Activity Networks (SSPANs), the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games provides schools with the opportunity to enhance their existing work in school sport and create a year-round calendar of competition for all students.

More information: http://www.lrsport.org/schoolgames

Hinckley & Bosworth Claim Double Victories at the Year 7 & 8 Sportshall Athletics Final!

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