b'THE ELLESMERIAN 111Netball1st VII Summary of Results County Tournament Oswestry School - Won64HAB Adams - Won64 Shrewsbury High School - Won118Thomas Telford- Won82 Bedstone College- Won133Newport Girls - Drew66 Wrekin College - CancelledShrewsbury High School - Won114 Morton Hall- Won284Semi-Final v Wrekin College - Lost 311Rydal Penrhos- Cancelled Newcastle-under-Lyme School - Lost2126On Wednesday 3rdNovember, the 1stteam gave an excellent Shrewsbury High School - Won2113team performance in a really tough County Tournament Wrekin College- Lost230competition. Oswestry School - Drew2323 Wrekin College - CancelledWe built our group stage success on solid defensive performances The Kings School, Chester - Won149and through court play.We looked dominant in defence but at Newcastle-under-Lyme School - Lost1425times just snapped at the final ball in the shooting circle.However, Wolverhampton Grammar School - Lost912we always upped our game in the second half performances and NSSAA Tournament Joint Championscame second in the group to earn our semi-final place.This wasalways going to be a tough challenge for us, with the majority of the Wrekin College team being Severn Stars Academy A fantastic morning of Netball at the Oswestry Schoolplayers.The Ellesmere team struggled with physical pressure and, Tournament, showing promise for the season to follow.The firstalthough we fought all the way, it was unfortunately not our day.A round against Oswestry set the bar high and the team had to pullgreat afternoon with passionate players. together to ensure this win.The following two rounds proved less demanding, but nonetheless both were physically demandingOn Saturday 12thFebruary, despite once again having a depleted games, during which all players stepped up to the mark.Beingteam due to illness, the players put on a fantastic display of crowned Tournament winners was a great way to start the term,teamwork played against Shrewsbury High School.The defence was solid and created many opportunities, dominating the through court and providing shooting opportunities which were not wasted.An excellent performance throughout.'