b'THE ELLESMERIAN 115NetballU13Summary of Results first-round opponents Rydal Penrhos, we managed to secure our Oswestry School- Won42first victory 9-7.Next up was Abbeygate, which proved to be a Shrewsbury High School - Drew66tough game against a very strong team with many club players. Wolverhampton Grammar School - Lost02Our flow through court was disrupted as the opposition made key Prestfelde - Lost27interceptions and saw the final score at a disappointing 1-13.The Bedstone College- Wonfinal game of the morning was against the hosts, Kings School, Wrekin College - Lost518Chester.A great match to finish on, the team managed to re-group Rydal Penrhos- Won97and regain control of the centre court together with some solid Abbeygate - Lost113circle defence.Final score was a pleasing 9-4. The Kings School, Chester - Won94 Moreton Hall - Won109By Tuesday 8thFebruary, the team were ready to face the might of Shrewsbury High School- Lost 423Moreton Hall. The the crowd were treated to a gripping 10-9 Oswestry School - Lost1624Ellesmere win, which was nothing less than the players Adcote - Won116deserved.A close but fiercely contested match with some Newcastle-under-Lyme - Lost223excellent passages of play combined with solid defence. Wolverhampton Grammar School- Lost911On 16thFebruary, the team played at the County Tournament. Theteam started slowly and lost their way against a well organised On Saturday 15thJanuary, Ellesmeres Year 8 girls were lookingPrestfelde team, losing 3-11.In the rounds that followed the team forward to playing Wrekin College but unfortunately went downstarted to better pass and move the ball through court to have 5-18.The team started well and the score line did not reallysome close games with pleasing results.Unfortunately, we seemed reflect the effort that Ellesmere put in. The teams work rate wasto run out of steam, in our final game and some poor decisions good and this led to lots of scoring opportunities but, sadly, themeant that the game slipped away; the draw cost us a place in the final shot just would not quite go in. The team began to tiresemi-finals.However, the afternoon afforded some excellent towards the end and this probably led to heads going down a bitperformances, great team spirit, and the opportunity to take away too soon. However, there were lots of positives to work on.with us some key points to work on for this enthusiastic squad.On Saturday 5thFebruary Kings School, Chester hosted theirCSD annual Quad Tournament.After an initial slow start against our'