Games – Christmas 1916

CRICKET:

July 1st Fawcett beat Sarum on 1st innings by 13 runs.
Sarum: J. Carter 29 runs, V. Leys 15, D. Fanner 10.
Fawcett: M. Holmes 27, J. Chapman 18, U. Armitage 11.
St Margaret’s beat School by 19 runs.
St. Margaret’s: D. Harvey Jones 17, H. Capel 17 and 32, H. Toms 11.
School: C. Mackworth 19, D. Collier 11, P. George 12; C. Fletcher 16.
Nelson beat New Forest by 93 runs.
New Forest: M. Sinclair 28 runs.
Nelson: 0. Tregelles 30, G. Taylor 19, M. Chalcroft 2.5, M. Eppstein 20, N. Northeroft 19, P. Seal 10.
July 13th Fawcett beat New Forest by 239 runs on 1st innings.
Fawcett: P. Clarke 146, D. Hinsman 31, J. Chapman 30, M. Holmes 22.
New Forest: K. Still 11, J. Dennison 11.
School beat Sarum by 11 runs.
School: H. Elam 15, P. George 15, C. Fletcher 10, D. Collier 12, N. Clive Smith 10.
Nelson beat St. Margaret’s by 55 runs.
Nelson: G. Taylor 26, S. Wotton 17 and 10.
St. Margaret’s: H. Elworthy 16.

Nelson won all their Matches and therefore the Cup. Their fielding was very good. Fawcett came in a good second, and had the two Houses met it would have been an even match.

Phyllis Clarke (Fawcett) won the Running Cup with an average of 53 runs. Other good averages were M. Holmes (Fawcett) 25, who made consistently good scores. D. Collier (School) 26, G. Taylor (Nelson) 19.

The result of the matches was as follows:
­Nelson won 4 matches.
Fawcett won 3
School won 2
St. Margaret’s won 2
New Forest  won 1
Sarum won 0

Throwing Competition:
Senior winner, Eleanor Lea 57yds. 2ft. 13ins.
Junior winner, May Ashford 44yds. 1ft.

AUTUMN TERM

LACROSSE. We have begun our season without many of our best players, and we are missing them very much.

The new Captains are,
School: Eva. Hudson.
Sarum: Dorothy Turner.
St. Margaret’s: Hilda Elworthy
Nelson: Nancy Northcroft.
Fawcett: Nora Randall.
New Forest: Madge Glynn.

In the 1st round of the Lacrosse Tournament School beat New Forest by 6 goals to 5, Sarum beat St. Margaret’s by 9 goals to 3, Fawcett beat Nelson by 5 goals to 3. On the whole these matches were quite good. The teams played together and seemed to realise that strength lies in combination, and we hope for still greater improve­ment as the matches continue.

You cannot expect to play well until you can use your crosse properly, and thoroughly understand the game.

MILDRED P. WESTLAKE.

SUMMER TERM, 1916

TENNIS. The Cup was won by School, who won 4 rounds. Fawcett was a very close second, Sarum 2 rounds, possibly 3, Nelson and St. Margaret’s 2 rounds, New Forest 1 round.

The 2nd Sixes:
Fawcett won 4 rounds.
Sarum won 3
St. Margaret’s won 3
Nelson won 3
School won2
New Forest won 0

The Staff Match v, the Godolphin produced far better games than last year.

Staff Six.                                                   Godolphin Six.

Miss Pinckney                                           H. Elam
Miss C. Ashford                                        E. Hudson
Mr. Douglas                                                 Y. Leys
Miss Westlake                                           V. Leys
Miss Parson                                                 H. Capel
Mrs. Hewson                                              0. Treaelles

9 matches to 0 matches.

The match was much better than the score indicates as, although the Staff were very short of practice, they had very strong additions to their team in Mr. E. Douglas and in Mrs. Hewson.. The Godolphin did extremely well in winning a set off Mrs. Hewson and Miss Parson in three cases. The match began at 2.15 but did not finish till nearly six o’clock, owing to rather long intervals for tea and rest, and to the two long matches which ran into three sets and vantage games.

The American Tournament, divided into four divisions, were won by :-­

1st Division M. Sim – P Clarke
2nd J. Hinxman – H. Phillimore
3rd M. Thursby – M. Sinclair
4th J G. Farnfield – M. Figgis.

The Championship was won by E. Hudson after some very close matches with H. Elam in the semi-final 2-6, 6-2, 6-1, and in the final against Vera Leys. These two matches produced the best tennis that has been played so far by the School. I hope now the whole School has realized that good style will take anybody to the top of the School far quicker and far more easily than a self-taught bad style can ever do. Vera Leys, at the age of 14 could hardly have been in the final unless she had, from the beginning, always tried to play in the correct way.

The Second Sixteen Championship was won very easily by Mabel Sim, who only lost six games during her easy progress through her four matches. Another instance of the triumph of an easy graceful style over every other sort of style.

VIOLET M. PINCKNEY.

Games – Summer 1916

SPRING TERM – LACROSSE – The House Tournament resulted in a draw. Nelson and Fawcett both scored 21 goals, which was considerably higher than any other House. They share the Cup.

THE RESULT OF THE KNOCK-OUT TOURNAMENT
February 12th – St. Margaret’s beat New Forest by 5 goals to 4.
Nelson beat School House by 10 goals to 1.
February 19th – St. Margaret’s beat Sarum by 3 goals to 1.
Nelson and Fawcett drew 4 goals all.
February 22nd – Nelson and Fawcett drew 1 goal all.
March 14th – Fawcett beat Nelson by 4 goals to 3.
All three matches were very even, and both teams deserved to win.
March 17th – Fawcett beat St. Margaret’s by 6 goals to nil.

SUMMER TERM – CRICKET
May 27th – Nelson beat School by 26 runs.
New Forest beat Sarum by 32 runs.
Fawcett beat St. Margaret’s by 51 runs,
June 10th – St. Margaret’s beat New Forest by 81 runs.
School beat Fawcett by 2 wickets and 32 runs.
Nelson beat Sarum by 117 runs.

M. P. WESTLAKE

LAWN TENNIS – The results of the Lawn Tennis will be in the Autumn
Magazine.

V. PINCKNEY

Games – Christmas 1915

SUMMER TERM:

  1. Adams won the Senior Throwing Competition, and gave her prize (the price of a cricket ball) to the Red Cross Fund.
  2. J. Adams 59yds. 2 ft. 8 ins.
  3. D. Harvey Jones 57 yds. 2ft.
  4. Eppstein won the Junior Competition, and gave her prize to the S.P.G.
  5. M. Eppstein 48 yds. 2ft. 8ins.

 AUTUMN TERM:

The Lacrosse Tournament began on October 30th.

There are five rounds, and 75 per cent. of the number of girls in each House must play in the matches.

Fawcett beat St. Margaret’s by 8 goals to 1. They had a considerably stronger team in the field, and pressed most of the time. H. Toms was excellent in goal for St. Margaret’s, or the score would have been higher.

Nelson beat School by 6 goals to 2.

School House combined well, and D. Collier was good, also C. Mackworth in goal.

New Forest beat Sarum by 4 goals to 3. This was a poor game, Sarum particularly were weak.

November 6th – New Forest and St. Margaret’s drew 3 goals all. Both teams played the game though there were weak spots.

Nelson beat Sarum by 10 goals to 2. Nelson attack got through easily, as Sarum defence was not strong enough to hold them.

Fawcett beat School by 5 goals to 2. This was quite a good game, and the score describes it well, as Fawcett pressed slightly more. School House attack play very well together. Fawcett always play a good team game.

November 20th – Nelson beat New Forest by 6 goals to 1.

Nelson had a stronger team in the field, and their attack was too strong for New Forest defence, which was so slow in getting rid of the ball.

St. Margaret’s v. School drew 5 goals all, though School pressed mostly. St. Margaret’s defence was good.

Fawcett beat Sarum by 5 goals to nil. They pressed much more, and played well together. Sarum’s weakness was in lack of combination, not in individual strength, as there is good material to work on. D. Hinxman was particularly good for Fawcett.

On the whole the matches have been good, and every House should be able to put a good team in the field next term. The goalkeepers are good, especially S. Yorke, H. Toms, C. Mackworth, and E. Bartrum. The others save well, but do not clear far enough away, or accurately enough.

Sarum and Nelson are weakest in combined play, but both have good individual players. Fawcett and School combine well, which is particularly successful in School House attack. Fawcett defence is very supporting. St. Margaret’s and New Forest both play the game, but weak points allow opponents to break up the combination. St. Margaret’s defence is good.

MILDRED P. WESTLAKE.

Games

Spring Term 1915

LACROSSE – February 20th – Sarum beat Nelson by 4 goals to 3.

Sarum’s defence was very good, especially H. Williams. Nelson did not combine very well; the intention was there, but the capacity seemed to be lacking. The teams were well matched, but Sarum played a better game.

St. Margaret’s beat School House by 9 goals to 4. At full strength St. Margaret’s is the better team, but School House in this match were considerably weakened by substitutes. A. Foljambe was particularly good.

February 27th – Sarum beat New Forest by 7 goals to 2. New Forest played most pluckily with many substitutes. O. Batchelor was good in defence and M. Godley in attack. D. Wilson is a great support in Sarum’s defence.

St. Margaret’s beat Fawcett by 5 goals to 2. This was a good game. Fawcett played well together and continually pressed, but failed in shooting. St. Margaret’s combination was weakened by substitutes. H. Elworthy was good for St. Margaret’s, and Fawcett’s attack and defence wings were good.

March 6th – St. Margaret’s, beat Sarum in the Finals by 7 goals to 2. It was a hard-fought game, but the better team won. Sarum was weak in attack, chiefly owing to substitutes. G. Rigden was the best. St. Margaret’s played well together, but their strength is in their attack. The defences depend too much on crowding.

On the whole the matches were good, and the Houses at full strength would have been fairly even.