VHS Sport Updates – On Tuesday, 13 September 2016, our cricket boys’ first team travelled to Piet Retief to play against the champions of Mpumalanga: Piet Retief High School. They batted first and scored 102 runs against VHS. We won the game with 9 wickets. Well played boys.
VHS 1st girl’s cricket team also played a match against Piet Retief, the defending Mpumalanga champions, which they unfortunately lost. Piet Retief batted first posting 167 runs in their 20 runs with VHS being bowled out while trying to chase this target. The best performance came from S Hibbert who was the top scorer for VHS.
Our tennis team played against Dundee High on 16 September 2016 and won 11 : 2. We are extremely proud of this team as they generally play excellent tennis. Well done!
Cara Klingenberg has been selected to represent the KZN team and will represent VHS at the national championships.
Our soccer teams also played against Dundee High on Thursday, 15 September 2016. The first team boys score was a 0 – 0 draw so the game was decided with penalties where we won by 5 goals to 2. The boys’ second team won 4 – 2 and the girls’ team lost 2 – 0.
Well played first team!
TENNIS, CRICKET AND SOCCER-GOING STRONG!
The following players participated in the NKZN B team tournament at Hillcrest Curro High School on Saturday, 3 September 2016.
U/19 Karl Kohlmeyer and Nicole Muhl
U/15 Kirsten Hellberg, Kyle Meyer and Jens Eckhardt
On Friday, 9 September 2016, VHS played tennis against Sarel Cilliers high School. VHS won 16 : 2! Well played VHS!
The first boys’ cricket team played against Dundee High School Tuesday, 6 September 2016 at Cecil Emmett. DHS batted first and posted 98 for 9. The best bowler of the match was Z Holiday with 4 wickets. VHS then batted and made the total with 3 overs to spare and 2 wickets in hand. The best batsmen were K Meier and D Klynsmith. VHS won the game by 2 wickets. The first team would like to thank their sponsors thus far: Mr D Dedekind from ‘Total Select’ for the playing clothes and Mr P Friend from ‘Vryheid Meat Masters’ for supplying us with warm-up kits. Your generous donations and support of our team is greatly appreciated.
Girls’ Cricket – VHS hosted a girl’s cricket festival on Saturday, 10 September 2016, with our girls playing very well. Our girls’ team played 4 matches winning against Newcastle by 24 runs, Empangeni by 6 runs and the ‘Vipers’ by 34 runs. They lost against Ferrum by only 7 wickets. Winning 3 out of 4 matches is good cricket! They also gained valuable experience. We would like to thank our sponsors: ‘Ritchie Ford’, ‘Sizabonke’, ‘Glasfit’ and Mr J van Vuuren. This team also played against Newcastle High earlier in the week, beating them by 28 runs. Well done VHS cricket girls!
Soccer: The first team boys played against Landbou High on Wednesday, 7 September 2016. We drew 1 – 1! The second team also played and the game ended in a 3 – 2 defeat for VHS. The girls’ team also lost 5 – 2.
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