Ashby are Dodgeball Champions at Spring Games
10 Apr 2017
Ashby School were crowned the dodgeball champions at this year's Spring Games at Loughborough Unviersity.
The school represented North West Leicestershire in dodgeball, boys' and girls' volleyball and mixed rowing.
The dodgeball team was out to avenge last year's defeat in the final. This year, they played more than 60 games of dodgeball, losing only one game and winning the tournament.
Team: Fin Kemp, Zac Warriner, Callum Pardoe, Harry Stewart, Logan Preston, Jacob Furnival, Tom Potter, Alex Atkins.
The rowing team got off to a fantastic start in the individual events and managed an overall fourth position out of the nine districts taking part.
Team: Mia Rawlings, Eleanor Wilde, Molly Crowley, Hannah Wright, Alex Ford, Sam Marsden, Jamie Wright, Aidan Jones.
The girls' volleyball team was unable to defend its title this year after winning it on the previous two years. The girls finished in a valiant third place overall.
Team: Olivia Ollson, India Concannon, Isobel Kane, Siyana Ivanova.
The boys' volleyball team came seventh overall but won the 'Spirit of the Games' awards for their fantastic support of the other teams and their enjoyment of the whoe experience.
Team: Mitch Collins, Harry Rogers, Alec Jones, Michael Burge.
A group of sports leaders from Ashby School also helped to run the wheelchair basketball competition.
The Spring Games was organised by Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sports. More than 800 students took part from across the county, representing 10 different districts.