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Melton & Belvoir and Blaby & Harborough claim victories at the KS4 School Games Volleyball Finals!

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:00

Melton & Belvoir and Blaby & Harborough claim victories at the KS4 School Games Volleyball Finals!

On the 11th and 18th March the KS4 School Games Volleyball Super-Series Final took place at Rushey Mead Academy. Both nights were action-filled with some great blocks and passes from both teams over the course of the two evenings. 15 teams attended in total over both finals, however it was Welland Park Academy that stormed their matches to secure the first win for Blaby & Harborough, with Melton & Belvoir (Priory Belvoir Academy) in 2nd and West Leicester (Fullhurst CC) in 3rd.

In KS4 Girls final Priory Belvoir lifted the trophy for Melton & Belvoir, North Charnwood (Castle Donington) came 2nd and West Leicester (Fullhurst CC) in 3rd position.

The Spirit of the Games winners (KS4 Girls) 'North West Leicester' and (KS4 Boys) 'Melton & Belvoir' demonstrated each of the core values of the School Games and more.. by showing great sportsmanship and compassion towards their opponents.

Results KS4 Girls Volleyball

Winners: Melton & Belvoir - Priory Belvoir Academy

2nd Place: North Charnwood - Castle Donnington College

3rd Place: North West Leicestershire - Ashby School

4th Place: West Leicester - Fullhurst CC

5th Place: Blaby & Harborough - Kibworth School

6th Place: South Charnwood - Cedars Academy

Spirit of the Games: North West Leicestershire

Results KS4 Boys Volleyball

Winners: Blaby & Harborough - Welland Park Academy

2nd Place: Melton & Belvoir - Priory Belvoir Academy

3rd Place: West Leicester - Lancaster Academy

4th Place: North West Leicestershire - Ashby School

5th Place: Hinckley & Bosworth - Hinckley Academy

6th Place: East Leicester - Hamilton Academy

7th Place: North Charnwood - Castle Donington College

8th Place: South Charnwood - Cedars Academy

Spirit of the Games: Melton & Belvoir

A special thanks to Rushey Mead Academy for the support, facilities and equipment on the day. Well done to all teams making it this far.

The photographs from the School Games Super-Series Finals are available to view on our Facebook page. Make sure to keep up with all the action over the coming months through our Twitter - @LR_Sport, Instagram - @lr_sport_ and Snapchat - lr_sport using #LRSchoolGames.

The Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games, now in its sixth year, is part of the national 'School Games Programme'. It aims to keep competitive sport at the heart of schools and provide more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best. It is open to all young people aged 6-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds from every school across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

More information: https://www.lrsport.org/schoolgames

Melton & Belvoir and Blaby & Harborough claim victories at the KS4 School Games Volleyball Finals!

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