Queen’s CollegeCricket v Cambridge High School 2nd XI (away): Queen’s 77 all out, Cambridge 78/1. Queen’s lost by 9 wickets. U15A (away): Queen’s 270 all out (Anele Helesi 70, Philela Pinana 60, Abulele Smayile 45), Cambridge 153 all out (Luyolo Mpinda 4/27, Anda Duda 3/38, Nathan Wolff 2/32). Queen’s won by 117 runs. U14A (home): Queen’s 343 all out (Lwazi Sogiba 72, Sihlalo Benge 54, Jason Russell 50, Don Koshy 50). Cambridge 108 all out (Liyema Mgwigwi 4/27, Lihle Sizani 3/20). Queen’s won by 234 runs.
Athletics, Cradock Top 10: 29 athletes competed in the annual Cradock Top 10 athletics meeting on Saturday. It was bigger and more challenging this year with schools from as far as Cape Town. The boys gave a good account of themselves with the following getting into the top 3: Enrique Oranje 3rd high jump, Singalakha Skweyiya 3rd 110m Hurdles, Seth van Schoor 3rd Shot put, Simthembile Msitshana 2nd 3000m, Lubabalo Kela 2nd Javelin, Buhle Kahla 1stlong jump, Alungile Tshunungwa 1st Triple jump, Leo Nowka 2nd High jump, 2nd 100m Hurdles, Mthokozisi Magaga 2nd 1500m, 1st 800m, Bathandwa Mqhayi 1st Triple jump, Odwa Magadla 1st high jump.
Cricket: U13A tour to Cape Town v Holy Cross won by 10 runs; v SACS lost by 43 runs; v WPPS lost by six wickets; v Rondebosch lost by seven wickets; vs Wynberg lost by 71 runs.
QCJ v Dale: U10A Queen’s 146 all out, (Jed Stone 59), Dale 50 all out. QCJ won by 96 run. U11A Queen’s 228 all out (Sean Grant 59, Taygan Richter) 56; Dale 38 all out (Anje Saul 5/13, Connor Oelofse 4/16). QCJ won by 190 runs.
U11B: Queen’s 118 all out (Chad de Bruin 23, Callum McEwan 22). Dale 102 all out. Queen’s won by 16 runs. U13C: Dale 162 for 9 (MJ Mcengwa 3/20); Queen’s 111 all out (MJ Mcengwa 23). Queen’s lost by 51 runs. U13B: Queen’s 213 for 8 (Okuhle Duda 37, Sachin Ruiters 30); Dale 90 all out. QC won by 124 runs.
U13A 20/20: Dale 134 all out (Kholosa Klaas 2/22), Uthandiwe Gatyeni 2/ 22); QCJ 88 all out (Bryan Muir 20). Dale won by 56 runs. U13A: Dale 214 all out (Kholosa Klaas 3/31, Uthandiwe Gatyeni 2/26); Queen’s 65 all out. QCJ lost by 149 runs.
Hangklip entered two teams in the Cradock Top 10 meeting. The A team excelled and ended fourth out of a possible 82 teams. Despatch was first, Paarl Gim second and Marlow third. Mikaa-il Mohamed (boys U15) recorded the best performance by a boy at the meeting, earning 959 points with his 100m time of 10,62 seconds. Ruan Baker was the 29th best athlete with his 100m boys U17 in 10,94 and Emile Johannes the 34th best athlete with his time of 14,87 in the 110m hurdles boys U17. Mariza Botha was the tenth best female athlete with a distance of 44.72m in the Shot put, girls U17.
Hangklip won 16 medals, girls: Mariza Botha U17 2nd Shotput 44,72m (personal best–PB), Janke Botha U15 3rd Javelin 30,16m PB, Michelle David U16 2nd Javelin 31,14m, Honey Peltenburg U16 3rd Discus 24,79m, Chanaaz Prince U15 2nd High jump 1,45m, Carmen du Rand U17 2nd triple jump 9,52m and 3rd long jump 4,65m. Boys: Mikaa-il Mohamed U15 1st 100m 10,62 PB, 2nd 200m 22,52, Emile Johannes U17 1st 110mH 14,87 PB, 1st 400mH 56,50m, Rozario Williams U15 2nd 300mH 40,50 PB, Courinn Pretorius U17 2nd Shot put 15,05m PB, Anré J. v Rensburg U14 2nd Long jump 5,57m PB, Munsoor Munnik U17 third triple jump 11,86m, Wanda Myataza U15 2nd Triple jump 11,17m.
Ayabonga Mqikela, U19, scooped a bronze medal after he came third in the 100m in the Cradock Top 10 athletics meeting. Other Get Ahead pupils who took part in 100m heats were Ayabulela Mangali U15 4th, Aphiwe Magongoma U15 5th, Phiwokuhle Madladlamba U14 5th.