Weekend Sports Roundup – Tennis teams ace WaverleyDoug Conway
Trinity tennis players completed a clean sweep of 12 wins against Waverley, led by a 7-1 victory for the firsts, with the squad’s only two losses coming in make-up matches against Knox.
The football teams also had a winning weekend, with no losses in the Year 7-10 matches, although the firsts and seconds both went down 2-1.
Rugby teams had a tough time of it, winning just two of 16 matches against Oakhill, but the improvement over the past two years was significant.
In 2021 the points deficit across all matches against Oakhill was 566; this time it was down to 207, so the gap narrowed considerably.
True grit was evident in the cross country Shore invitational at Sydney Park, where Opens Captain Jack Waide (12Ke) ran 13th despite having food poisoning on Friday.
Matthew McLachlan (10WJ) won the U16s race as his team placed second, and Patrick McMahon (7Du) finished third in the U14s, as did his team.
The firsts and seconds both won as the AFL teams finished all square against Waverley (2-2), the same as the volleyballers (1-1).
In chess there was a win, draw and loss respectively Ashfield Boys, Sydney Grammar and Meriden.
The Year 8A ISDA debating team defeated Scots, winning a grand final place against Ravenswood this Friday. Year 10 lost its semi-final to Kincoppal.
The Year 10 and Year 9 FED teams both reached their grand finals but went down to St Aloysius and MLC.