Amanzimtoti High School
In their fifth appearance, Amanzimtoti High School finished tenth overall at the 99th overall tournament of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge.
Representing the Durban South Region, Toti met hockey giants Durban Girls’ College (Durban Central Regional Winners), St Anne’s College (PMB North Regional Winners), along with Crawford La Lucia (DBN North Regional Winners) and travelling team Felixton College (North Coastal Regional Winners) from Richard’s Bay.
In their first game the went down 1-0 against Richards Bay’s team Felixton. In their second game, they had four goals go in by Durban Girls’ College. In their third pool game, they lost 2 nil and had six goals scored in against eventual silver medalists St Anne’s in the last pool game on Saturday.
First team coach for Toti, Chris Clarke stated, “It was a very tough weekend for my girls. We were placed in an extremely tough group and my young team battled to match the pace of the other teams.”
In the cross pool playoff, Toti took on the German midlands school, Wartburg Kirchdorf School representing the Umvoti, uThukela and Umzinyathi Region. With efficient German tactics, the travelling team managed to get one goal in to earn ninth and Amanzimtoti finishing tenth overall.
Clarke concluded, “The weekend was a lovely learning experience for my girls and we will look forward to being back and better next year.”
Amanzimtoti High School – Durban South Regional Winner – Tenth (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019), Eighth (2018)