Thursday 19th February 2009 by C. Freeman
Year 7 and 8 girls narrowly missed out on winning the County Cup football championship after a tense final at Northampton School for Girls. The team, which is led by teacher Miss Gonda, beat Weston Favell to get to the finals.
Despite their best efforts the final score was 2-1 to the girls' school.
Miss Gonda said: 'Our girls played exceptionally well and a key moment of the match was during the final two minutes. We were at their goal and frustratingly the girls made shot after shot but just couldn't find the back of the net.'
Simran Kang scored Brooke Weston's goal and was named player of the match but commendations also go to Olivia Mawby and all the others in defence who put on a spirited performance.
The girls train on Monday evenings and Sixth Formers, Ben Johnson, Aaron Davis, Charlie Mawby,Joe Perkins, Karl Moulton and Adam Bradley help put the girls through their paces and keep their fitness levels up.
Miss Gonda said: 'I'm so proud of the team, they were all amazing and showed immense skill and dedication as well as heart. Their success is due to their talent and we will build upon that this season.'