High 5 Netball Finals

The Year 5/6 Netball High 5 area tournaments culminated in a very exciting and closely fought contest to determine who would be crowned Gateshead High 5 Netball Champions for 2013. The following teams qualified by right from the area rounds for these finals:

Barley Mow Primary School

Carr Hill Primary School

Glynwood Primary School

Highfield Primary School

Ravensworth Terrace Primary School

St Mary\\\'s RC Primary School

The scrap for a place in the County School Games finals went right down to the wire with 6 teams batlling for the top 2 qualifying places. The finals did not disappoint with all teams showing great progress in their match play from the earlier rounds.

A tight contest ensued between ths year\\\'s best Year 5/6 High 5 Netball teams in Gateshead. The top three places were only seperated by 3 points in the end. Following an excellent tournament St Mary\\\'s were crowned Gateshead High 5 Netball Champions for 2013 with Glynwood taking the silver medal and only losing out by 1 point. Both these teams went on to represent Gateshead in the Tyne and Wear County Netball School Games Finals. The full results of these finals is as follows:

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It is good to be able to report that St Mary\\\'s and Glynwood went on to represent us really well in these County School Games Finals finishing 4th and 5th respectively in this competition. Well done to both teams who did Gateshead proud in this event.