GDHS Sports News Nov 2011

The Student Athletic Association held its first fundraiser of the year. This was a 3 on 3 basketball tournament which was won by Graham Deller.
Both boys’ volleyball teams have entered the playoffs. On Thursday November 3rd the senior boys defeated St. Joes 3-1. They have advanced to the next round of playoffs to be held on Tuesday November 8th against Central Elgin in St. Thomas. The junior boys team placed 3rd in the league standings earning a bye into the second round of playoffs to be held at GDHS on Tuesday November 8th.

The junior girls’ basketball team ended its season on Friday November 4th by losing a playoff game against St. Joes. This team consists primarily of grade 9 girls who should do very well next season.
The field hockey team and the cross country team have both finished their seasons. On October 19th the field hockey team faced its nemesis, Medway, in the playoffs and played well but did not win.

In cross country, Garrett Salomons represented GDHS at WOSSAA placing 30th out of 87 runners in the Junior Boy’s Divisions. He ran 6km in 22:41. The team had a celebration lunch on Wednesday November 9th.

Tryouts for wrestling, boys’ basketball, and girls’ volleyball began November 7th.

GDHS Spirit Wear has been on sale this month. Students, staff and the public are encouraged to buy clothing to show their school spirit as well as their support of the upcoming 60th Reunion. Clothing is available through the school and at Mayhew’s.  All orders must be placed through Jane Bowley.

 Jane Bowley
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