5/6 November: Merrifield waterpolo players took part in the Peter Cuff Shield Tournament that took place over the weekend. Results: Boys: U14 vs Selborne U14B won 7-3; vs HPPS U13 won 11-1; vs Hudson won 7-3; vs Selborne Primary U13B won 3-1; vs Woodridge lost 4-6. Playing in the Quarter Finals vs Selborne Primary U13A lost 2-4; and then playing for 5/6th spot vs Woodridge, lost 3-5 thus being placed 6 out of 11 sides. Girls: Merrifield vs HPHS U14 lost 1-13; vs Clarendon lost 0-14; vs HPHS Invitation, won 5-1; vs Woodridge lost 1-14. In the semi-final playing Clarendon, Merrifield lost their final game for 3/4th place and then lost to Woodridge 1-6 to be placed 4th out of the 5 sides.
Congratulations to Merrifield College tennis player Devina Pillay who has been selected by Tennis South Africa to participate in the first Eastern Cape Masters U-18 age group. This prestigious event is to be held in East London at Selborne Park, from the 20th to 21st November 2021. Good luck with all your preparations going forward.
4 November: Merrifield U11 and U13 cricket teams played Selborne. Both matches were lost but the boys had a great time. U13 vs Selborne U13C: 189- 6, Merrifield 54 all out, Merrifield lost by 136. runs.
Congratulations to Mthawelanga Mboniswa who has been selected to the Border Boys U16 Squash side, and Kathryn Connock who has been selected to the Border girls’ U18 squash side.