Glenwood, DHS battle in pool, on court and on pitch

2014-02-25 00:00

GLENWOOD and Durban High renewed sporting rivalries this weekend, meeting on the cricket field, basketball court and swimming pool.

In the pool, Glenwood looked good in the junior waterpolo matches, winning the U14 and U15 encounters, the latter convincingly.

However, DHS started coming into their own as the senior matches went their way, with Glenwood’s seconds upsetting what would have been a perfect record on the day.

The first team match was a tough showdown with DHS gaining the initiative early on. Glenwood’s defensive errors in the first chukka cost them dearly and it took them a while to get into gear and play the game they are capable of.

When they started coming right it was too little too late and there was far too much ground to make up.

Of concern for Glenwood was their failure to convert when they had the extra man, scoring only two goals from 15 exclusions.

DHS’s basketball teams continued their good form, winning all four matches, thereby confirming their status as a force to be respected.

On the cricket field, matches were played from first team through to U14 level, with DHS again coming out top with a four-wicket win in the first team game.

Glenwood v DHS

Cricket

1st Glenwood 178

DHS 179-6

DHS won by 4 wickets.

2nd DHS 132

Glenwood 99

DHS won by 33 runs.

3rd Glenwood 135-8

DHS 119

Glenwood won by 16 runs.

4th DHS 124-8

Glenwood 125-8

Glenwood won by 2 wickets.

U16A Glenwood 117

DHS 68

Glenwood won by 50 runs.

U16C DHS 105-8

Glenwood 106-8

Glenwood won by 2 wickets.

U16D DHS 111

Glenwood 82

DHS won by 29 runs.

U15C DHS 111

Glenwood 112-2

Glenwood won by 8 wickets.

U15D DHS 57

Glenwood 58-8

Glenwood won by 2 wickets.

U14C Glenwood 193-7

DHS 24

Glenwood won by 169 runs.

U14D DHS 51

Glenwood 53-5

Glenwood won by 5 wickets.

Waterpolo

1st Glenwood 8 DHS 15

2nd Glenwood 10 DHS 5

3rd Glenwood 2 DHS 8

U16A Glenwood 1 DHS 5

U15A Glenwood 30 DHS 2

U14A Glenwood 22 DHS 4

U14B Glenwood 9 DHS 4

Basketball

U15A Glenwood 12 DHS 53

U15B Glenwood 10 DHS 14

U14A Glenwood 21 DHS 33

U14B Glenwood 12 DHS.

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