Auchterellon take third in netball tournament

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YOUNGSTERS from Auchterellon primary represented their school at the Garioch Primary Schools Netball Assoication (GPSNA) Winter League competition last week, taking third place overall.

The series of matches at Inverurie Academy’s Games Hall on March 22 concluded the body’s Winter League, and was followed by a prizegiving for the winning teams. Overall winners of the event were Crombie Primary of Westhill who took the Garioch Shield, followed by Insch Primary, and Auchterellon in third place.

GPSNA Chairwoman Sheena Blakey told the Times that the younsgters had enjoyed themselves, and that the games had been played in good spirit.

”There were fun, friendly matches with all the schools attending,” she said. “Other schools participating in the League this season were Ellon, Pitmedden and Westhill Primaries. Well done to all the girls and boys who took part and made it an exciting Season.”

She added that the GPSNA was looking for new teams from local rpimaries to take part and compete, and encouraged schools to field their own netball teams. GPSNA run their Winter League from October to March in the Inverurie Academy’s Games Hall on Thursday Evenings. If you have a Netball Team and would like details, please phone 07585 449660 for more information.