Year 6 have had a fantastic start to their football season at Whytrig MS. The boys have been a credit to their school and families, with some fantastic displays and lots of goals!!
In the Northumberland School FA County Cup, Whytrig were drawn at home to Christchurch PS from Newcastle. The visitors were very inexperienced, so the game was very one sided and Whytrig still managed to come out on top playing 5v9 and with the visitors teacher going in goal!! We travel to Tweedmouth MS, Berwick in Round 2.
A local derby victory at Seaton Sluice in the same week, saw the boys play some excellent football again. Goals were shared around with Charlie Robinson getting a hat-trick and Oliver Wilson poaching 2 goals again.
Our first trip to the Central Venue 7-a-side league at NCEA saw us play Ponteland CPS and a 4-0 win, with Ryley Fenwick scoring a hat-trick. A tough game against Burnside PS saw us lose 3-1 and then finish with a great 2-1 victory against table topping Bishops PS, with Oliver Wilson netting in the last few seconds.
The next evening our Y6 Boys visited the Newcastle University Coach Lane pitches to take part in the Northumberland Schools FA County Finals, where we expected the opposition to be very strong-we were right!! A tight 0-0 against Ovingham MS and a 3-2 loss against Gosforth East MS had the boys heads down! However, a great 4-0 victory over Hadrian Park PS and then hard fought 0-0, including a disallowed goal, against Valley Gardens put us still in with a shout of victory if results went for us. A great 2-1 win against Bothal PS, meant that going into the final round of games Whytrig were top of the league, but had played all their games. Gosforth East won their last game to win the competition, meaning that Whytrig MS finished a brilliant 2nd place in the County.
To finish off a very busy week, the boys travelled to an extremely damp Meadowdale MS, Bedlington and came away with another victory, winning 6-0 and all players taking their turn in defence. Lewis Little came out of goal and scored the final goal of the game.
Well done boys-excellent football this term!!