East Whitby and West Cliff into next round of schools tennis

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby
pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

Students from nine primary schools around the Whitby area came together to compete in the years three and four mini tennis tournament held this year at Caedmon College.

The event involved 16 mini tennis courts being created on the AstroTurf and the tarmac courts.

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

Some great individual tennis was played but the competition was a team event with results added.

East Whitby and West Cliff clinched the places to the next round.

Other local schools involved were Lythe, St Hilda’s, St Hedda’s, Danby, Ruswarp, Sleights and Airy Hill.

Event organiser, Caedmon College PE Teacher Jo Raw, said: “The event was fantastic with so many students taking part throughout the afternoon.

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

“Students developed their tennis skills and for some it was their first experience of competitive tennis, a great atmosphere for the afternoon.”

Schools were competing for a place in the Whitby and Ryedale school sport partnership final to be held at Lady Lumley’s school on June 17, with a chance to progress onto the School games later in the year.

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby

pupils during the caedmons school tennis tournament in whitby