Greneway trio help Herts to Inter-County triumph

13:12 11 June 2012

(Left to right): Jodie Newsome, Lucy Huttlestone and Lydia Bishop

(Left to right): Jodie Newsome, Lucy Huttlestone and Lydia Bishop

Archant

Basketball

THREE Greneway and Corvus Cornix basketballers selected for the Hertfordshire Girls’ U12 team have helped the team win the regional gold for the first time in the Inter-County finals.

Jodie Newsome, Lucy Huttlestone and Lydia Bishop all featured in Herts’ unbeaten run against Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk which led to the final against the pre-tournament favourites Essex.

And in a superb team performance Hertfordshire dominated the match from start to finish to win emphatically 34-12.

They will now go on to the Inter-regional matches at Lilleshall in September which is used to select the England U13 squad for 2012/13.

“Greneway and Corvus BC continue to produce high-quality team players and this latest trio have used this elite selection as a stepping stone to even greater achievement in the future. All the players are a pleasure to work with and a real credit to themselves, the school, the club and Royston,” said Mr Terry Graves, Greneway’s assistant head teacher.

0 comments

59 minutes ago
Could you help raise funds to care for hedgehogs?

Denise Graham of Royston Volunteer Centre highlights ways in which you can get involved

09:54
More than 200 weapons were handed in during the amnesty, including the revolver pictured.

More than 220 weapons have been handed in during a police amnesty – with second highest number surrendered in North Herts.

Area manager Richard Adams with staff at the newly opened Savers Store by Clive Porter

A Savers store has opened in Royston High Street, with the hope more shops will follow suit.

Cancer treatment and A&E waiting times targets are being missed.

Cancer treatment and A&E waiting time targets are being missed by the NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital after an ‘unprecedented’ rise in patients.

”North

Most read stories

E-edition