Schools action hotting up as Roman Cup heads for final shoot-out

THE action was fast and furious as Stage Two of the Off The Wall Squash Roman Cup sprung into action at the Colchester Garrison last Thursday

With 64 players from six schools from the Colchester area competing in 16 teams, the inter-schools event was high on competition and stuffed full of enthusiasm and commitment.

Ardleigh School are holding sway in both the Year 5 and Year 6 events after the first two round-robin showdowns, but the competition is still wide open as they now head for the final shot-out. The top four teams in each Year will now play each while the bottom four will also go head to head.

The finals will take place on Thursday 4th December at the Garrison. All teams will be required to play and the playoff groups will be as follows:

Year 5

Places 1-4: Ardleigh 1, Dedham, Great Bromley, Langham
Places 5-8: Ardleigh 2, Lawford 1, Lawford 2, Bradfield

Year 6 

Places 1-4: Ardleigh 1, Lawford 1, Dedham, Bradfield

Places 5-8: Langham, Lawford 2, Ardleigh 2, Great Bromley

Stage Two Results

Year Five Group 1

Ardleigh (1) 180 points; Dedham 171; Langham 154; Lawford (2) 117.

Year Five Group 2

Gt Bromley 130 points; Ardleigh (2) 127; Lawford (1) 112 points;  Bradfield 69.

Table after Two Stages

1st Ardleigh (1) 356 pts

2nd Dedham 333 pts

3rd Gt Bromley 300 pts

4th Langham 286 pts

5th Ardleigh (2) 258 pts

6th Lawford (1) 256 pts

7th Lawford (2) 218 pts

8th Bradfield 186 pts

Year 6 Group 1

Ardleigh (1) 172 points; Langham 161; Dedham 133; Lawford (2) 117.

Year 6 Group 2

Bradfield 123; Lawford (1) 112 points;  Gt Bromley 109; Ardleigh (2) 97.

Table after Two Stages

1st Ardleigh (1) 351 pts

2nd Lawford (1) 345 pts

3rd Dedham 277

4th Bradfield 272 pts

5th Langham 264 pts

= 6th Ardleigh (2) 221

=6th Lawford (2) 221

8th Gt Bromley 216