North Devon champions for 11th time

Joseph Bulmer

Petroc Netball Academy won the U19 North Devon Schools Tournament at West Buckland School.

The Petroc team won all four of their matches to be crowned North Devon Schools champions for the 11th consecutive year.

Petroc, who are sponsored by Subway, were one of five teams entered in the tournament , which also included Bideford College, Shebbear College, West Buckland School and Kingsley College.

They beat Kingsley 10-0, West Buckland 11-6, Bideford 9-3 and Shebbear 20-4 and will now represent North Devon in the U19 County Schools finals in South Devon on November 26.

Team member Laura Short was named player of the tournament.