Saints celebrates 25th Water Polo Invitational

Water polo players compete to get the ball. Photo: Laura Pisanello

 

The St Stithians College annual Water Polo Invitational saw more than 50 schools travel from all over the country to participate.

The tournament is in its 25th year and more than 700 learners competed against each other over four days.

Alistair Stewart, the head of advancement at the school said, “It’s a great pleasure for St Stithians to be hosting the 25th Saints Water Polo Invitational and we’re very grateful that this year we have an incredible water polo committee.”

Players fight for possession during the opening match. Photo: Laura Pisanello

A St Stithians player passes the ball. Photo: Laura Pisanello

The rector of the school Tim Nuttall added, “Organising and administering such a large event requires a truly dedicated and gifted team of staff, parent volunteers, officials and referees. Thank you, one and all, we really appreciate your dedication, teamwork and commitment.”

In the Girls’ College section of the tournament, Pearson High School in Port Elizabeth won the tournament, St Stithians Girls’ College came second and St Mary’s Waverley came third.

A player of Kingsmead College prepares to take a shot. Photo: Laura Pisanello

Players move to defend during the opening match. Photo: Laura Pisanello

The boy’s team of South African College High School in Cape Town placed first in the Boys’ College section with St John’s College and Grey High School placing in second and third respectively.

Players move to defend their goals. Photo: Laura Pisanello

Details: St Stithians College 011 577 6000

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