Swallowdale and Bottesford schools serve up table tennis success

Swallowdale A will represent Melton and Belvoir EMN-170911-160210002

Primary school pupils showed off their dexterity with bat and ball to decide the best table tennis teams in the borough last week.

The Leicester-shire and Rutland School Sports competition was held at Brooksby Melton College with boys and girls categories.

Bottesford Primary School winners EMN-170911-160157002

Clare Marlow, Melton and Belvoir School Sports Development Manager, said: “They all played some fantastic table tennis and improved as the competition went on.

“A massive thank-you to Andy Motch and the students from BMC for hosting and facilitating the event.”

Swallowdale Primary School dominated the boys competition with their A team pipping the B team to top spot while the school also scooped the Spirit of he Games award.

In the girls’ competition, Bottesford came out top from runners-up Stathern who won the Spirit of the Games award.

Swallowdale A and Bottesford will now represent Melton and Belvoir at a Level 3 table tennis competition at Knighton Park Table Tennis Club on Wednesday, November 22.

Results – Boys: 1 Swallowdale A, 2 Swallowdale B, 3 Bottesford, 4 Stathern, 5 Ab Kettleby.

Girls: 1 Bottesford, 2 Stathern, 3= Swallowdale, 3= Ab Kettleby.

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