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October – Y5/6 Boys’ Football League
Barkston Ash 5 – 0 St Joseph’s, Tadcaster

Barkston Ash got back to winning ways with a comfortable 5-0 victory over St Joseph’s, Tadcaster. Barkston created numerous chances and a hat-trick from James, an own goal and a goal for Callum gave them the victory. There were also notable displays from Robert and man of the match Matthew. Well done to the whole team: Matthew, Finley, Connor, Ollie, Bradley, James, Finn, Callum and Robert.

October – Y5/6 Boys’ Football League
Barkston Ash 1 – 2 Tadcaster Riverside

The boys’ team’s unbeaten run ended with a narrow defeat against Riverside. Barkston took the lead when excellent wing play from James set up a tap in from Callum. A deflected shot wrongfooted Finley in the Barkston goal though to make the score 1-1 at half time. Barkston had numerous chances to take the lead in the second half but a combination of good goalkeeping and off target shooting enabled Riverside to claim the win with a well taken finish. Player of the match was James.

October - Barkston Ash Girls’ Team v Sherburn Hungate Girls’ Team

The Barkston Ash girls’ football team began their season with a thrilling game against Sherburn Hungate. There was lots of fantastic skill on show with all the girls playing very well. Sherburn Hungate started the game brightly and took the lead after a good close range finish. After the initial setback, the girls came together as a team and Barkston hit back strongly, equalising after an excellent through ball from Polly put Lucy clear of the defence - Lucy finished well with her right foot into the bottom left hand corner!

In the second half Barkston had the better of the game and Elenia's excellent run and great pass through was well finished by Lucy with her left foot into the top left hand corner. What a goal!

Near misses followed from Chloe and Lucy but unfortunately Barkston could not extend their lead! Sherburn Hungate came back on the attack and the Barkston defence had to be at their best. Great tackling from player of the match Tilly and a good save from Eloise enabled Barkston to defend their lead and finish the game as 2-1 winners.

Well done to the whole team: Eloise, Emma, Tilly, Rosa, Elenia, Chloe, Polly, Sophia, Lucy and Lilian.

October- Y5/6 Boys’ Football League
Barkston Ash v Sherburn Hungate

The new look Barkston Ash football team began their league defence with a trip to Sherburn Hungate. It was an exciting match from the start with Barkston holding all the possession and creating lots of chances. Lots of exceptional ball control and passing was on show; it was a thrilling match to watch. Barkston worked hard and had lots of fantastic opportunities to score, and score they did with some jaw dropping goals! James scored five fantastic goals, followed by Callum and Kiam with a hat trick each! The final score was 11-0, with Barkston being worthy winners! What a great result to start the season in style. Well done to the whole team: James, Kiam, Callum, Connor, Finn, Thomas, Oliver, Bradley, Fergus and Finlay.

September – Y5/6 Sherburn Cluster Boys’ Football Tournament

Our boys’ football season began with a tournament at Sherburn High School. We took two Y5/6 boys’ football team’s to the tournament, Barkston Ash A team and Barkston Ash B team. The Barkston A team were competitive throughout and comfortably won all of their four matches, to make it to the final. The Barkston B team also played exceptionally well winning their four matches too and earning a place in the final! Both teams did not concede a single goal in the group games and so it was to be a tense final - Barkston A v Barkston B!

The final was a thrilling game with lots of skill, exquisite passing, thrilling runs and shots on show. The Final result was 3-0 to the Barkston Ash A team who became Sherburn Cluster champions. The B team deserve great credit too for finishing as runners up. There was certainly plenty of promise and potential for the season ahead. Well done to all the players: James, Kiam, Callum, Oli, Finlay, Connor , Fergus, Sam, Bradley, Finn, Thomas, Max, Oscar, Matthew and Rhys.

September - KS1 Beanbag rounders tournament

Our KS1 Beanbag Rounders’ team had a wonderful time at the Sherburn Cluster competition. The children showed amazing enthusiasm, team work and rounders skills to end the competition as Beanbag Rounders runners up! Well done to the whole team for an excellent performance and good sportsmanship throughout the competition: Eli, Isla, Jessie, Blythe, Jake, Ralph, Oliver, Ruben, Jacob and Ethan

September – Key Stage 1 Multi-Skills Event

Children in Year 3 had a wonderful time at Kellington Primary School as they took part in a range of different sporting activities and games. It was fantastic to see the children taking part with such enthusiasm, while developing a range of skills. Well done to the whole team: Lennon, Holly, Amelie, Caoimhe, Isabel N, Emma, Oliver, Isaac, Joseph, Tom and Lucas.