Port Shepstone High School learners did the school proud in various sports codes recently.
Six learners were entered in the KZN Athletics championships held in Durban.
Best results were from Mlungisi Mabaso, who was placed fourth in the U17 long jump with a jump of 5,93 metres.
Philelinkosi Shozi broke an old school record and was placed eighth in the U17 3000m with a time of 9 minutes and 48,4 seconds.
Also making the semi-finals in the U17 400m was Chè Habib with a time of 54,8 seconds and Mihlali Gxumisa with a time of 55,2 seconds.
Hockey was against Creston and the U16 hockey girls won their game 1-0.
The first team girls drew their game 0-0. The boys hockey teams played against Creston but in the Night Series. The first team played Creston twice and lost 2-0 and 2-1, and beat Southcity 2-0.
Our rugby, hockey and netball teams took part in the Scottburgh Sports Festival.
Our first rugby team beat Howick High 18-17. The netball girls beat Amanzimtoti 9-5, St Patricks 17-0 and lost to Kingway’s 3-9. The hockey girls drew 0-0 to Kuswag and beat St Henry’s 1-0 and Ixopo 3-0.
Mixed results were obtained from the basketball matches played at home against Kingsway.
The U14Bs won 8-4, the U14A team won 22-2, the U15s won 26-4, the second team lost 9-12 and the first team lost by one point with a final score of 33-34.
A pre-season volleyball tournament took place and we lost to Westville 19-30, beat Danville B 30-29 and lost to Danville A 18-30.
Our golf team beat Amanzimtoti 4-0 and Creston 4-0 in the league.
Round two of the South Coast Debating League was also held.
The A team beat Creston’s B team, and our B team beat Southcity’s B team. Fathima Docrat was selected as the best speaker.