Sports Report Week 2

Cricket

The 1st XI got back to winning ways with three convincing wins against The Oratory, Haberdasher’s and Reading Bluecoats. Tom Scriven scored 101 and Tom Price 94* in their win against Haberdasher’s, helping the team post 290 runs. Mark Parry also scored a century for the 2nd XI, while Corin Bagshaw hit an impressive 70 for the U14Bs.

In the National Schools T20, against Reading Bluecoats the 1st XI won by 141 runs with Tom Price scoring 72 and Ollie Price taking 5 wickets. Against St Edward's – MCS lost by 22 runs falling short after an excellent display of bowling and fielding.

Tennis

The results against Abingdon were as follows:

1st team lost 8-4 in the National Schools Tournament; 2nd team lost 5-4; 3rd team lost 7-2; 4th team lost 9-0.

U13A won 12-0 in the first round of their National Tournament v Cokethorpe.

Against Marlborough both senior sides had convincing wins, with the 1st team winning 10-2 and the 2nd team 9-3.

More sport follows below.

Athletics

Radley Relays – There were commendable performances from the Junior and Inter boys’ teams against extremely tough competition. Well done to the Inters who won their medley heat.

Marlborough meeting - Of the 11 schools competing, the Senior Boys finished 7th, the Inter Boys 5th and Junior Boys 6th. There were individual wins for Oyare Aneju in the 300m and Alex Blake-Martin in both discus and javelin.

Girls’ Football

1st team lost to Haileybury 3-2 in a very competitive fixture.

Sailing

The South-Eastern Schools Championships - Two Magdalen teams lined up against 11 of the best schools’ teams from the south of England on Saturday.

MCS 2 struggled to compete off the start against well-drilled sides from the likes of Tonbridge and RGS Guildford, but picked up a creditable win against a strong Royal Hospital School third team.

MCS 1 picked up wins against Cranleigh, Stamford, and Royal Hospital School 2 and 3. But losses followed to strong sides from Sevenoaks, Winchester, RGS Guildford and Royal Hospital School 1. A final win over local rivals Oxford Team Racing Association left the team on 6 wins and 6th of 13 overall.