Hello all. Welcome to the third edition of the ‘Spotlight on Sport’ blog.
It has been a huge fortnight of sport at La Trobe Bundoora, with the intercollege Volleyball and Basketball competitions being played. In the Volleyball, Glenn College continued their flawless start to the Sporty Cup, registering emphatic wins over Menzies and Chisholm colleges in the Men’s division. Menzies men had the better of Chisholm as consolation and kept themselves in the Sporty Cup. In the girl’s division, Menzies triumphed over the Glenn girls and Chisholm to stamp the Menzies dominance in the girl’s competition, as Glenn also took care of Chisholm.
The Sporty Cup then proceeded to the intercollege Basketball, where Glenn College again stamped their dominance and stretched their lead in the overall competition. The Glenn men claimed easy wins over the other colleges, while Chisholm defeated Menzies to salvage something of the day and leave Menzies winless. However, the mighty Menzies was saved from total embarrassment, with the girls leading a massive comeback for the college and registering spirited wins over Glenn and Chisholm colleges in their division. The Glenn girls had a win over Chisholm to cap off a good day for Glenn College and increase their buffer in the points table.
A dominant start to the 2016 Sporty Cup has seen Glenn holding a two-point lead over Menzies, with Chisholm trailing by a further point. The Sporty Cup schedule is not slowing down at all, with intercollege tennis and football (AFL) taking place within the next fortnight. The next fortnight of sport will be huge for the colleges, particularly for Menzies and Chisholm, who cannot drop any more points in the competition if they aim to stay in contention for the Sporty Cup.
GLENN – 8
MENZIES – 6
CHISHOLM – 5
By Tennyson Tinning