THE PLASIE 1st TEAM
Front: Masilo Mabilo, Ryan Jackson, Alisdair Pio, Melvin Maphoto, JJ Maritz and Dewald Haagner.
Back: Arné Le Grange, Talon Griffiths, Dillon de Lange, Angus Dalrymple-Hay, Johan Strydom, Luann Botha and Donovan van Tonder.
Merensky High School played their first league game of the season against Pietersburg Hoërskool in Polokwane on Wednesday, 18 April.
The u.14 game was nail biting from beginning to end. Both sides had supporters on the edge of their seats with a display of talent and team spirit. Neither of the teams managed to score a goal thus ending the game 0-0.
The Plasie u.16 team put up a brave fight, showing true character, they lost the game 0-4. Coach Louis Fourie said, although the team wasn’t on the winning side, they stood together as a team.
The 2nd team also drew the game with a score of 2-2. The first goal on Plasie side was scored from the post by John D Ball, which ended off the first half with a 1-1 score. After PHS scored in the second half, in the last 40 seconds of the game, Jason Mellet managed to score a goal for Merensky to make the score even. Mellett was also appointed man of the match.
PHS’s 1st team scored their first goal in the first half from a penalty corner. At half time the score was 0-1. They scored another 4 goals and although the Plasie boys kept on fighting, they lost the game 0-5.