Sports Report

ACC Sports Events

ACC Open Badminton
On the 29th April the Senior Badminton team competed in the ACC Championships and finished a very credible 3rd, behind Mazenod College and Whitefriars College. This team deserves all the success owing to the amount of time they spent practicing under the guidance of Mr Mark Wang.
The Team Consisted of:
• Athiesh Katheesan
• Paolo Gomez
• Rimish Chopra
• Patrick Lov
• Sammy To
• Erik Tan
• Derwen Rozario
• Kylen Puveendran
• Kevin Tat
• Jackson Joseph Varghese
• Bill Karisserickal
• Max Li
• Samuel Kee
• Alex Le

ACC Junior Badminton
First Championship Pennant of the year!! Well done to the ACC Junior Badminton team that competed at MSAC on the 7th May. In a fantastic competition the Salesian team came out ahead of second place Parade on points. Badminton is a growing sport at school and it all begins at the junior level. This is the second year in a row we have won the Junior Championship, so things are looking up for the future with Badminton at the college.
The Team Consisted of:
• Jason Ngo
• Alen Lay
• Kevin Pham
• Vinay Ravi
• Anthony Yaing
• Ethan Tran
• Winston Chiem
• Thang Quach
• Regan Tennyson
• Kenny Pham
• Ashvin Adihetty
• Brian Lee
• Thuan Duong

ACC Golf
On May 4th Salesian College competed in the ACC Open Golf Championship. The event took place at Werribee Golf Course. The boys had a great day out finishing 3rd overall. A special mention to Zachary Rattray who won Division 2 with a score of 76. A fantastic effort for a year 9 boy playing in an open event.
The Team Consisted of:
• Zachary Rattray
• Chris Nanfra
• James Esposito
• Chris Nielson
• Yianni Billias

ACC Sport Update

Junior Football
The Year 7 football side once again had a win making it three wins for the season. The team has won convincingly in all three games.
The Year 8 side played their first game of the season and had a win against Simonds. This week they have a Bye.

Junior Soccer
The Year 7 Soccer A Team had a late win against Mazenod College in their last game. The late winner has the team with two wins for the season, this week they play Whitefriars College.
The Soccer B’s have been unfortunate this season and are yet to win a game. This week the B’s have a bye.
The Year 8 Soccer A team will play their second game of the season against Mazenod College and are looking to get their first win of the season.
The 8 B’s will also be looking for their first win against Mazenod College this week.

Intermediate Football
Both Year 9’s & 10’s had wins this week and remain undefeated for the season.
The Year 10’s had a fantastic win against Simonds winning 189-1. Let’s hope the form continues on through to next week.
We wish them all the best in the coming weeks.

Intermediate Soccer
Both Year 9’s & 10’s had wins this week.
The Year 9’s won 5-0 at our neighbours Mazenod and are still in a good position to make the grand final.
The Year 10 team won 6-1 against Emmanuel at Mannix Campus. The boys played their best soccer for the season in the first half.
This team travels to St Joseph’s Geelong next week, a win will secure a semi-final birth.

Senior Football
Congratulations to our senior football team on their first win of the season.
They entertained one of powerhouses of ACC football St Bernard’s and ran out 65-41 winners.

Senior Soccer
The best half of soccer produced this season by the First X1, saw them go in front of St Bernard’s 1-0. Not a true reflection of the dominance they had in the first half. A term often used in soccer is “soccer is a funny game” this was true of this game where St Bernard’s dominated the second half and won 4-2. A penalty miss and some defensive blunders, handed the game to St Bernard’s.
We now have to win next week at home to Simonds, to make the semi-finals. This will not be an easy win seeing as Simonds is the form side beating Emmanuel 6-0 on Wednesday.
Soccer 2nd’s won their first game 4-1 last week against Parade. Unfortunately the team had a loss this week against St Bernard’s. The team now looks forward to facing our neighbours Mazenod Next week.

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Athiesh Katheesan (Year 10)

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Alex Le (Year 11)

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Zachary Rattray (Year 9)