The team won the finals of this hotly-contested tournament with a 2 point lead over their competitors from Truro School and Truro College and didn’t lose a single match they played.
Even more impressive, the team counts 13-year-old Milly, 15-year-old Evie, 15-year-old Jess and 16-year-old Vivienne amongst its ranks. Spots in the team are usually reserved for 17 and 18-year-old players.
It’s the second county championship win for the team who took the under 18 outdoor Cornwall title last month. The team stormed to victory winning 7-3 against Truro School and 4-1 against Truro College.
The win has been the cause of much celebration at the school which now holds seven hockey county champion titles.
This latest success comes as research shows that women who play sport are more likely to enjoy high-flying careers.
According to studies carried out by EY Women Athletes Business Network and espnW, athletes figure prominently among the women who have broken through the glass ceiling. 74% of respondents said that a background in sports can help accelerate a woman’s career whilst the study found that 94% of top female senior executives have played sports throughout their lives.
Aware of the value sport adds to every student’s education, Truro High School offers a wide and varied programme of sporting activity designed to stretch and challenge even the most able.
This term the School announced the launch of its brand-new Elite Sports Pathway programme which offers one-to-one mentoring in order to help its sportswomen manage their busy schedules playing for regional and national teams.