Jeppe High School for Boys hosted Parktown Boys’ High in a summer sports fixture last weekend and came out on top in all the matches played in all three sports – water polo, basketball and cricket.
The water polo team continued their good form by beating Parktown 13-4; the basketball team was too strong for a Parktown team that is relatively new to the game, winning 98-13; while the 1st team cricket match was competitive, with Jeppe winning by 42 runs in the end.
The outstanding performance of the weekend came from the under-15A cricket team’s opening pair, who put on a partnership of 317 for the 1st wicket. Nlanlha Moshego made 196 off 121 balls, and Luke Hall smashed 106 off 89 balls.
U-14A Jeppe 225/4 (Nicholas 75 not out, Reid 47 not out). Parktown 27 (Bryant 6/7). Jeppe won by 198 runs.
U-15A Jeppe 337/9 (Mashigo 196, Hall 106). Parktown 148/9 (Jeppe won by 299 runs).
U-16A Parktown 82 (Taylor 4/20, Lubbe 4/8, Laughton 5/7). Jeppe 85/0. Jeppe won by 10 wickets.
2nd team Parktown 44 (Findlay 4/10).. Jeppe 50/0. Jeppe won by 10 wickets.
1st team Jeppe 184/9 (Ndlovu 47, Thena 42). Parktown 142/9. (Pahl 3/30). Jeppe won by 42 runs.