Scarborough College students have been flying the flag for the town, representing the school, county and region.
On the rugby pitches four college boys have been selected to play for the East Yorkshire squads in their respective age groups.
Toby Harrison and James Wingrove have been picked for the under-16s, Oliver Brown for the under-15s and Alex Ingham the under-14s.
As well as being dedicated players at the college, the boys also play at their local clubs and attend additional training sessions. Harrison plays for Driffield RUFC while the other three boys play for Scarborough RUFC.
On the hockey front, the college have several boys and girls are progressing through the training and selection process of the England Hockey Single System.
Scott Bristowe has been selected for East Yorkshire under-17s, and Henry Harrison, James Marsden and Joe Barker have all been selected at under-16 level for North Yorkshire.
Georgina Horsham-Batley and Francis Livera have been selected for North Yorkshire under-17s.
Georgia Holdsworth and Harriet Stephenson are in the under-14 group, Pippa Burdass and Hayley Ng at under-13, Laura Ingham,Bliss Horwell and Nicky Houghton at under-12 have also all been selected to attend their respective North Yorkshire Junior Academy Centres.
The college’s under-13 girls’ hockey team won the county tournament, beating St Martin’s Ampleforth 6-0 and Cundall Manor 3-1 along the way.
Year Seven pupil Matthew Bowman has been selected, following competitive trials last term, to represent the North East Independent Schools FA (ISFA).
He recently played in his first representative matches. Bowman travelled to Sunderland to play in three matches against their academy team.
In his coaches’ words: “The player of the day would have to go to the sensational right-back Matthew Bowman due to his great tactical awareness and commitment for the badge he was wearing.”
Bowman is due to take part in the regional ISFA competition representing the North East later this month in a competition held at Shrewsbury.
The footballer travels to Middlesbrough during the week for coaching at the Middlesbrough Academy as well as balancing a very busy schedule of academic work and sporting commitment at the college.
Chris Barker, director of sport at Scarborough College said: “I’m delighted to see so many of our pupils at the top of their chosen sports.
“We are very proud of our track record at Scarborough College with a growing number of pupils playing representative sport, be this rugby, hockey, cricket, football or specialist sports such as squash, biathlon and grass-track racing.
“When this is added to our best ever participation rates in weekend sporting fixtures, I’m very pleased with sport at the college and confident of a promising future.”