In their fourth appearance, Amanzimtoti High School notched up their best result at the grand finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey, finishing eighth. In the three previous appearances, the team representing the Durban South regional ended their grand finals 10th overall.
After a flawless performance, Saints defended their title in magnificent style, with a determined 3-0 win against St Anne’s College to be crowned champs.
Starting off their weekend, Toti met newcomers Greytown High School, with the game ending in a nil all draw. The next two games of the day were against hockey giants, St Anne’s College and St Mary’s DSG, with both of the results ending in a loss of 4-0. The final game was against travelling team, King Edward High School of Matatiele. In a closely contested encounter, they went 1-0 up.
Taking on a feisty Ferrum High School of Newcastle in the cross-pool playoff, Toti lost 1-0. In the positional game, they met King Edward for the second time, where the girls from Matat stepped up a gear, going 2-1 up against the Toti side.