The ACC Metropolitan Hockey Challenge for Boys never disappoints.
Every year, a new group of players from all the competing schools attend and play brilliantly for their school.
Today the ACC Boys Hockey Challenge produced some excellent games with boys displaying some amazing skills, team comradery and all played in a wonderful spirit.
All teams played 5 rounds of hockey in their respective pool prior to the Semi Finals.
Participating schools were: Ursula Frayne Catholic College, Corpus Christi College, Carey Baptist College, Nagle Catholic College, St Stephen’s Duncraig, CBC Fremantle, Peter Moyes ACS, Kingsway Christian College, John XXIII College, Newman College, Mazenod College and St Mark’s ACS.
It was great to see schools developing their younger player who are sure to continue to make an impact at this event every year.
Both pools of hockey came down to the final round with only 4 teams making it through to the Semi Finals.
Newman College and 2019 surprise team, Ursula Frayne did extremely well throughout the morning in Pool A. John XXIII College finished on top and CBC Fremantle coming in second with only goal difference in Pool B.
Both Semi Finals produced clear results.
Semi Final A
CBC Fremantle defeated Newman College (1-0)
Semi Final B
John XXIII College defeated Ursula Frayne Catholic College (4-0)
Over the years, both John XXIII College and CBC Fremantle have come away winners at the Boys Hockey Challenge. John XXIII and CBC had drawn their round game during the day. So it was always going to be a tough Grand Final to win.
John XXIII scored an early first goal with CBC quick to follow with an outstanding shot.
However, in the second half, John XXIII College consolidated their position by scoring a further two goals to win the 2019 Metro Boys Hockey Challenge for 2019.
John XXIII College defeated CBC Fremantle (4-1)