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Peterhouse Boys

Academic, Cultural & Sports Results

ACADEMIC, CULTURAL & SPORTS RESULTS  -  26th March 2020

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Chess vs Westridge
Juniors won 4-2
Victorious players were Jesse Jaya, Nathaniel Kabungaidze, Takudzwa Mawoyo and Emmanuel Nyamupingidza

Seniors won 5-1
The seniors were in a class of their own in dispatching their opponents. Well done to Achibold Boka, Kudzai Nyengerai, Nigel Mushayavanhu, Kuziva Mawoyo and Hritik Kala for a clinical display of attacking chess.

Bridge A Golden Cox Tie is awarded to Munotida Marimirofa for representing the School at several Bridge matches since D Block with commitment and distinction.

SPORTING ACTIVITIES

Archery Paolo Marruchi took part in the latest tournament held at St Johns where he was outstanding and won Top Archer – scoring a staggering 290 points out of a possible 300 from both 10 and 15 meter distances. The Peterhouse A Team came 3rd out of 13 other school teams.

Rowing South African Rowing Champs 2020 - Roodeplaat Dam
Our young rowers went to the SA Champs which were held at Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria, South Africa, on the 1st March, to compete in the Regatta held over the first weekend of March from the 6th to 8th 2020. It was a wonderful experience for our rowers. A great deal of hard work and effort went into getting our athletes ready to compete down South. The team of parents and support staff were phenomenal; from Nigel and Sophie Weller, who towed the boats down (a noble task), to Laura Evans- our extremely competent tour manager- Sarah Shoesmith, the come-along-mum had boundless energy and limitless enthusiasm; Sean Davy, Hannah Coetzee and Aiden Blignaut who have spent hours on the water refining the technique of our athletes. The pupils were fed copious quantities of food and they were well looked after.

All our athletes did well. They have come away richer from the experience and the high levels of competition, but of particular note were Kayla Kalweit and Genevieve Shoesmith. Kayla managed to achieve a Gold in the Under 16 Single Scull race, and Genevieve and Kayla achieved a Silver Medal in their Under 16 Double Scull.

Emmanuel Nyamupingidza and Reagan Evans also did well. They both narrowly missed a Bronze medal in the Under 16 double scull race; doing very well to come in fourth.

A huge thank you goes out to all our Rowing Parents who spend a great deal of their time and money supporting their children in this incredible sport.

Rugby Hellenic 7s P14 W11 L3
On Tuesday 7th of March we took part in the Hellenic invitation pre-season 7s tournament. Our boys played some entertaining rugby dominating most of the matches. Final results were as follows;

Swimming Ravi Sohal took part at the Malawi National Swimming Championships last week and did very well.

Ravi achieved personal best times in all his races and won two individual Bronze medals in 100 and 200 backstroke events. He teamed up with other boys and to win a Bronze and two Gold medals in the in the medley relays.



ACADEMIC, CULTURAL & SPORTS RESULTS  -  13th March 2020

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Model United Nations
On Wednesday the 3rd of March ten delegates from the Peterhouse Model United Nations participated in the Westridge Conference that was held at Westridge High School. Though it was a small conference, this was a good platform to send out these new delegates to learn and experience what a real conference feels like. All the delegates were quite excited and enthusiastic from the moment the bus left the school. The Peterhouse delegates were split into two rooms in which the debates took place. The delegates managed to come up with some interesting ways to deal with some of the crisis the world is currently facing, like the ongoing migration and global warming. The Peterhouse delegation was very engaged and active in the debates, showcasing their research and debating skills. The event was capped off with the awarding of the certificates in which all the delegates from Peterhouse each received certificate. Overall it was a great conference for the new members and hopefully it has made them better delegates.

Bridge vs Chisipite
As narrowly lost
Bs won

vs Peterhouse Girls
As won
Bs lost

Chess vs Bernard Mizeki College
Juniors lost 0-6
Seniors drew 3-3

vs Peterhouse Girls
Juniors won 4-2
Seniors won won 6-0

Debate vs St John’s
Juniors: Peterhouse lost: St John's - 72%; Peterhouse - 71%.
Seniors: Peterhouse won: Peterhouse - 74%; St. John's - 72%.

vs Chisipite
Forms 1 and 2: Peterhouse won: Peterhouse - 69%; Chisipite - 64%
Forms 3 and 4: Peterhouse won: Peterhouse - 72%; Chisipite - 67%
Forms 5 and 6: Peterhouse won: Peterhouse - 72%; Chisipite 69%.

In the seniors category, Charles Moscrop was the Best Speaker with 74%.

Quiz Hosted by Gateway with 18 schools
Peterhouse Junior Team (predominantly new members to the club) came 9th
Peterhouse Senior Team came 3rd.
Overall Peterhouse came 7th.

SPORTING ACTIVITIES

Athletics Prince Edward Sprints Invitational 2020
On Wednesday the 26th of February our Athletics team took part at the Prince Edward Sprints invitational competition against seven other schools.

It was at tightly contested competition with our boys doing extremely well. Results of the competition were as follows;

Final Results
School Points Position
Prince Edward 159 1
Peterhouse 135 2
Lomagundi 117 3
Watershed 113 4
St George’s 104 5
St John’s 98 6
Gateway 66 7
Sodbury 64 8

Interhouse 2020
On Sunday 1st March we held a combined Interhouse Athletics competition with the girls for the first time in many years.

Two new records were set by Takunda Mhete and Alex Simpson. Takunda set a new U16 Long jump record of 6,48m breaking the 26 year old record of 6,34m. Alex set a new U17 shot put record of 15,24m breaking the 43 year old record of 14,45m.

The competition from all the houses was fierce and the results were as follows;

Final Results
House Points Position
Snell 360 1
Founders 333 2
Paget 332 3
Malvern 306 4
Ellis 301 5
Grinham 253 6


Congratulations to the following boys for getting the most points in their respective age groups;

Best U14 Kupakwashe Zvandaziva
Best U15 Kupakwashe Jani
Best U16 Takunda Mhete
Best U17 Sheunesu Tawengwa
Best U18 Anesu Mutandwa
Victor Ludorum Tinotenda Nyadundu

Peterhouse Invitational Relays Meeting
On Saturday the 7th of March we hosted the prestigious Peterhouse Invitational Relays competition.

Our boys competed with heart and pride dominating most of the age groups. Our U20 and U18 teams managed to secure five first places and four second places. The U16 team secured five first places. Takunda Mhete, Stephen Molife and Kudzaiishe Shamu teamed up in the U16 Long Jump and set a new record breaking the old record more than 32cm. The record they broke had stood for 32yrs. U14 boys managed three first places.

Final results were as follows;

Final Results
School Points Position
Peterhouse 283 1
Prince Edward 239 2
Falcon 201 3
St John’s 190 4
St George’s 180 5
Churchill 109 6
Wise Owl 39 7

Congratulations to the following boys who were selected to represent Mashonaland East at the National Athletics Championships to be held at Peterhouse from the 24th to the 27th of March.

Andrew Rinomhota 110m hurdles and triple jump.
Taine Smith Javelin
Munotida Marimirofa Javelin
Kundai Mhete Long jump and Triple Jump

Cricket 1st XI vs Petreans
Our 1st XI cricket team played Petreans XI on Saturday and played some outstanding cricket.
Peterhouse batted first and were 196 for 7 wickets with Steven Saul 91 not out. Steven batted for the entire 50 overs.
Petreans were 199 for 7 wickets.
Final result - Petreans won by 3 wickets

Rugby Brooklyn Chikaka, Tariro Tapfuma and Tanaka Ndoro represented the Zimbabwe U18 National Rugby side at the Capricorn International Seven’s Tournament held in Namibia this past weekend.

Zimbabwe were placed 2nd after losing to South Africa in the Finals.

Interhouse Touch Rugby
In the Interhouse touch rugby tournament held on Saturday the boys played some entertaining rugby and the overall results were as follows;

1st Founders
2nd Paget
3rd Ellis

Squash Two of our boys took part in the Zimbabwe Squash Junior Open tournament held over the Half-Term weekend.

Nick Anderson competed in U/14 age group and won all his matches to become the 2020 U/14 boys’ age group winner.

Rukudzo Midzi competed in the U/16 age group and played against older boys and conquered all to become the U/16 boys’ age group winner.

Swimming Brandon Rouse took part at the Cana Zone IV swimming gala representing Botswana. There were 14 Zone III and IV Countries present.

Brandon took part in nine individual events and achieved eight personal best times. He won a bronze medal in 50m freestyle and teamed up with three other boys to win a Bronze in the 4 x 50 free relay.

Tennis The following boys were selected to represent Zimbabwe in South Africa in April;

U15
Mtandazo Nyashanu (Number 3 seed)

Reserves
Michael Mutasa
Tanatswa Mpofu

U19
Tafadzwa Madziwa

vs St George’s 1st Team lost 2 – 10

Triathlon Here are the results for Troutbeck Nationals held over Half-Term

Youth boys
George Ascott 1st

Sprint Distance U17
Keith Elliot 3rd
Mathew Palmer 4th

U19
Marcel Paulser 1st




ACADEMIC, CULTURAL & SPORTS RESULTS  -  20th February 2020

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Appointments

Drama
Head of Drama - Dylan Matsika
Deputy Heads of Drama - Nigel Chiwara and Mudiwa Manikai

Bridge
Captain - Tatenda Nyakonda

Chess
Captain - Archibold Boka

Chapel
The Silver Service Tie is given to a pupil who gives of his time and energy over and above his normal routine.

James Weller is the recipient of this Service tie for his dedicated service to the Chapel for over four years. He started his service to the Chapel in his second term of D block and he has helped with Wednesday and Friday Services on a regular basis, as well as all congregational practices ever since. He does Eucharist and Evensong on the Sundays where he doesn’t have Rowing (or some other commitment) and started helping Mr. Mpofu with Christian Fellowship’s Sound and Display in B Block when he is here at school and not at some sporting fixture.

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award
Congratulations to Keith Mudzingwa for completing his Bronze Award.
Congratulations to Graeme Jackson for completing his Silver Award.

Bridge vs Convent
As won 11 – 10
Bs won 12 – 8
Cs lost 5 – 12

vs Peterhouse Girls
As won 9 – 8
Bs lost 10 – 16
Cs lost 2 – 21

vs Hellenic
Bs lost 13 – 19

vs Arundel
As won
Bs and Cs both lost

Chess vs Gateway
Juniors won 4 – 2
Seniors lost 2 – 4

vs Hellenic
Juniors lost 0-4
Seniors won 4-2

The victorious players were Archibold Boka, Kuziva Mawoyo, Hritik Kala and Timothy Bowker.

Debate Preliminary Interhouse Debate Results
Tribute must be made to Mrs Gombedza and Mr Chikwanda for expertly and professionally adjudicating all the three nights of debate - it was no mean feat! We thank all the Housemasters for their support as well. All the Houses were well prepared and behaved impeccably. There were very fruitful discussions when the debates were opened to the floor.

Top 3 Houses in the Junior Interhouse Preliminary Debates:
1) Founders 80%
2) Grinham 71%
3) Snell 63%

Top 3 Speakers in the Junior Interhouse Preliminary Debate:
1) Nigel Mushayavanhu (Founders): 88%
2). Dalvin Chinyuku (Ellis): 81%
3). Tadiwanashe Matara ( Snell): 79%

Top 3 Houses in the Senior Interhouse Preliminary Debates:
1) Paget 87%
2) Grinham 78%
3) Malvern 77%

Top 3 Speakers in the Senior Interhouse Preliminary Debates:
1) Shaune Uriri (Paget): 89%
2) Darevy Matsika (Paget): 88%
3) Mahlon Muzhiki (Grinham): 87%

Final Interhouse Debate will take place on Saturday the 28th of March:
Junior Final Debate – Founders versus Grinham
Senior Final Debate – Paget versus Grinham

Debate Awards:
Hearty congratulations to the following boys for receiving their Half Colours for Debate:

Charles Moscrop has represented the school with great distinction in many contests since he was a junior. He has been Best Speaker in many ATS, Friendly and Interhouse Debating contests. His research skills have been outstanding and his use of language dexterous.

Dylan Matsika, Brian Mamelodi, Darvey Matsika, Kavwanga Lintini and Shaune Uriri - for being dedicated members of debate club since they were in the junior part of the school and for representing the school with distinction at many ATS and friendly matches. They are also recognised for being part of the team that toured South Africa in 2019 and is qualified to go onto Harvard in 2020.

Half Colours are awarded to Hritik Kala for being an articulate member of the Peterhouse Boys Junior and Senior debate teams and the combined PHB and PHG team which has won many Friendly, ATS and Ministry of Education National contests. He has also entertaining many audiences in Interhouse debating and public speaking contests and he has exhibited excellent discipline and research skills throughout his debating career.

Tanaka Kunaka earns his Golden Cox Tie - for being a dedicated member of Debate and Public speaking at Peterhouse; for helping the junior team to win many matches during ATS and friendly matches and for helping the team that toured South Africa in 2019 to perform excellently.


SPORTING ACTIVITIES

Volleyball Captain for 2020 is Anesuishe Chiwara.

Results

Basketball vs Watershed P4 W2 L2 1st Team Won 54 – 71
vs St John’s Emerald Hill P6 W6
vs Peterhouse Girls P7 W7
vs St John’s P8 W3 L5 1st Team Lost 49 – 60

Peterhouse U15 Tournament P5 W3 L2
Came 3rd out of 16 schools

CHISZ Basketball League
Congratulations to Peterhouse Boys for winning the U/16 and U/20 districts conference. This means they proceed to the TOP 8 Tournament.

CHISZ ‘Top 8’ Tournament at St John’s
At the CHISZ ‘Top 8’ Tournament played at St John’s College over the weekend the Peterhouse Boys 1st Team lost in the preliminary round to both the eventual winners Falcon College 26 - 32 and also to the tournament runners-up St George's College by 28 - 34. The Peterhouse team managed to beat the Eaglesvale side 48 - 26 to advance through to the Plate Section of the Tournament.

In the Plate Semi-Final, Peterhouse Boys had a convincing win against the Goldridge team winning 40 - 25 to advance through to the Plate Final where we overcame a spirited Watershed team winning 29 - 19 to win the Top 8 Plate Final.

Zvikomborero Vheriwa was voted the Most Valuable Player from the Plate Section whilst Kudzaishe Nyengerai was the Top Scorer.

Cross Country Interhouse Cross Country
House Position Points
Snell 1 890
Malvern 2 1009
Paget 3 1065
Ellis 4 1086
Founders 5 1244
Grinham 6 1364

2020 Cross Country Certificate Names for 1st Place
Name Age Group Time
David Weller U14 20.29.86
Nicholas Anderson U15 18.03.19 (new record)
George Ascott U16 24.14.88
Reagan Evans U17 24.43.13
Mukudzei Nyarufuro U18 35.17.97
James Ross U20 34.45

Interschools Cross Country - Arundel
Prince Edward 1st
Peterhouse Boys 2nd
Lomagundi 3rd
Hellenic 4th
Gateway 5th
St George’s 6th
MCC 7th

Lomagundi Invitational Cross Country
In the Lomagundi Invitational Cross Country held on Friday 14th February 2020, the Peterhouse Boys team were victorious beating 9 other schools.

The Peterhouse Juniors came 2nd overall whilst our Middle and Senior age groups both came first in their respective categories.

Notable individual achievements were:

Tendai Mutwira 3rd U15
Nick Anderson 4th U15

Reagan Evans 2nd U17
George Ascott 3rd U17
Scott Price 4th U17

Abilio Antunes 3rd U20
Thabani Manjengwa 4th U20
Mathew Palmer 5th U20

Cricket T20 vs St Johns
St Johns 96 all out. Peterhouse won by 7 wickets.

Golf Interschools' competition held at Chapman Golf Course on Sunday 9th February 2020

The Peterhouse B Team represented by Izwirashe Karombo, Evan Li and Leeroy Mudhikwa was second out of nine schools.The B Division is for players with handicaps from 10 to 16.

Evan Li was runner-up out of a field of 9 players in the B Division Individual Stableford.

Rowing CBC Regatta
The Peterhouse Boat Club went to Mazowe on Sunday, the regatta was going well until a storm hit as the Men’s A scull was about to begin and ended the regatta abruptly. Highlight results are as follows:

A Division
Reagan Evans and Emmanuel Nyamupingidza came 1st in the A Doubles

C Division
Thomas Gray and Noah Madziva came 1st in the C Doubles

D Division
Oliver Hough came 1st in the Men’s D Sculls

Rowing Association of Zimbabwe National Regatta held at Mazowe

In the Open Age Group:
James Weller and Percy Mombeyarara came 1st in the A Doubles

U17 Age Group
Reagan Evans came 1st in the B Sculls and
Reagan Evans and Emmanuel Nyamupingidza came 1st in the B Doubles

In the U16 Age Group
Thomas Gray came 1st in the C Sculls
Thomas Gray and Noah Madziva came 1st in the C Doubles
Thomas Gray, Noah Madziva, Cullum Young, TJ Gwaziwa and Bryce Rorbye (Cox) came 1st in the C Quad

U15 Age Group
Golden Nanhanga came 1st in the D Sculls

Peterhouse Boys also won the Boys School Shield which is awarded to the Boys School with the most points attained at the Regatta.

Congratulations to the following rowers selected to represent Peterhouse at the South African National Rowing Championships to be held at Roodeplaat in Pretoria next month:

James Weller, Reagan Evans, Emmanuel Nyamupingidza, Thomas Gray, Noah Madziva, Cullum Young, Xuan Zehong, Farai Kachuta, Percy Mombeyarara, Blessing Masawi, TJ Gwaziwa and Bryce Rorbye.

Squash vs St John’s P2 W0 L2
vs St George’s P5 W5

The Peterhouse ‘B’ and ‘C’ teams played against St Georges where the honours were shared with our ‘B’ team winning 6 – 1 and our ‘C’ team losing 1 – 6.

Swimming St John’s Friendly Relays Swimming Gala
7th St John’s B 53 pts
6th Eaglesvale 90 pts
5th – Prince Edward 106 pts
4th – St George’s 108 pts
3rd – Hellenic 187 pts
2nd – Peterhouse 274 pts
1st – St John’s 277 pts

Prince Edward Friendly Relays Swimming Gala
Peterhouse took part in a boys friendly relays swimming gala held at Prince Edward over the weekend finishing 3rd behind eventual winners Hellenic and only 2 points behind 2nd placed St John’s College.

Congratulations to the following Peterhouse boys who made the ZAU 50m National Ladder for the month of January. The Zimbabwe Swimming Association takes the results from all the provinces and combines them and then ranks the swimmers.
Boys 13 year old - Tinaye Mangana - 5th for 50m breastroke
Boys 16 year old - Paolo Marruchi-Chiero - 4th for 50m backstroke

Table Tennis vs Gateway U18 Won 4 – 0
vs St George’s P2 W1 L1
vs Winwood P2 W2

Tennis vs Watershed P3 W3 1st Team Won 12 – 0
vs Hellenic P4 W2 L2 1st Team Won 9 – 3
vs St George’s P4 W2 L2 1st Team Lost 5 – 7

The following boys were selected to represent Mashonaland East:

U19 A
Simbarashe Govore, Gamuchirai Madziyire and Munopa Zinyama.

U19 B
Madziva Tafadzwa

Reserves for U19
Kadin Eksteen, Mudiwa Manikai and Charles Moscrop.

U15
Campbell Macmillan, Tanatswa Mpofu, Michael Mutasa and Mtandazo Nyashanu.

U15B
Hayden Grant, Evan Li, Tendai Mutwira and Ethan Wekare.

Reserves for U15
Timothy Bowker, Joseph Hildebrand and Keana Shumba.

Tennis Triangular
Over this past weekend, a tennis triangular was held between Peterhouse, Falcon and Watershed at Peterhouse Boys School.

Peterhouse and Falcon fielded 3 teams whilst Watershed fielded 2.

In the group stages both Peterhouse ‘A’ and ‘B’ won all 3 of their games with the Peterhouse ‘B’ team winning over the Falcon ‘A’ side 3 – 2.

In the semi-finals, Peterhouse ‘A’ won a close contest against the Falcon ‘A’ team 3 – 2 whilst the Peterhouse ‘B’ team defeated Falcon ‘B’ 3 – 1.

In the final Peterhouse ‘A’ conquered their ‘B’ team 4 – 0 to win the tournament with Falcon ‘A’ and ‘B’ taking 3rd and 4th place respectively.

The Peterhouse ‘C’ team finished a creditable 6th ahead of Falcon ‘C’ and Watershed ‘B’.

Volleyball vs Bernard Mizeki P3 W1 L2 1st Team Won 3 – 1
1st Team St George’s ATS Tournament P3 L3
U17 St George’s ATS Tournament P5 W4 L1
Overall came 3rd out of 10 schools.

vs Emerald Hill
The Peterhouse Boys Volleyball sides played against St John’s Emerald Hill on Friday with our 1st and 2nd teams both losing 1 – 2 and our U17, U15 and U14 sides all winning 2 – 0

Waterpolo Friendlies at Hellenic P3 W1 L1 D1
U15 Fred Wilson Trophy P5 W2 L3
U17 Collins Cup P4 L4

Zwart Trophy
In the Zwart Trophy held over the weekend, the Peterhouse 1st Team lost narrowly, 5 goals to 6, in the 5th and 6th place playoff to St George’s.

CBC won the trophy beating Hellenic in the final.

In the Junior Friendlies held on Friday the 14th February 2020, our U14, U15 and U16 teams played against Hellenic, St John’s College and St George’s.

The U14 and U15 teams narrowly lost all their games.

The U16 team were unbeaten after drawing with the powerful St John’s College side 3 goals each and beating St George’s 4 – 2 and Hellenic 4 – 2.




ACADEMIC, CULTURAL & SPORTS RESULTS  -  31st January 2020

ACADEMICS

Academic Colour Awards

Full- Colours awarded to:
Zvikomborero Charera 6A* and 1A
James Edwards 3A* and 4 A
Hritik Kala 4A* and 5A
Paolo Marucchi-Chierro 5A* and 1A
David Mortleman 3A* and 6A
Charles Moscrop 7A* and 2A
Anesu Mutandwa 2A* and 5A
Tweende Sinemani 4A* and 4A

Half-Colours awarded to:
Travis Arnold 2A* and 4A
Nazeef Bhadella 7A
Abilio Bulha-Antunes 3A 2A*
Mufaro Chinyanga 6A
Reuben de Kock 3A* and 2A
Treasure Midzi 5A 1A*
Percy Mombeyarara 2A* and 3A
Alistair Nyamafukudze 7A
Sean Rogers 1A* and 5A
Makomborero Sachikonye 7A
Jolyon Sage 2A* and 3A
Kyle Saywood 6A
James Weller 3A and 2A*

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Debate Tour to Pretoria December 2019
From the sixth to the tenth of December 2019; eight Peterhouse Boys participated in the Southern African Top Schools Tournament in Pretoria, South Africa where they represented Zimbabwe together with three other ATS schools. The boys were in competition with over three hundred delegates from different nations including: Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia and the hosts South Africa. As expected the tournament was quite challenging and fiercely competitive, but despite the fierce competition, our boys; both juniors and seniors won some of their matches convincingly. One adjudicator described them as being 'very strong academically'. The experience was truly inspiring and our debaters now look forward to showcasing their newly acquired style of debating at the March 2020, Harvard Tournament in the USA.

ATS Debate Training Workshop
Thirty debaters from our debate clubs attended a very good ATS Debate Training Workshop on Tuesday 21st January in the Hodgson Room. This was conducted by a competent lawyer and the current St George’s College Debate Consultant, Advocate Murondoti, from Harare. It was meant to equip our pupils with the modern World Style Debate Motion Analysis and argument presentation devices. The workshop also covered the roles of speakers, debating lexis and other important aspects.

This platform prepared our American-bound debate team for the upcoming grueling contests against some of the world's best speakers. Everyone, including all the staff who were there, really enjoyed it.

Duke of Edinburgh International Award
Congratulations to Tariro Tapfuma who has earned his Silver Award.

Gavel Club
The Gavel Club meets every second week. It is a formal occasion that follows a specific program designed for schools by Toastmasters International. Peterhouse is affiliated to Toastmasters International through the Gavel Club.

The following gentlemen have been appointed to run this prestigious club this year:

President Dale Molife
Vice President Nigel Chiwara
Secretary Anesu Chiwara
Treasurer Zviko Vheriwa
Public Relations Crispen Mashingaidze
Seargent at Arms Mudiwa Manikai, Taine Smith, Kudakwashe Matukeni and Kudziishe Wazara

Interact Club (Madeleine Norton)
On the 23rd of January 2020, the Peterhouse Interact Club along with Mrs Mudiwa, Mrs Changa and the new Interact Members, visited Musha WeVana - the orphanage in Marondera.

We bought the children numerous packets of sweets and they accepted them with bright smiles and grateful hands. We spent time with each child- whether it was innocently swinging or playing an intense soccer match. The experience was memorable for each one of us. The opportunity to make even the smallest difference is something the Interact Club strives for and visiting the orphanage helps us achieve that goal.

It was profound to watch the new Interact members visit the orphanage for the first time, as they barely stopped smiling or laughing with the children. Each new attendant left the orphanage with a thankful heart and an urge to continue the work that Interact has set out to do.

We ended the visit with a final song and prayer, led by one of the boys, which bought us all together before we said our goodbyes and departed.

Ultimate Frizzbee
Harare has a thriving Ultimate Frizzbee Club and invited our team to play them recently. We were beaten 11 – 5. This sport is excellent in teaching positional play and very good for fitness. We are playing the Zamhols team at Peterhouse in February.

Results

Quiz
Peterhouse hosted a big Interschools Tournament with 14 other schools attending.
Peterhouse Juniors came 7th
Peterhouse Seniors came 9th
Overall Peterhouse was placed 5th out of 14 schools

Many thanks to Mr Mazani and his senior quiz team who put together a very slick and well organised tournament.

SPORTING ACTIVITIES

Captains
Athletics Tariro Tapfuma
Basketball Zvikomborero Vheriwa
Cricket Jock Moore-Gordon Vice Charl Kotze
Cross Country Thabani Manjengwa
Golf Munashe Mashangu
Swimming Crispen Mashingaidze Vice Hunter Greeff
Tennis Gamuchirai Madziyire Vice Simbarashe Govore
Triathlon Marcel Paulser
Waterpolo Max Le Breton

Results

Archery Peterhouse entered 12 archers into the first Interschool’s Archery tournament of the year which was hosted by Arundel.
The Peterhouse A Team - Nicole Allott, Shirea Brits, Paolo Marucchi and Xuan Zehong – came just 4 points behind the winning team called Archer Access.
Paolo Marucchi won the best male archer of the day – shooting 291 out of a possible 300 points.

Basketball vs St George’s P8 L8 1st Team Lost 46 – 53
vs Prince Edward P8 W3 L5 1st Team Lost 64 – 29
vs Hillcrest P4 W4 1st Team Won 52 – 17

Tongai Songore Memorial Tournament
Peterhouse Group stages
vs Westridge Won 17 – 12
vs BMC Won 20 – 19
vs Prince Edward Lost 2 – 25

Quarter Finals Won 27 – 21 to Watershed
Semi finals vs Falcon Lost 18 – 31
Overall placing 3rd out of 16

Cricket 1st Team Cricket Tour of Grahamstown
T20 vs Kingswood
Peterhouse 128 for 7 wks. Simbarashe Govore 48 runs
Kingswood 100 for 6 wks. Tendekai Mataranyika 3 wks for 8 runs off 4 overs
Peterhouse won by 28 runs

45 overs vs Graeme College
Graeme College 131 all out
Brian Bennett 4 wks for 18 runs off 9 overs
David Mortleman 3 wks for 22 runs off 6 overs
Peterhouse 132 for 4 wks. Reagan Arnold 41, Brian Bennett 40
Peterhouse won by 6 wks

50 overs vs Cavaliers
Cavaliers 214 for 9 wks. Tendekai Mataranyika 3 wks for 35 runs off 9 overs
Peterhouse 213 for 8 wks. Simbarasha Govore 72
Lost by 1 run

vs Prince Edward P2 W1 L1
vs St George’s, CBC and Wise Owl P14 W12 L2

Cross Country Peterhouse Girls Interschools Cross Country
Position Team Points
1st Prince Edward 135
2nd Peterhouse 239
3rd Watershed 431
4th Wise Owl 486
5th Lomagundi College 532
6th La Fontaine 591
7th Gateway 704

Watershed Interschools Cross Country
Peterhouse Boys finished 2nd out of 6 behind Prince Edward
Outstanding performances were:

Middles
George Ascott 2nd
Reagen Evans 3rd out of 48 boys

Seniors
Abilio Bulha-Antunes 2nd
Thabani Manjengwa 3rd out of 48 boys.

Ring Road Relay
Ring Road Facts  2020
16 laps so a total of 21.504 kms completed
Winning Time - 53 minutes 46 seconds
At an average speed of 24.00 km/h

Final Placings
Paget
Ellis
Snell
Malvern
Founders
Grinham

Rowing Peterhouse Rowing Results – HRC Regatta – 19th January

Open
James Weller came 1st in A Sculls
James Weller and Zvikomborero Charera came 1st in the A Doubles
James Weller, Blessing Masawi, Zvikomborero Charera, Farai Kachuta and Thomas Gray (Cox) came 1st in the A Quad

U17
Reagan Evans came 1st in the B Sculls
Reagan Evans and Emmanuel Nyamupingidza came 1st in the B Doubles

U16
Thomas Gray came 1st in the C Sculls
Joshua Eggersglusz and Thomas Gray came 1st in the C Doubles
Thomas Gray, Noah Madziva, Cullum Young, TJ Gwaziwa and Mikael Royston (Cox) came 1st in the C Quad

Peterhouse Rowing Results – ABC Regatta – 26th January

A Division
James Weller came 1st in A Sculls
Reagan Evans and Emmanuel Nyamupingidza came 1st in the A Doubles.
James Weller, Blessing Masawi, Emmanuel Nyamupingidza, Zvikomborero Charera and Thomas Gray (Cox) came 1st in the A Quad

C Division
Thomas Gray came 1st in the C Sculls
Thomas Gray and TJ Gwaziwa came 1st in the C Doubles

D Division
Mikael Royston came 1st in the Men’s D Sculls
Mikael Royston and Joel Royston came 1st in the Men’s D Doubles

Swimming During the holidays Paolo Marucchi, and Tinaye Mangana took part in the Zimbabwe Senior Nationals swimming championships held in Bulawayo and did extremely well. Below is the results summary.

Name Final MEDALS
Paolo Marucchi 10 1 Bronze
Tinaye Mangana 3 0

Hellenic Friendly Gala
5th Eaglesvale 48 pts
4th Peterhouse 168 pts
3rd St George’s 176 pts
2nd St John’s 197 pts
1st Hellenic 213 pts

Table Tennis vs Heritage P2 W1 L1

Tennis vs Prince Edward P2 W1 L1 1st Team Lost 2 – 10
vs St John’s P3 W1 D1 L1 1st Team Won 8 – 4

Triathlon Weekend of 17th – 18th January
U/17 Boys Sprint:
Mathew Palmer 5th

U17 Boys Super Sprint:
Keith Elliot 1st
Marcel Paulser 2nd
David Evans 4th

U/15 Boys Super Sprint:
George Ascott 1st

Volleyball vs St George’s and Bernard Mizeki P5 W3 L3

Waterpolo Junior Waterpolo P6 W3 L3

U19 Bruce Kennedy Trophy P5 W1 L4

Final Position
1st Hellenic
2nd St John’s
3rd Peterhouse
4th St George’s

Special mention must be made of Captain Max Le Breton who had an outstanding day in the goals, an unbelievable display of goal keeping.

Junior Friendly Fixtures P3 W1 D1 L1
Arthur Gower Trophy P4 W1 L3
Peterhouse came 5th out of 6 schools.

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