ACC Sports Report

ACC Hockey
Senior Hockey- The senior hockey team had a bye this week.

Year 10 Hockey- The year 10 hockey side played St Joseph’s Ferntree Gully this week. Playing at home, the boys took an early advantage scoring in seconds before continuing to build on their lead for the rest of the match. The final score was 5-0. Major contributors to this win were Jaiden D’Rozario, Jack Allan and Harrison Kukulovski. Great work boys.

 Year 9 Hockey- The year 9 hockey team travelled to Mentone Grammar’s playing fields to take on St Bede’s. The boys had a very strong 5-1 win over St Bede’s, controlling the game from the outset. Salesian’s best were Jared Fernandez, Michael Conforti and Mitchell Langworthy. Well done boys.

 Year 8 Hockey- The year 8 hockey team travelled around the corner to Monash University to take on Mazenod this week. The boys are putting together some good form with another very strong performance defeating Mazenod 3-0. Major contributors to this win were Luke Yankov, Will Newman and Cooper Guzzo. Keep up the good work!

 Year 7 Hockey- The year 7 hockey side took played against Parade at home on Thursday. It was a tough match up for the boys but they broke the game open with a goal from a short corner on the stroke of half time and managed to hold onto that lead for the rest of the match, winning 1-0. Keep up the good form boys! Salesian’s best were Jesse Downs, Thomas Fabiatos and Laurence Bloomfield. Good work boys.

ACC Basketball
Senior A & B Basketball- The senior A & B basketball teams came in on the student free day to take on St Joseph’s Ferntree Gully. The A team took the court first and tried hard all match, however it wasn’t to be unfortunately going down to St Joseph’s in a really close contest (48-54). The B team had their opportunity next and managed to turn the fortune around having a big win over St Joseph’s, 71-41. Salesian’s best in the A side included Nic Clifton, Oliver Arnott and Christian Moraes. Major contributors for the B team were Calvin Ramachandran, Benji Mathieson and Spencer Mathieson. Well done boys.

 Year 10 A & B Basketball- The year 10 A & B basketball sides had a busy week playing on both Monday and Tuesday. The make up game on Monday saw the boys travel to St Joseph’s Ferntree Gully for two very competitive games of basketball however the boys unfortunately fell just short in both. The scorelines reading 43-48 in the A game and 36-48 in the B game. Amongst the best were Lochie Keleher, Wissam Malaeb and Ollie Mann for the A team as well as Zach Crellin, Tom Cohen-Budge and Tate Mole for the B team. The boys played at home on Tuesday, taking on St Bede’s. In a tough match up, both the A and B teams were defeated 40-60 and 26-60 respectively. Best players in these matches were Spencer O’Shea, Wissam Malaeb and Ollie Mann for the A’s plus Tom Cohen-Budge, Thenuk Devendra and Snowy Evans for the B’s. Good work gents.

Year 9 A & B Basketball- The year 9 A & B basketball teams also took on St Bede’s this week. It was a comprehensive performance over at Mentone from the Salesian boys, having two really important wins. The A team’s scoreline read 43-36 and the B team’s, 39-24. Fantastic effort boys.

 Year 8 A & B Basketball- The year 8 A & B teams took on Mazenod at Mazenod. The A and B sides both worked hard all game but unfortunately fell short of their opposition on this occasion, defeated by Mazenod in both matches. The final scores for the A and B teams were 23-67 and 28-54 respectively. Salesian’s best were Lucas Caia, Luka Treharne and Oskar McCulloch in the A game and James Tanner, Harry Valentine and Hudson Lee in the B game. Good effort boys.

Year 8 C & D Basketball- The year 8 C & D basketball teams made the trek out to St Bernard’s on Thursday. The C team gave it their all and were so close but heartbreakingly went down by one point (24-25). Salesian’s best in this game were Tehan Samarakoon, Calvin Gillespie and Alex Diosi. The D team took the court next and also tried very hard but were in the end defeated 12-39. Best players for the D side were Gadwich Thiep and Emilio Bellistri. Great work boys.

 Year 7 A & B Basketball- The year 7 A & B teams had the challenge of playing St Joseph’s Ferntree Gully this week. The boys worked really hard and gave their best efforts but were unfortunately defeated by quality opposition teams. The A and B teams’ respective scorelines were 59-28 and 65-18. Best players in the A team were Joshua Antony, Curtis Middleton and Angus Chetwin and the best players in the B team were Zachary Kolivas, Harrison Ryan and Max Jones. Good work boys.

ACC Table Tennis
Senior Table Tennis-  The senior table tennis team also came in on their day off to travel to Simonds for their round 5 clash. Despite their efforts, the boys unfortunately couldn’t get over the line. A few plans not going their way meant they were defeated by Simonds, 11 matches 54 sets to 4 matches 21 sets. Best players were Gishain Fernando, Will Thurston and Ricky Theodoropoulos. Looking forward to seeing the boys bounce back next week.

 Year 10 Table Tennis- The year 10 table tennis team had a bye this week.

 Year 9 Table Tennis- The year 9 table tennis team played against Whitefriars on Tuesday. The boys had a commanding win controlling all of their games with ease over at Mannix. They defeated Whitefriars 15 matches and 71 sets to 0 matches and 4 sets. What a comprehensive performance! Best players for Salesian were Cristian Karisson, Terry Tsivranidis and Timmy Burns. Keep up the good work!

 Year 8 Table Tennis- The year 8 table tennis team headed down the road to Mazenod for their round 5 fixture. A thrilling contest saw Salesian claim a great win, defeating Mazenod, 8 matches and 40 sets to 7 matches and 35 sets. Salesian’s best were Navik Rathnasinghe, James Moutafis and Andrew D’Souza. Great work boys.

Year 7 Table Tennis- The year 7 table tennis hosted Parade his week. The boys worked really hard and gave their best efforts but were ultimately defeated by a quality opposition team. The final score was Salesian 2 matches and 18 sets to Parade 13 matches and 57 sets. Amongst the best were Vaibhav Conjivaram, Ryan Pandey and Dean Athanasiou. Good work