Priory capture North Somerset title

Year 10 Priory winners.

Year 10 Priory winners. - Credit: Archant

Priory Community School defeated Backwell in a penalty shoot-out to win the North Somerset schools’ football tournament.

NORTH Somerset School football tournaments got underway with Weston College running the event at Hutton Moor.

Weston College Sport Academy has formed a strong relationship with the schools in North Somerset to take ownership of their events in various sports.

The year 10 tournament was played in great spirit, with the final coming down to a penalty shoot-out between Priory Community School and Backwell, which Priory won.

The year 9 tournament also took place at Hutton Moor, with eight schools competing in the competition. The winners on the day were Gordano School after beating Nailsea in the final after a superb overhead kick by Harry Ford.

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Captain of the year 10 winners Cory Thomas was presented with the trophy by Mayor Mrs Roz Willis, who also presented the year 9 cup to Gordano captain Morgan Davies.

Event organiser and lecturer at the college, Liam James, said: “The tournaments have been a huge success and running them has given us a great opportunity to build relationships between the schools, staff and students.

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“We have been very impressed with the standard at both of the tournaments and we hope to see the students at our outstanding College in the near future.”

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