Game, set, match

SUCCESS: Representing Pirie District. Davyn Freer, back left, Ryder Ireland, Ashley Wulf, Emily Wilson, James Porta, Carla Hook (Coach) with Eden Ferme, front left, Charlie Dickeson, Cooper Ferme, Julius Hanlon, Eliza Inglis, Bailey Yarrow, and Zoe Reid.
SUCCESS: Representing Pirie District. Davyn Freer, back left, Ryder Ireland, Ashley Wulf, Emily Wilson, James Porta, Carla Hook (Coach) with Eden Ferme, front left, Charlie Dickeson, Cooper Ferme, Julius Hanlon, Eliza Inglis, Bailey Yarrow, and Zoe Reid.

The Pirie District SAPSASA Tennis team had a successful week at the state carnival, held earlier this year between Monday, March 16 and Thursday, March 19.

The team went through undefeated, winning the division five competition against seven other districts.

The students who participated, all from St Mark's College, showed great skills and sportsmanship on the court.

The week concluded with a Fast 4 Mixed Double competition on the Thursday afternoon.

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In other news, table tennis and squash practices have started and players are hoping to commence matches soon.

Following a table tennis meeting, matches have been given the go ahead for Tuesday, July 28. The matches will be held on Tuesday nights from 7.30pm.

Members are welcoming anyone who may be interested in playing to come along to the table tennis centre on Grey Terrace from 7.15pm to practice and get positioned into a team.

Once teams are filled, matches will run until December.

If people want to learn to play it is encouraged that they attend the practice sessions.

The squash courts are also available on Monday and Wednesday nights from 5pm, for people to come along and practice their skills.

Matches are expected to begin in over the next few weeks and people who are considering playing are encouraged to get on board to ensure they don't miss out on being included in a team.

The squash courts are located at the Aquatic Centre building at the Port Pirie Aquatic and Leisure centre in Mary Elie Street.

A winter tennis get together is being held at the Port Pirie Tennis Centre on The Terrace on Friday nights from 6pm.

Everyone is welcomed to attend and must comply with social distancing measures.

Check inside for our footy and soccer report by John Bellifemini.

See page 8 for the Port Pirie Softball Association's annual general meeting report and who they elected as their incoming executive committee.

Sporting results are welcome, please send to katrina.muhsin@portpirierecorder.com.au