Twins Jack and Emma Bond are celebrating after winning the boys and girls event for Key Stage 4 and 5 at the Northamptonshire Sainsbury’s County School Games Finals.
The games were staged at Moulton College, and almost 1,000 young athletes took part.
And Parker E-ACT Academy pair Jack and Emma claimed gold for the South Northants and Daventry School Sport Partnership team.
Other winners for the South Northants and Daventry team were the Guilsborough School year 7 & 8 softball team.
A total of 75 schools from across the county participated and represented their School Sport Partnership in17 different sports including archery, athletics (Quadkids), basketball, cycling, tri-golf, gymnastics (held at Lings Forum Sports Centre), hockey, quick sticks hockey, multi-skills, netball, rounders, softball, tennis, triathlon, and the Project Ability sports of table cricket, goalball and inclusive archery.
The Northamptonshire School Games is part of the Sainsburys School Games Programme.
It’s an Olympic Legacy programme is now in its third year.
Delivered in the County by Northamptonshire Sport, the programme consists of two events: the Winter Games (held this year at Kettering Sports Arena in February), and the Summer Games.
For the schools taking part it was the culmination of four months of inter-school and intra-school competitions within each of the 5 Northants School Sport Partnerships, the winners of which represented their School Sport Partnership.
South Northants & Daventry were in the lead after the Winter Games, and are now eagerly awaiting the medal tally and points from all the Summer Games competitions which will be added to the winter scores.
The Northamptonshire School Games School Sport Partnership of 2014 title will then be announced.