Tawa College (Wellington) have defended their National Secondary School Girls Cricket title today in Palmerston North.
Tawa won their fifth consecutive match of the Twenty20 tournament today, beating Epsom Girls’ Grammar School.
In a match reduced to 12 overs, Epsom set Tawa 68 to win and they prevailed by 10 wickets.
All-rounder Meli Kerr was the Player of the Tournament, scoring 178 runs.
St Hilda’s Collegiate (Otago) finished second, with four wins from five. St Hilda’s defeated Whangarei Girls’ High School (Northern) today.
Tawa had beaten St Hilda’s by 52 runs when they met on day one on Tuesday, with Tawa scoring 144-1 and then restricting St Hilda’s to 92-4.
Final points: Tawa 10, St Hilda’s 8, Havelock North HS 6, Epsom GGS 4, Villa Maria College 2, Whangarei Girls’ HS 0
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