One of Netball's biggest events of the year, the NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs, has seen it's first day of competition.
The event is being held at Walter Nash Centre in Lower Hutt and features 16 of the best secondary school Netball teams from across the country competing for the right to be crowned champions.
Teams are currently divided into four pools for Section Play, with Mt Albert Grammar School & Wellington East Girls' College (Pool A), Manukura (Pool B), Saint Kentigern College (Pool C) and St Mary's College (Pool D) at the top of their respective pools after Day 1.
The NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs will run over four days, culminating in a Grand Final to be played on Friday afternoon at 1:40pm.
Day 2 will resume tomorrow from 9:00am.
Results - Day 1
Pool Team 1 Score Team 2
C St Hilda's Collegiate 42-43 Palmerston North Girls' High School
C Saint Kentigern College 52-20 St Margaret's College
D Rotorua Girls' High School 21-42 St Mary's College
D Marlborough Girls' College 39-33 Baradene College
A Wellington East Girls' College 34-22 Southland Girls' High School
A Aorere College 27-48 Mt Albert Grammar School
B Manukura 38-28 Epsom Girls Grammar
B St Andrew's College 40-33 Wellington Girls' College
C St Hilda's Collegiate 26-49 Saint Kentigern College
C Palmerston North Girls' High School 27-39 St Margaret's College
D St Mary's College 47-17 Marlborough Girls' College
D Rotorua Girls' High School 37-29 Baradene College
A Mt Albert Grammar School 59-18 Southland Girls' High School
A Wellington East Girls' College 39-36 Aorere College
B Manukura 48-32 St Andrew's College
B Epsom Girls Grammar43-21 Wellington Girls' College
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