Photos of the week, 16-23 May
As part of a new series on College Sport Media, below are selected five Photos of the Week, highlighting some of the terrific secondary school sporting events and achievements over the past seven days.
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1. New Plymouth BHS students do their haka at their famous ‘Gully’ ground as their First XV took on Auckland Grammar School in their annual sports exchange on Tuesday 17 May. Auckland Grammar won the match 27-15. Other sports contested saw NPBHS win 6-1 in the golf, 73-67 in the basketball and win the cross country running. Auckland Grammar won the hockey 8-1 and the U15 rugby 43-5, while the First XI football was a thrilling 3-3 draw. Photo credit: Max O’Leary/ https://www.facebook.com/NZClubRugby/
2. The Canterbury Secondary Schools Senior Boys (Thompson Trophy) and Senior Girls (Whelan Trophy) basketball competitions are well under way. The Cashmere High School Boys made it three from three to start their season during the week, beating Shirley Boys’ High School 85-77. Top Scorers were Louis Oskam with 23 Points (14 Rebounds) and Mitch Mahon 15 Points (14 Rebounds, 10 assists). This week they play St Thomas of Canterbury College. Cashmere High School was also celebrating the selection of 2005-09 student Ethan Rusbatch in theTall Blacks squad to travel to Asia in July. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/Cashmere-Boys-Basketball-757408430991978/
3. The Rongotai College First XV celebrating after beating Aotea College 67-10 on Saturday in their third and final Wellington WelTec Premiership grading game. Rongotai College, which has produced several famous players in recent years such as Ma’a Nonu and Julian and Ardie Savea, join other qualifiers St Bernard’s College, Wairarapa College and Bishop Viard College in the competition that starts this coming weekend. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/brownlie.kiwi/
4. The Havelock North High School Junior Girls’ Orienteering team won the Junior Team of the Year award at the annual Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards in the weekend. Representing New Zealand at the World Schools' Championship in Orienteering in Turkey last year, the team of Jenna Tidswell, Olivia Wolland, Bianca Kirk, Alexandra Miller and Aishlin McIntyre won the title. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/HBSecondarySchoolSport/
5. A great week for New Zealand junior volleyball culminated in New Zealand girls pair Alice Zeimann and Emily Johnston finishing second at the Asian U19 Beach Volleyball Championships in Laos. The New Zealand boys pair of Greg Vukets and Daniel Kilpatrick finished fifth and Jasmine Milton and Holly Chandler 11th. Both the boys and girls have qualified for the U19 Championships in Cyprus in July. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/volleyballnz via Asian Volleyball Confederation.
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