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. Palmerston North schools dominated this year's Todd Energy KartSport New Zealand National Schools' Championships in Waitara Taranaki over the weekend. In the Secondary Schools' section students Jacob Cranston and Tom Greig (pictured here left and right respectively) ave their school, Palmerston North Boys' High School, a record-extending fifth title in 12 years. Jackson Rooney and Louis Redshaw won the Primary/Intermediate/category on behalf of their school, Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School. Individual class titles went to Dylan Drysdale (Palmerston North, 125cc Rotax Max Light), Kaleb Ngatoa (Palmerston North, Formula Junior), Ryan Wood (Wellington, Junior 100cc Yamaha), Thomas Boniface (New Plymouth, Vortex Mini ROK), and Logan Manson (Auckland, Cadet ROK). This year the Bruce McLaren KartSport awards (for the winners of the two Junior or Senior classes with the most entries) went to Kaleb Ngatoa and Ryan Wood. Photo credit: Fast Company/Campbell Jamieson via https://www.facebook.com/KartSportNZ/?fref=nf
2. North Harbour beat Palmerston North 94-63 to win the boys title and Waikato defeated Waitakere West 64-46 in the Girls Final at the 2016 Boys and Girls U17 National Basketball Championship titles. Girls Tournament MVP Charlisse Leger-Walker scored 25 points for Waikato in the final. Photo credit: Read more here: http://www.basketball.org.nz/News/harbour-a-boys-and-waikato-girls-crowned-under-17-champions Photo credit: Gamefacenz via https://www.facebook.com/basketballnz/?fref=ts
3. The New Zealand Junior orienteering team that competed at last week’s World Junior Orienteering Championships in Switzerland. The New Zealand team competed well with the best in the world across several races. The NZSS Orienteering Championships are being held over three days at the end of this week, hosted by St Peter’s School Cambridge. Photo credit and to find out and more visit: https://www.facebook.com/OrienteeringNZ/?fref=ts
4. Jordan Riki of Christchurch Boys’ High School scores one of his two tries for Team Mannering in their 44-38 victory over Team Luke in last week’s NZRL U16 trials in Rotorua. Riki and Rory Ferguson of Dunedin’s John McGlashan College were named the most valuable players in the U16 and U18 trial matches respectively. Ferguson led his Team Bromwich to a 60-18 win over Team Johnson in the U18 game. Ferguson was also awarded the “Integrity Award” for his performance across the four-day NZRL National High Performance Camp. Both players have already signed NRL contracts with the Broncos. Photo credit: Gerhard Egger. More photos at: https://www.facebook.com/NZLeague/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1170044269722400
5. The World Junior Championships start at Bydgoszcz this coming week. The team competed in a warm-up meet at the end of last week. Here the Junior Women sprinters cross the finishing tape. The results of their 100m and 200m races were: 100m: (+0.8) 1 Zoe Hobbs 11.64, 2 Lucy Sheat 11.73, 3 Olivia Eaton 11.76, 4 Brooke Somerfield 11.88, 5 Symone Tafuna'i 12.16, 6 Georgia Hulls 12.29. 200m Race 1: 1 (+0.4) Olivia Eaton 23.89, Zoe Hobbs 24.21. 200m Race 2: (-0.2) 1 Georgia Hulls 24.39, 2 Alison Andrews-Paul 25.15. The Junior Men’s results were: 100m Race 1 (+0.5) 2 Jacob Matson 10.95, 3 Jordan Bolland 10.98 (pic). 100m Race 2 (+0.2) 3 Ethan Holman 11.10, 5 Jake Hurley 11.17. 100m Race 3 (0.0) 3 Jarvis Hansen 11.13. 200m race 1 (+0.2) 2 Hamish Gill 21.62. Race 2 (-0.3) 1 Jarvis Hansen 22.44.Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/AthleticsNZ/?fref=nf
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