Below are selected six 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 Girls’ High School and Westlake Boys’ High School won the New Zealand Secondary Schools Squash titles over the weekend. Playing in their home city, Palmerston North GHS beat Whangarei GHS 5-0 in the final, not dropping a match all weekend. Marlborough Girls’ College came third and Epsom Girls’ Grammar won the plate. In the Boys Divisision, Westlake BHS beat St Pauls Collegiate A 4-1 in the final tie. Auckland Grammar School 1 took third place after defeating the Palmerston North BHS A team 5-0. Hutt International Boys’ School claimed the Plate. The Co-Ed title was claimed by St Paul’s Collegiate. There were 33 Boys teams and 21 Girls teams and over 600 matches at the nationals. Photos credit and read more at http://www.squashnz.co.nz/news/index.cfm?content_id=2673
2. Putaruru College's Senior A Netball team recently finished as runners-up during the Gold Coast Netball Carnival in Australia. Putaruru College netball coach Alicia Taylor was blown away by her Senior A Netball Team girls during a recent Gold Coast Netball Carnival. The girls impressively finished runners up at the carnival which featured a total of 64 teams from New Zealand and Australia, across the various levels on offer. "This is the first time we have gone to this carnival. The last time a netball team went to Australia from Putaruru College was 13 years ago," she said. Read more at http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/south-waikato-news/82704877/future-looks-bright-for-putaruru-netball-players
3. The New Zealand and Oceania Cross Country Championships were held in Auckland on Saturday. In the U18 Men’s race, Isaiah Priddey (Hamilton Boys’ High School) won after a torrid battle with Kalani Sheridan (Nayland College) and Trent Dodds (Macleans College). Priddey ran in a big bunch through the first two laps before forging ahead with the other medallists and took the title with his strength over the final 500m. Hannah O'Connor (Sacred Heart, New Plymouth) added yet another national title to her impressive collection, winning the U18 Women's race from Tessa Webb (Feilding High School) and Liliana Braun (Cashmere High School). Read more at http://www.athletics.org.nz/News/jackson-and-nagel-take-titles-at-nz-cross-country-champs and photo credit NZ Athletics Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/athleticsnz/
4. The Feilding High School’s Girls First XV won the Manawatu Secondary School rugby competition last week with a 22-0 win over the Manukura First XV. With former player Sarah Goss currently captaining the New Zealand Women’s side at the Rio Olympics, Feilding will hope to win the Hurricanes competition and compete in the upcoming National Top Four tournament down the road in Palmerston North. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/manawatuturbos
5. It was a tough battle in heavy, cold conditions at Wellington College on Saturday, but the home team and top qualifier progressed to the final of Wellington’s Premier 1 final this coming Saturday with a 29-0 win over Wairarapa College, their first match of any kind since losing to Christ’s College in the Quadrangular final a month previously. They will meet defending champions St Pat’s Town in the Wellington final. It’s also semi-finals in the Crusaders region competition where top qualifier Christ’s College will play Shirley Boys’ High School in one playoff and CBHS and Nelson College will contest the other. Photo credit: www.chainsawphotos.co.nz
6. In their debut season playing in the Auckland college competition, Wesley College are through to the grand final to face St Paul's. Wesley went through with a 28-22 victory over Kelston last week, coming back from 4-22 down to win. Photo credit and to follow all things rugby league visit: https://www.facebook.com/kiwileaguecentral
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