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. St Thomas of Canterbury College supporters headed to Lincoln High School to support their First XV side in their UC Championship competition last Thursday. They weren’t disappointed, their team winning 24-5, their second victory of the competition. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/stcport
2. They’re off in the Wellington region Senior Boys cross country race last week. The eventual winner, Stefan Przychodzko of Paraparamu College is on the left of shot in the green singlet. He won the 6km race in a time of 20.24.9, ahead of Scots College’s Stewart Callum in 20.43.89 and St Pat’s Town’s Max Karamanolis in 20.47.27. The Junior Boys race was won by Finn Seeds of Hutt International Boys’ School and the Intermediate Boys race was won by Wellington College’s Dylan Lynch. Emma Douglas of Wellington Girls’ College won the Junior Girls, Kirstie Rae of Wellington East Girls’ College won the Intermediate Girls and Tessa Hunt, also of Wellington East, won the Senior Girls. Photo credit: Jo Murray / https://www.facebook.com/athleticswellington
3. The Marlborough Boys’ College First XI Football team after their win over 2015 national champions Nelson College last Thursday. Marlborough BC defeated Nelson College 2-1, to also claim the Alex Harvey Industries Cup, a three-decade old challenge trophy that formerly found its home in the North Island before Nelson College defeated Auckland’s Sacred Heart College 2-1 in the final of last year’s New Zealand Secondary Schools tournament. Photo credit: www.marlboroughexpress.co.nz / supplied.
4. The New Zealand U18 Boys 3x3 basketballers at the FIBA World Championships last week. The boys finished fourth and the girls knocked out at the quarter-finals and finished fifth. Hamilton Boys’ High School’s Hamish McDonald won the silver medal in the final of the shootout contest. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/basketballnz
5. Crosstown rivals Francis Douglas Memorial College and New Plymouth Boys’ High School had their annual midweek sports exchange last Wednesday. Here FDMC students do their haka late in the rugby game to spur their side on. Boys’ High won 24-7. In other results, the First XI football was drawn 3-3, Boys’ High won the basketball 110-48, the second XV rugby 88-5 and the First XI hockey 4-0. FDMC won the U15 rugby 10-5.
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