Sports Update

By Mrs Kim Andrews | Posted: Thursday August 24, 2017

SCPSSA Year 7 & 8 Rugby

On Tuesday 8th August GHS took 21 year 7 & 8 boys to compete in the South Canterbury Primary Schools Rugby Tournament. The boys won 3 out of 4 games and were placed 2nd overall. Well done boys and a huge thank you to Mr Wilcox who coaches the boys.

Badminton

We took 3 girls teams to the Aoraki Badminton Championships on Thursday 10th August. The girls had a great time and learnt a lot. One of our teams made the top 8.  Alesha Martin was awarded the Sportsmanship Award.  Well done to all the girls.

Winter Sports

As winter sport is coming to an end, a big well done to all teams for the season - you should all be very  proud of your efforts.

Geraldine High Red Netball (Year 8) won the top grade for Year 7 & 8 in South Canterbury and were also awarded the Fairplay/Sportsmanship and Scoring the most goals, awards. Well done girls.

Geraldine White (Year 8) came second after a hard fought final losing by the narrowest margin.

Our Under 14 1/2 Boys team won their final against St Kevins 43 - 24. These boys haven't finished their season yet as they head to Greymouth in two weeks for the Rural Livestock Junior Rugby Tournament during Tournament Week. Well done on your season boys and good luck for the tournament.

Senior A Girls Basketball placed 3rd after losing their semi final on Friday.

There are still more finals this weekend starting with the Senior A Boys Basketball Team at 5.30pm on Friday at the Aorangi Stadium followed by the Junior A and Senior B Netball Teams on Saturday afternoon.

Canterbury School Duathlon

Kate Brown competed in the Canterbury Schools Duathlon earlier this week and came 4th in very cold and windy conditions. Well done Kate.

Aoraki Secondary School Sports Awards

Nominations for the following awards are now open and need to be back in to Mrs Andrews by Wednesday 30th August.

There are 10 categories (you are able to nominate for 9 of these):

  • Aoraki Future Champions (acknowledgement for the male and female regarded as the top secondary school performer in their sport – this can also be for non-school sports)
  • Contribution to Sport Award (referees/umpires should NOT be included in this category unless they have other recognitions/achievements included)
  • Outstanding Umpire/ Referee
  • Outstanding Athlete with a Disability
  • All Rounder
  • Outstanding Sports Team
  • Community Contribution to Sport
  • Staff Contribution to Sport
  • Outstanding Sports Coach
  • Aoraki Secondary Schools Sports Persons of the Year – taken from winners of category 1.

Please see or email Mrs Andrews to collect a form.

If you know of anyone/or yourself doing well in sport whether it be for school, Reps or club, please let me know  so I can put it in the notices with photos.

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