Sports News

By Mrs Kim Andrews | Posted: Thursday April 6, 2017

Aoraki Volleyball

We had two girls teams enter the Aoraki Volleyball Tournament on Thursday 23rd March. Our Senior A team had a tough pool but played some great matches. Our Junior A Team got 3rd in their grade with some very close matches to decide the top 3. Well done to both teams.

3 on 3 Basketball

We had 3 boys teams enter in the Aoraki 3 on 3 tournament held in Timaru on Monday 27th March. The best of the teams were Drew Chisnall, Jackson Foster, Kenneth Ramos and Michael Patmore coming 5th in the A grade. They had some very close matches with the top 4 teams. Well done to all the boys who competed.

SISS Volleyball

Our Senior A Girls went to the SISS Satellite Tournament held in Christchurch from Tuesday 28th - Thursday 30th March. They started off a little nervous but came right in the second game. Our pool was again a very tough and close pool with all teams beating each other. The girls did very well winning 2 out of 5 games and finished 9th. Well done girls.

SCPSSA Swimming

On Friday 31st March we took in 15 Year 7 & 8 students to compete in the SCPSSA Swimming championships held in Timaru. We had a great day swimming and the swimmers should all be proud of themselves.

We got 18 places at this event.

  • Rafael Johnson 1st - 11yr 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke, 2nd - Open Medley,  3rd - 11yr Relay
  • Ben Wyborn - 3rd 11yr 25m Breaststroke and 11yr Relay
  • Caleb Orange - 1st 12yr 25m Breaststroke, 50 Freestyle, 50 Breaststroke, 2nd 12yr Relay, 3rd 25m Freestyle
  • Flynn Sugrue - 3rd 12yr 25m Breaststroke
  • Bede Fisher - 1st 12yr 25m Backstroke, 25m Freestyle, 2nd 12yr Relay
  • Kristen Schoneveld - 2nd 11yr 25m Backstroke
  • Zara Coleman - 3rd 12yr 50m Freestyle
  • Lydia Rae - 2nd 11yr 25m Freestyle, 3rd 11yr Relay
  • Sophie Holden - 3rd 11yr Relay
  • Amelia Mckeown - 2nd 12yr Relay
  • Emma Wood - 2nd 12yr Relay

SISS Athletics

We have 3 student competing in Dunedin for the SISS Athletics championships - Stephen Harding, Alex Hayes and Olivia Paton. Stephen Harding placed 3rd in the Senior Boys 3000m and Alex Hayes placed 8th with a PB of 1m 58 in the Under 14 High Jump.

Well done to all athletes for doing yourself and the school proud.

12 Hr MTB Race

On Saturday 1st April we had 3 Boys , Sam Guerin, Cameron Prattley and Connor Leov compete in a 12 year MTB Race in Naseby. The boys had a great race and came 3rd. Roughly 230km ridden and lots of chocolate bars eaten! Well done boys on this great achievement.

If you know of anyone/or yourself doing well in sport whether it be for school, reps or club, I would love to know please so I can put it in the notices.  Email me at [email protected]