The Boys’ Hockey First XI finished 13th out of 32 teams, the girls 28th out of 32 teams, and the U15s 7th in their division.
Boys' Hockey First XI, Rankin Cup, Christchurch
The Boys’ Hockey First XI finished 13th out of 32 teams. In their pool matches, the team beat Southland Boys High School 3-0 on Monday with two goals from Aiden Fraser (Year 12, Averill) and one from Charles Cleal (Year 12, Averill). On Tuesday, the team had mixed fortunes, beating Wairarapa College 4-0 in the morning (Aiden Fraser 2, Charles Cleal 1 and Hamish Burnett-Brown 1), but losing in the afternoon 1-0 to New Plymouth Boys High School.
In the last sixteen game on Wednesday, despite leading 2-0 at half-time with goals from Hamish Burnett-Brown and Charles Cleal, the team fell to a 3-2 defeat to Rosmini College, conceding three goals in the last twenty minutes. On Thursday, despite two goals from captain Aiden Fraser, the team were held to a 2-2 draw by Whangarei Boys High School and then lost 2-3 in a sudden-death penalty shoot-out.
On Friday, the team beat Paraparaumu College 5-0 with two goals from Karl Wallace and one each from Charles Cleal, Aiden Fraser and Hamish Burnett-Brown. On Saturday, two second-half goals from Tom Buckley helped the Boys’ Hockey First XI to a 2-1 victory over Tauranga Boys College to finish thirteenth.
The Rankin Cup was won by King’s High School Dunedin who beat Timaru Boys HS 2-0 in the final with St Kentigern taking the bronze medals with a 2-1 victory over Hamilton Boys High School.
Girls Hockey First XI, Federation Cup/Marie Fry Trophy, Auckland
The team finished 28th out of 32 teams. On Monday, the Girls Hockey First XI lost 2-3 to Sacred Heart Girls’ College (Hamilton). The team went 2-0 up inside the first twenty minutes with two goals from Tiffany Horton, but then Sacred Heart scored three quick goals inside five minutes to win the game. On Tuesday, the team lost its final two pool matches, losing 1-2 to Baradene College with a goal from Sabrina Hall and then 0-7 to Rangi Ruru Girls.
On Wednesday, despite scoring first through Tiffany Horton, the Girls’ Hockey First XI lost 1-2 to Wairarapa College. On Thursday, the team beat Western Heights High School 1-0 with a dramatic penalty stroke by Sophie Giltrap in the last five minutes of the match.
On Friday, the team drew 0-0 with Tauranga Girls College but lost 1-3 on a penalty shoot-out and then, in the afternoon, lost 1-2 to Iona College with a goal from Ciara Brydon.
The Federation Cup was won by St Cuthbert’s College who beat Christchurch Girls High School 1-0 in the final. In the bronze medal game, St Margaret’s College beat Diocesan College 3-2 in a shoot-out after the teams drew 1-1 in normal time.
Under 15 Boys Hockey, Tanner Cup, Hamilton
The Under 15 Hockey team beat Wanganui Collegiate 4-1 on Sunday, lost 0-3 to Westlake BHS on Monday, but lost both games narrowly on Tuesday, losing 0-2 to Palmerston North and then 1-2 to Tauranga Boys College. On Wednesday, the team finished their tournament by beating Christ’s College 4-0 to finish seventh.
The boys' team finished 19th out of 32 teams, and the girls 31st in New Zealand.
Boys’ Football First XI, Lotto Premier Tournament, Napier
The team finished 19th out of 32 teams. In the pool matches, the team lost 0-4 to King’s High School (Dunedin) and lost 0-1 to Tauranga Boys College in their Monday games and then lost 1-5 to Waimea College on Tuesday morning with a goal from Alex Kelly.
On Tuesday afternoon, the First XI beat Selwyn College, winners of the Auckland A1 competition, 4-1 with goals from Tama Morris, Wilson Souphanthavong 2 and Ben Stephenson.
On Wednesday, the team beat Burnside High School 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out after the teams shared a 1-1 draw with a goal from Tama Morris in their Plate Quarter-final. Thursday saw the team lose 1-2 to St Thomas of Canterbury College with a goal from Ben Stephenson.
On Friday, the team beat St Peter’s Cambridge 3-1 with goals from Finn Rathbone, Patrick Maher and Ravi Mahadevan to finish nineteenth in New Zealand.
To put things in some perspective for our Boys’ Football team……The strength of the Auckland competition was shown in the fact that the top three teams in the National Championships all came from the Auckland Premier League that our team has played in this year and five of the top eight at the Nationals also came from this league. The Nationals was won by Sacred Heart College who beat Auckland Grammar 2-1 in the final. St Peter’s (Auckland) beat King’s High School Dunedin 3-1 for the bronze medals.
Girls Football First XI, Lotto Premier Tournament, Christchurch
The Girls’ Football First XI finished 31st in New Zealand.
In the pool matches on Monday, the Girls Football First XI beat Wellington College 1-0 with a goal from Neha Prakash but lost 0-11 to Mt Albert Grammar School in the afternoon. On Tuesday, the team lost 0-3 to St Andrew’s College in their final pool match and, in their first classification match on Tuesday afternoon, the team lost a close match 0-1 to Otago Girls.
On Wednesday, the team lost 2-3 to Waimea College with two goals from Neha Prakash and 0-3 to Lincoln High School on Thursday. On Friday, the team beat Tawa College 3-1 with two goals from Scarlett Hunter and one from Emma Hall to finish 31st in New Zealand.
The event was won by Baradene who beat Hillcrest 3-0 in the final. Epsom Girls beat Mt Albert 1-0 for the bronze medal.
The Premier Netball team finished 25th in the C grade competition, an improvement of three places on their seeding for the tournament.
Premier Netball team in Upper North Island Premier Netball C grade tournament, North Harbour Netball
The Premier Netball team finished 25th in the C grade competition, an improvement of three places on their seeding for the tournament. On Monday, the Premier Netball team lost 22-26 to Te Puke High School and lost 20-30 to Paeroa College. On Tuesday, the team lost 20-26 to Otamatea High School and then 16-18 to Kingsway School. On Wednesday, the team lost 14-16 to Whakatane College and 20-25 to Pinehurst School. On Thursday, the team beat Western Heights High School 25-15 and then beat Rodney College 22-15. On Friday, the team beat Rototuna High School, Hamilton 27-26 in a thrilling match and then beat Western Heights 24-17.
The Premier Boys’ Basketball team finished eighteenth at the National Basketball Secondary Schools Zone One Championships.
Premier Boys Basketball, National Basketball Secondary Schools Champs
The Premier Boys’ Basketball team finished eighteenth at the National Basketball Secondary Schools Zone One Championships. On the first day Wednesday, the team lost 67-93 to Rangitoto College and then 57-118 to Auckland Grammar School. On Thursday, the team lost a thriller against Avondale College 74-75 but then went on to beat Sacred Heart College 94-82. On Friday, the team had mixed results, losing 75-80 to Mt Roskill in another close game, before going on to beat Selwyn College 80-71. In their remaining games, the team convincingly beat Pakuranga College 103-70 and then lost an exciting game 92-95 to Pukekohe High School in the 17th/18th place play-off.