Volleyball - boys win title at Auckland Champs
In a thrilling comeback from two sets down, the Boys Premier Volleyball Team claimed the Auckland Secondary Schools title and brought the trophy home for its second year in the cabinet.
The team played Orewa College in the final, cheered on by staff, families and some of their newly inked sponsors.
A fundraising campaign over recent weeks gave rights to be named as an individual player's sponsor. Sponsors were drawn at a fun game against alumni:
Odysseus Lata - Miss McLeod
Wanyae Suafo'a - Niva Sa'u
Henry Ape - J. Arbuckle
Uatisoni Aso - Miss Ngawati
Tala Potifara - Spraggon Ltd
Emanuel Paupau- Elizabeth Hunter
Junior Utumapu - Allcorp Cleaning Supplies
Ezekiel Leiataua - Jakita
Amerika Uili - Mrs Lockie
Lafi Mauia - Mrs Howell
Jermaine Malaga - Mr Jones
Sakiasi Faaui Tavita - Susan Hall
The fundraiser has helped to raise money to get the team to Palmerston North for the Nationals, being held 3-9 April. Please email Claire Hunter if you would like to make a donation to the their travel costs.
Our girls' team came fifth in the tournament, and is also preparing for nationals.
Congratulations to the following students for their selection in the Auckland Inter-Provincial Champion Team: