Southland schools have sporting teams scattered around the country competing in various tournaments this week, JAMIE SEARLE and LOGAN SAVORY try to keep up with how they are getting on.
(Girls' Sportswear Football)
Southland Girls' High School will clash with St Andrews College in a quarter final in Dunedin today. Girls' High beat Riccarton High School 3-0 yesterday.
''Lauren Christie (two) and Megan Walker got our goals,'' Girls' High coach Gordon Lamont said.
''A good aggressive team display and all girls played well again.''
Gore High School were beaten 4-0 by Columba College. Queenstown's Wakatipu High School toppled St Kevin's College 4-0.
Gary Snowden Tournament
Menzies College came up against a well-drilled Villa Maria College in Christchurch yesterday. The Southlanders tried hard but Villa Maria proved too strong, winning 6-0.
James Hargest College won 2-0 over Northern Southland College.
Jordan McIntosh scored five goals for Southland Boys' High School in Timaru yesterday. In the morning, Boys' High played Riccarton High School. Boys' High were down 2-0 at halftime, but came back with a hat-trick of goals from McIntosh to win 3-2.
Yesterday afternoon, Boys' High easily beat Roncalli College 4-1, with McIntosh contributing two goals.
Southland Boys' High School and James Hargest College both squared-off against Rongotai at the boys tournament being played in Greymouth.
Southland Boys' Boys' managed to come away with a 0-0 result while James Hargest College lost 2-1.
Southland Boys' also had a 0-0 draw against John McGlashan College yesterday.
(Audrey Timlin Memorial Cup)
Southland Girls' High School had a 0-0 draw with Mcleans College while Gore High school grabbed a 1-0 win over Iona College.
(Jenny McDonald Cup)
The Opening day of the Jenny McDonald Cup event in Ashburton did not go ahead on Monday because of the shooting tragedy in the town.
However the tournament resumed yesterday and the two Southland schools in attendance picked up draws in their opening games.
St Peters College drew 1-1 with home team Ashburton College while James Hargest College and Darfield High school were locked up at 2-2.
(South Island Mixed)
The combined Gore High School/St Peters College team had a 2-1 win over East Otago yesterday on day two of the South Island mixed hockey tournament being played in Gore.
The standalone St Peters College team and Cromwell College finished in a 1-1 draw.
(Under-15 boys tournament)
Southland Boys' High School had an impressive 48-3 win over Waitaki Boys' High School yesterday, winning 48-3.
They scored eight tries in total with five of them coming from the forwards.
Faasee Kuresa was a standout and was rewarded with two tries in his strong game.
(Under-15 coed tournament)
Pool play results from yesterday's tournament in Queenstown;
South Otago 40, James Hargest 0; Motueka 12, Roncalli 0; Lincoln 40, Menzies College 7; Kavanagh 24, Greymouth 12; Waimea 40, Blue Mountain 0; St Peters College 21, Burnside 12; St Andrews 40, Verdon 0; Dunstan High School 20, Buller 14; Central Southland College 29, St Kevins 5; John McGlashan 40, Mt Hutt 0; Rangiora 40, Wakatipu 0; St Thomas 40, Mt Aspiring 12; Darfield 19, Gore High School 12.
Southland Girls' High School pushed Hamilton's Sacred Heart all the way yesterday to record a 3-3 result in the girls team section at the national secondary badminton championships in Taupo.
In the boys section Verdon College lost to Auckland Grammar's top team 6-0.
- The Southland Times