James Hargest College and Southland Boys' High School will both contest semifinals today at the Linwood Cup boys football tournament being played in Invercargill this week.
James Hargest are the top qualifiers and will play Upper Hutt in one semifinal at 2.30pm while Southland Boys' will go head-to-head with Papanui at 1pm.
Verdon College, who are also competing at the tournament, finished fifth in Pool B and will now take part in the bottom six section.
South Island girls' Lotto football tournament
Southland Girls' High School plays Riccarton High School today for fifth place in Dunedin.
The Southland team lost 4-0 to Avonside Girls' High School in a quarter-final yesterday.
One of the Avonside players is in the national women's team.
"She got a couple of goals . . . she was everywhere," Southland Girls' High School's coach, Gordon Lamont, said.
Southland Girls' High bounced back to beat Mountainview High School 4-1 yesterday afternoon.
NZ rugby league tournament
Southland Boys' High School lost their third straight game at the tournament in south Auckland.
After losing to Rotorua Boys' High School on day one and then James Cook High School on day two, they lost 22-6 to Rosehill College.
As well as playing games the Southland Boys' High School players were involved in other activities attached to the event run by New Zealand Rugby League.
These included position-specific coaching sessions with past players including Kiwis and NRL players.
Audrey Timlin Memorial - hockey
Gore High School will today take on Columba College in the play-off for fifth place in Christchurch.
Yesterday they lost 2-1 to Marlborough Girls' College.
Jenny Hair Cup - hockey
Southland Girls' High School achieved commanding wins on day three of the tournament in Oamaru.
They racked up a 4-1 win over Roncalli College before beating Mountain View High School 7-1.
James Hargest College beat Papanui High School 3-1 yesterday.
Jenny McDonald Cup - hockey
Home team Cromwell College grabbed a win and a draw yesterday in the Jenny McDonald Cup tournament.
They beat St Kevin's College 1-nil before having to settle for a 1-all draw against St Hilda's.
Dunstan High School also had a positive day, beating Logan Park High School 5-1.
South Island under-15 co-ed rugby
A meal was part of celebrations for the Central Southland College team after their win in Christchurch yesterday.
Central Southland College beat Motueka High School 13-7 in the final of division two. Yesterday, Central Southland College were too strong for St Peter's College in a semifinal, winning 36-0. In the other semifinal, Motueka High beat Gore High School 20-0.
Regan Wilson and Daniel Thwaites, both of Central Southland College, made the tournament team. Central Southland College's manager, Annie Keown, said her team had a "fantastic week", going through the tournament unbeaten in five games.
It was a huge turnaround since last year when the college finished 28th out of 29 teams.
South Island under-15 rugby
Southland Boys' High School kept their unbeaten record intact yesterday.
Playing their third game, Boys' High toppled Marlborough Boys' High 29-5.
"All the boys are going really well. Loose forward Mitch Pereira and No 8 Sam Calder had good games," Southland manager Murray Wood said. Boys' High play Shirley Boys' High School in the final today.
South Island ice hockey
Wakatipu High School tightened their grip on the South Island ice hockey title in Dunedin when winning easily against St Andrew's College (8-1) and Otago Boys' High School (16-2) yesterday.
Manager of the Wakatipu team, Hayley Ward, said star players yesterday were Max Macharg and Ben Harford.
Wakatipu are favoured to win today's final.
South Island netball
South Otago High School are in the A grade semifinals of the South Island netball tournament in Christchurch today.
South Otago High have won six games at the tournament, to the delight of manager Jo Jury and coach Cheryl Blair.
"We've got a really disciplined team. They're really talented and work well together," Jury said.
"We were playing in shocking weather [yesterday] and it didn't faze them."
South Otago won the B grade section last year.
James Hargest College won 39-34 against Verdon College; lost 29-30 to St Kevin's College.
Menzies College lost 9-39 to Craighead Diocesan; lost 15-34 to Dunstan High School.
Central Southland College won 29-19 against Rangi Ruru Girls' High School; won 46-31 against Villa Maria College.
Dunstan High School lost 29-35 to Roncalli College; won 34-15 against Menzies High School.
South Otago High won 44-21 against Villa Maria College; won 33-22 against Rangi Ruru College.
Wakatipu High School lost 24-27 to Christchurch Girls' High School; won 31-19 against Nelson Girls' High School.
Southland Girls' High School lost 23-32 to St Margaret's College; won 38-19 against Marian College.
Gore High School lost 22-38 to St Hilda's Collegiate; lost 24-25 to Otago Girls' High School.
Verdon College lost 34-39 to James Hargest College; lost 17-37 to Columba College.
St Peter's College won 25-23 against Ashburton College; lost 19-29 to Burnside High School.
Blue Mountain College won 21-17 against Hillmorton High School; won 28-21 against Kaikoura High School.
Aparima College won 44-18 against Collingwood Area School.
Cromwell College lost 18-37 to Mount Hutt College; lost 23-24 to Queens High School.
Roxburgh Area School won 26-22 against Garin College.
Northern Southland College won 32-12 against Hornby High School; lost 20-23 to Waiau Area School.
The Catlins Area School lost 14-28 to Mountainview High School.
Lawrence Area School won 34-13 against East Otago High School.
Fiordland College won 22-15 against Oxford Area School.
Waiau Area School lost 17-22 against Reefton Area School; won 23-20 against Northern Southland College.
- The Southland Times