New Plymouth Girls' High School topped their pool at the national secondary schoolgirls hockey tournament in Blenheim.
They secured the top spot by beating Chilton St James of Wellington 2-0 yesterday.
Nikita Kolose scored from a penalty corner just before halftime. A second penalty corner strike was disallowed but Kendall Garrud scored within a minute to secure the win.
New Plymouth will play their quarterfinal this afternoon.
Taranaki Daily News