Taranaki schools had a successful outing at the annual Around the Lake relays in Whanganui.
New Plymouth Boys' High School won both the senior boys' B grade and year 9 boys' races.
In the senior boys' A grade, their team were narrowly beaten into second with Matthew Baxter breaking the course record by four seconds in the first lap.
The junior boys' B grade saw Boys' High finish in second, with a third in the junior boys' A grade race.
Sacred Heart Girls' College also fared well with their year 9 team winning their grade along with second and third placings in the junior girls' A grade and B grade respectively.
New Plymouth Girls' High School won the senior girls' A grade, as did the Highlands Intermediate team in the year 8 grade.
Isabella Kelly took out fastest time.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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