2 Day Oxford Trust Competition 7th and 16th Feb
WBHS 73/10 and 179/3 vs Maungakaramea 219/7 Draw
Luke Trigg 63 runs
16th Feb WBHS 240/9 vs Kamo Cricket Club 249/8 Loss
Ryan Krige 67 runs
1st Kaina Whiu-Hemara
2nd Tynan van der Veen
3rd Elijah Hansen
1st Luca Matenga
2nd Quin Walden
3rd Tyler Jepson
1st Max Brunker
2nd Caleb Smith
3rd Tyler Maugham
16 Feb 2019 Coromandel Adventure Racing (ARC) Long – seniors, was held at Ohuka Beach and Short – juniors at Kuaotunu, Coromandel
The event had teams of experienced adult adventure racers but also categories for school teams.
Some of the activities were as follows:
Hill, Bush and River running / Trekking / Mountain Biking
Navigation and Rifle Shooting
Mystery Activities (high adrenaline factor)
Sea kayaking – ARC Long Option
Other Water activities
Our senior boys competing in the long race were Lochiel Espiner, Lucas Thompson, Johnny Wilson and Blake Williamson and they finished in 1st place after a gruelling 20 hours of racing, ahead of 6 teams from New Plymouth, our main rivals for many years. The race began at 7.00am on Saturday with all teams finishing by 8.00am on Sunday morning.
Our intermediate boys competing in the ‘express’ or short were Mac Rivers, Rhys Mitchell, John MacGrath and Caleb Williamson finished in 3rd place. The course is designed to encourage younger competitors and those that are new to adventure racing. The race started at 8.00am on Saturday morning with all teams finishing by 6pm on Saturday evening.
Congratulations WBHS, amazing results.