Cricket: Reserve Grade, Declaration Cricket Saturday 29th Feb 2020
WBHS 195/9 vs Kerikeri Cricket Club 172/6
Ben Litchfield 40 runs, Josh Werder 3/39
Northern Districts Yr 9/10 Qualifications Tournament, Gisborne
Monday 24th – Friday 28th Feb
We would like to acknowledge the team who travelled to Gisborne for the week placing 6th in the competition: Blake Beardsell, Sanchit Chopra, James Cunningham, Logan Donelley, Patrick Ganley, Kiran Hare, Callum Innes, Ryan Krige, Keegan Marais, Adam Moggach, Asher O’Donnell and Ashley van der Putte.
WBHS held their annual Athletics day on Friday 28th Feb
1st Grey 552
2nd Carruth 346
3rd Bledisloe 307
4th Hobson 295
5th Marsden 288
1st Tai Martin
2nd Luke Himiona
3rd Athan Thompson
1st Kiwi Duncan
2nd Kauri Leau
3rd Hamish Stevens
1st Brock Longworth
2nd John Magrath
3rd= Jordyn Hetaraka, Kian Bird, Ben Campbell
Surfing series #1 at Sandy Bay Thursday 27th Feb.
U18 1st Thomas Charlesworth, 2nd Aiden Hayes, 4th Jak Kelly,
U16 1st Ari D’Anvers, 2nd Izaak Hayes, 3rd Tai Erceg- Gray
U14 1st Cooper Ashill,
Harley Ferguson will be representing Whangarei in Horse of the Year to be held in Hawkes Bay 10th – 15th March. He has also been selected to represent Whangarei in Tokoroa competing in the one day eventing team which has 3 disciplines. This will be held on the 21- 23 March.
Oceania Open – Jiu Jitsu Championship:
Feb 21-22nd in Auckland. We had 2 students from WBHS compete, Jonny -Rex Smith who placed 1st and Trevor Coetzee who placed 3rd. Jonny-Rex is a 4 times NZ Champion. He won a Gold for International Title for Nogi, (no suit, you wear street clothes) and a Bronze for Gi (wear Jui Jitsu uniform) he was 2nd in the Pan Pacific Championships in Oct 2019 which qualifies him for the World Championships in Texas in June 2020.
MTB Riverhead Enduro competition held Feb 23rd in Auckland. We had 2 entries from WBHS, Jayden Hudson Owen who placed 9th and Nat Young who placed 11th.
Official results for Triathlon NSSSA at Kai Iwi Lakes are as follows
1st Junior Team: WBHS Ry Luff, (swimming) Will Mandeno, (running) Jayden Hudson Owen (biking)
1st Senior Team: WBHS Jamie Clinch (running), John Magrath (biking), Luca Matenga (swimming)
On Saturday 22nd Feb Trevor Coetzee placed 1st in the Men’s Short Course Triathlon.