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Nothing but netball at Mt Maunganui tournament

St Paul's Collegiate School —

On Sunday, 19 August, our Open A Netball team side travelled to Mt Maunganui to play in a pre-UNISS tournament.

The games are shortened, so require intensity to play. We won the first game convincingly against Hillcrest High School 22-8 and the second against Katikati College 21-11.

The third game was more challenging, but encouragingly we defeated Tauranga Girls’ College by 10-7. The last game in the pool play was Matamata College, which resulted in another good win, 23-10. This put us through to the semi-finals against Mt Maunganui College, who we took down by just one goal.

The final of the Open grade was therefore played between St Paul’s Collegiate School against Hamilton Girls’ High School – the third time we’d played them in a week. HGHS played to their strengths, winning 22-11. A very intense day overall, with some excellent netball played by the team.