College teams shine

Holly Harris from Te Awamutu College Premier Girls team runs with the ball against Paula Tucker from St Pauls Collegiate on Saturday. Te Awamutu College won the match by 30-0. Photo: Lou Kibby Photography


Te Awamutu College consolidated their strong early season form in the 2020 Waikato Lacrosse High School League with more good results at the weekend.

In the Girls’ Premier Division, Te Awamutu College didn’t look threatened in their game against St Pauls Collegiate. The St Pauls side worked hard to try and contain Te Awamutu but made failed to make any inroads during the game and were dominated by better stick work and play. The final score was 30-0 Te Awamutu.

Attack Isabelle Vrensen from Te Awamutu made a big contribution to the final result, scoring eight. Holly Harris scored four and Micaile Pennington, Emma Turnbull, and Ashley Ruakawa three each.

In the A Division, Te Awamutu also had a successful run against St Peters Cambridge, winning 8-5. Holly Young and Louise Gibb were the top scorers for the Te Awamutu side, scoring two each.

The Premier Boys Division, which is run indoors at the Inline Hockey risk, had a week off and resumes on Sunday.

High School league round-robin games continue for the next five weeks, with the semi-finals on September 12 and finals a week later.


Girls – Premier, St Peters Cambridge 9  Waikato Diocesan 8, Hamilton Girls High School 9    Sacred Heart Girls College 8, Cambridge High School 19    Hillcrest High School 5, Te Awamutu College 30    St Pauls Collegiate 0. A Division, Hillcrest High School 3    Matamata College 15, Te Awamutu College 8  St Peters Cambridge 5, Morrinsville College 9  Cambridge High School 4. B Division Pool A, Cambridge High School Gold 11    Cambridge High School White 13, Morrinsville College 4    Rototuna High School 15, Hamilton Girls High School 8  Matamata College 7. B Division Pool B, Cambridge High School Navy 25    St Peters Cambridge 0.

Boys – Juniors, Cambridge High School 13   Morrinsville College 7, Hamilton Boys High School 6    Presidents 4.

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