𝐉𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐊𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐞 (𝐎𝐧𝐬𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐞) 𝐦𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐡𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐙𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐙𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐒𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐞𝐧𝐝.
He defeated Dylan Foster (Gisborne Boys’ High School) in the final 12 points to 8 in what was a well contested match.
The losing semi finalists were Nathan Trowell (Gisborne Boy’s High School) and Niall Vincer (Botany College).
The playoff for third was a repeat of the 2017 AIMS Games singles final, and illustrated well how the pathways available to our young indoor bowlers provide an opportunity for them to succeed as their careers progress.
Nathan Trowell was victorious on this occasion, and claimed the bronze medal.
Ezra Scott (Hamilton Boys’ High School) emerged as the Champion of the Plate event, defeating Aiden Foster (Hutt Valley High School) in the final 9-3.
Losing semi finalists in this event were Rylee Lovell-Dewes (Mount Maunganui College) and AJ Bond (Fielding High School).
𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐓𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 & 𝐃𝐲𝐥𝐚𝐧 𝐅𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 (𝐆𝐢𝐬𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐞 𝐁𝐨𝐲𝐬’ 𝐇𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥) 𝐬𝐰𝐞𝐩𝐭 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐙𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬 𝐏𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞.
They defeated the team of Jordan Keene and Logan Heppell (Onslow College) 13-1 in the final, and the Tauranga Girls’ College combination of Jas Neale, Chloe Edwards 12-1 in the semi-final.
Jordan and Logan accounted for the Mount Maunganui College combination of Michael Burke and Sarah Adlam 14-8 in their semi-final.
The playoff for third was won by Jas and Chloe 9-2.
The plate event was won by Hunter Reid and Finn Simpson of Mount Maunganui College in a scintillating final against Courtney Rawlings and Katie Stephens of Reporoa College 8 points to 7.
Losing semi-finalists were the Reporoa teams of Jayden MacPherson-O'Reilly/Lily Pattie and Krystal Rondon, Caleb Stokenberg.
𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐓𝐚𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐂𝐮𝐩 (𝐃𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐌𝐫 𝐁𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭)
Jordan Keene and Dylan Foster were the joint winners of the ‘Tauranga Cup’ for player of the tournament, having won one title each over the weekend and featuring in the other final; a fantastic effort from both.
𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐫𝐬, 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐲 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩.
𝐖𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦 𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 ‘𝐣𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬’ 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐥𝐬𝐨 𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐥𝐞𝐝𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬, 𝐜𝐨𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬, 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬, 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬, 𝐂𝐥𝐮𝐛𝐬, 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞'𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐚𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐨𝐫 𝐛𝐨𝐰𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐮𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐫.
𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐛𝐨𝐰𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐰 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬.
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