Secondary Schools Singles

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18 April 2017, 12:09

Aidan Zittersteijn (17) from the Spotswood College, New Plymouth won the Gold Medal in the singles in the New Zealand Indoor Bowls Secondary Schools Championships held at the North Wellington Indoor Bowls Hall, Onepoto, Titahi Bay, North Wellington on Sunday for the second year in a row.

In the final he defeated yesterday's New Zealand Singles champion Matthew Farquhar (16) from Tauhara College, Taupo 11-7 who won the silver medal.

In the semifinals Farquhar defeated Mesha White from Waitakere College 11-5 and Zittersteijn defeated Kaleb Johnston, Waimea College 7-5.

In the play off to decide the bronze medal winner Kaleb Johnston defeated Mesha White 14-6.

Katie-Rae Botica, Villa Maria College won the plate for non-qualifiers in the main event for the second year in a row. She defeated James Powell, Aotea College 9-6 in the final.

68 players from secondary schools throughout the country entered the singles competition.

Main event winner: Aidan Zittersteijn; Runner-Up: Matthew Farquhar
3rd Place playoff: Kaleb Johnston
Plate winner: Katie-Rae Botica