Girls win NZ Indoor Cricket Champs

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Victors, from left, Zamera Ikiua, Sonya Vaia, Neena Woollaston and past student Katia Kennedy.

Howick College is celebrating the efforts of Neena Woollaston (Y11), Sonnia Vaia (Y10), Zamera Ikiua (Y10), and past student Katia Kennedy (2020) and the Northern Districts 21U women’s team.

They took first place at the 2022 NZ Indoor Cricket Provincial Championships in Auckland from July 28 – 30.

The girls also represented Northern Districts at the Provincial Junior Indoor Cricket Tournament in Wellington over the school holidays where they were selected for the tournament team.

Four Howick College netball players make NZ secondary school squad

Meanwhile the school has also announced netball players Rileigh Campbell (Y12), Brooklyn Murray (Y13) and Lili Tokaduadua (Y12) have been selected for the 24-strong New Zealand team, along with Eseta Waiqaira (Y12) who has been named as one of five reserves.

“We also acknowledge coaches Mrs Adelita Sotutu and Mrs Amy du Plessis who have fostered these premier athletes.

“It is a credit to your dedication and skill as coaches that so many of the NZ team come from Howick College,” the school said.