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House Basketball Competition

29 September, 2017

Photos taken by the Student Media Group

On Friday 29th September the second house competition was held, the theme was basketball. The students of the primary school met in their house rooms after lunch, where they readied themselves for the afternoon’s events. One by one the teams arrived, each student proudly displaying their team colours, The year 2s opened the house competition with a basket shooting display (completion). Pukeko (Blue team) won this event closely followed by Tui. The year 2s were followed by the year 3/4s who competed in a 4v4 half court tournament. The opening games were between Kiwi and Tui and, Pukeko versed Moa. The winners of the previous games, Kiwi and Pukeko, met in a final while the other two teams battled it out for 3 rd place. Pukeko took the honours in this keenly contested year 3/4 final. The day was capped off with the year 5/6s playing a 3v3 half court tournament. Like the 3/4s, Kiwi took on Tui while Pukeko played Moa in the opening round. However this time, Tui opposed Moa in a passionate final. Both teams gave it their all, eventually the Tui team proved to be too strong, winning by 4 points. Teams accrued points based on their overall ranking at the end of each year level competition. When the points were tallied, Pukeko had triumphed again, this time over Tui by 4 points. Pukeko’s House Captain, Princess Osathai, accepted the winning trophy on behalf of Pukeko house for the 2nd time this academic year.

Mark Riley

PE Specialist Teacher

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