Congratulations to our Swimming Champions!
Under 14 Girls-Amelia O’Connell, Under 15 Girls-Meghan Appelman, Under 16 Girls-Tylah Higginson, Under 19 Girls-Brooke-Amelia Lewington.
Under 14 Boys-Pierce Aarsen, Under 15 Boys-Lachlan O’Connell, Under 16 Boys-Gavin Hosnell, Under 19 Boys Liam Labett.
A successful morning of swimming from the brother and sister combination of Lachlan and Amelia O’Connell.
Between them, 3 long-standing records were broken:
- Lachlan O’Connell (under 15 Boys) 50m Breast Stroke 49.5 (new record) previous= 50.44s (held by Jared Gray 2005)
- Amelia O’Connell (under 14 Girls) 25m Freestyle 17.84 (new record in heat) previous= 18.05 (held by Grace Hammond 2008)
- Amelia O’Connell (under 14 Girls) 50m Breaststroke 50.78 (new record) previous= 53.29 (Hanna Hammond in 2008).
Kuranui Athletic Champions
Under 14 Girls-Amelia O’Connell, Under 16 Girls-Amelia Butcher, Senior Girls-Brooke-Amelia Lewington and Emily Morison.
Under 14 Boys-Callum Higginson, Under 16 Boys-Lincoln Williams, Senior Boys-Brock Loader.
1st XV – Won 21-19 against Rathkeale 2nds. Won 54-0 against Wairarapa College 3rds.
U15- Won 26-17 against Rathkeale Green.
Netball – Grading games
Kuranui A – Won 24-11 against Chanel A. Won 17-15 against Wairarapa College Int. A.
Kuranui Maroon – Won 22-13 against Makoura B. Lost 13-17 against SMS Snr A.
Kuranui Blue – Lost 3-19 against Wai Coll Senior Social. Lost 0-35 against SMS Jnr B.
Kuranui Junior A – Lost 10-30 against Wai Coll Int Blue. Lost 2-28 against Wairarapa College Snr Blue. Players of the day were Ruby Fairbrother and Annabell Shields.
Football– Grading games
Kuranui Boys 1st XI – 3-3 draw against Chanel 1st XI, with Brock Loader having a great game.
Kuranui Boys 2nd XI – lost to Rathkeale 2nd XI. Won 18-0 against Chanel Colts.
Kuranui Boys 3rd XI – lost 1-2 against Rathkeale Junior White, a very evenly matched game, with Josh Price named player of the day. Game 2- Lost 1-3 against Wairarapa College Junior Blue.
Kuranui Girls -Won 3-0 against St Matts 2
Kuranui dominated the midfield with our quick players up front hassled their defence all day. Strong showing from Danielle Turton and Emily Morison in central midfield who shared the scoring.
Izzy Davidson was named player of the day who shined in her first game in defence.
Game 2- Won 3-0 against Makoura 1.
Player of the day was Femke van Steensel who managed some awesome tackles!
Kuranui Girls 1st XI- Won 3-0 against Queen Margaret 2.
Won 11-0 against Paraparaumu. Won 11-0 against Wellington East 2.
Boys 1st XI- Won 3-0 against Wairarapa College 3.
1 nil at half time. 3 nil full time. Great first game with a lot of new players in the team. Goal scorers Curtis Goodley, Jordan McGarva, Gavin Hosnell. Player of the day was Gavin Hosnell Strong all round play.
Game 2- Lost 0-4 against Rathkeale Pioneers, a few areas to work on at next practice with Curtis Goodley, who worked tirelessly all day, named player of the day.
Kuranui Rockets vs. Kuranui Jets won by Rockets.
Kuranui Rocket won 29-21 against Chanel.
Kuranui Jets lost to Makoura.
Kuranui Cross Country Age Group Champions
U14 Girls- Amelia O’Connell, U15 Girls- Amelia Butcher, U16 Girls- Jeni Davidson, Senior Girls- Courtney Yee.
U14 Boys- Connor Turton, U15 Boys- Anthony Rowe-Penny, U16 Boys- Thomas Laybourn.
Wairarapa Secondary Schools Cross Country Champs
Kuranui had a team of 11 runners that competed at the Solway Show grounds in Masterton with all runners showing tremendous courage in the wet misery conditions.
Top 10 placings were achieved by Amelia Butcher 6th in the U15 Girls, Jeni Davidson 6th in the U16 Girls, Thomas Laybourn 7th in the U16 Boys, Amelia O’Connell 10th in the U14 Girls and Anthony Rowe-Penny 4th in the U15 boys.
A huge thank-you to our Kuranui staff and students who assisted in time-keeping/finishing judging and course spotters.
To Michael Rowe-Penny (our head course marker), along with Anthony and Amelia for marking the course out for us with cones, ‘Thank-you all’, we appreciate it.
Kuranui Swimming House Points
Points are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings and participating.
Congratulations to our Wairarapa Netball Representatives
Olivia Cadwallader – U15 Development Team.
Leana Malcom-Rzoska – U15 Team.
Tyler Higgison- U16 Team.