In the final round of play One Tree Hill College defeated Saint Kentigern College 60-52 to clinch the Girl’s Senior A regular season title.
Mount Roskill Grammar and Northcote College finished tied for third spot with 8-6 records. In the head-to-head Northcote won one encounter by 4 but Roskill won the other by 19 meaning Roskill will play St Kentigern in one semi-final on Friday with Northcote facing One Tree Hill in the other.
The top two teams were tied at the quarter make (15-15) before Angelica Vahai and Milla Eckford edged them ahead at the break 29-26 despite 11 points from Misha Pavlenko.
Ash Tuumaialu three and 6 points from Maia Bennett pushed the St Kent’s score along but Savannah Cook and Vahai ensure OTH stayed ahead at three quarter time (46-39).
Shar Tapling and Tuumaialu kept St Kent’s in touch but a couple of threes from Harriet helped OTH protect their lead.
Sacred Heart 52 – M Pavlenko 12, A Tuumaialu 9, M Bennett 8, S Jones 7
One Tree Hill 60 – S Cook 32, A Vahai 17, Harriet 6
Abby Crane scored a game high 21 points for Sacred Heart but Grace Lai and Bri Hadley ensured Northcote College would head to the semi-finals with a confidence boosting win,
Pukekohe 39 – A Crane 21, M Williams 6, M Talakai 5, S Conroy 4
Northcote 68 – G Lai 14, B Hadley 11, M Aitchison 8, L May 8, A Hodgkinson 6
Also heading to the semis with a win under their belts are Mt Roskill Grammar with four players making double figures in the 76-50 win against Pakuranga College..
Mt Roskill 76 – I Chanchui 15, T Jallow 13, P Chanchui 13, Eden Ili 12, B Ione 6
Pakuranga 50 – T Ly 17, E Vaka 12, N Obasuyi 8, J Koteka 7
AGGS 58 – L Patuwairua 38, G Nikoia 11, M Kohunui 7
Avondale 47 – M Whiu 28, P Rasmussen 7, T Raion 6
Senior A Girl’s Standings
13-1 One Tree Hill
12-2 St Kentigern
8-6 Mt Roskill, Northcote
4-10 Pukekohe, AGGS
In the Boy’s Secondary Schools Senior A League Sacred Heart College claimed outright second place on the ladder with a 91-52 win at Macleans College.
Aorere College claimed third spot with a convincing win against Northcote College. Both teams have 10-4 records but Aorere have the better points differential in the head to head thanks to the 33 points win.
Macleans 52 – O Simpson 14, C Mutti 11, B Ananth 7, B Sun 7
Sacred Heart 91 – J Stewart 22, A Davies 16, M Fautuaalii 11, C Reynolds 8, J McKay 8
Aorere 96 Northcote 63
Massey 83 Avondale 93
Mt Roskill 93 Long Bay 57
Senior A Boy’s Standings
13-1 Mt Roskill,
11-3 Sacred Heart
10-4 Aorere, Northcote
2-12 Massey, Long Bay