FOREST VIEW HIGH SCHOOL SPORT RESULTS
Athletics: Last week 74 students travelled to Rotorua Lakes High School and competed at the Mid Island Athletic Championships. Fifteen students were placed in the top three of their individual events and will now head to the Domain in Tauranga to compete at the WBOPSS Athletic Champs. Among the top performers were Anton Milnes who was first in the senior boys shot put and discus throw and second in the javelin, Tyro Hewett who was first in the intermediate boys high jump and triple jump and third in the long jump, Eugene Whetu who was first in the junior boys 3000m and second in the 1500m, and Esther Ahsin who was first in the intermediate girls discus throw and third in the shot put. Girls Rugby 7s: A mixture of experienced and first time players represented Forest View High School at the WSS Girls Rugby 7s tournament held last Friday. Forest View won their first two games convincingly against Morrinsville and Hillcrest but went down to Sacred Heart and a Waikato Representative Composite team. The U15 7s team will play in Hamilton this Friday in the WSS U15 Boys competition. Touch: A young and inexperienced team went to the NZSS Waikato Regional Touch Tournament recently. Forest View posted wins in pool play sending them through to the top four. This automatically qualified them to represent Waikato in the Zonal Qualifying tournament in Rotorua later in March. Head girl Leah Townsend led the team well with her representative experience and kept the team settled against very experience teams. Young players Anisha Te Hiko and Quinzel Cody are both representing the Bay of Plenty at the NZ Touch Age Group Nationals. Senior boys Zak van den Berg, Bryce McMullen, Ryan Livingston, Karly Karauna, Matthew Bullock and Teau Takave worked hard at link and mid and were well supported by the new boys Sasha Te Whare, Jayme Walker and Uma Takave. Success at also seen in the Mixed Touch with the girls Ella Livingston, Shavaughn Uerata, Sarah Coffin and Raelene Loye performing well. The team is working hard for Zones hoping to qualify for the Nationals in December. Swimming Championship: Year 13 student Corben Brown represented Forest View at the King Country South Waikato Secondary Schools championship held in Taumarunui recently. Corben amassed a total of 10,750 points after being placed first in 25m butterfly and 25m freestyle, second in 100m medley, 25m breaststroke, 50m freestyle and 50m breaststroke.