Sports awards for Te Awamutu College
Sports Awards: Te Awamutu College Trophy — Most Outstanding Girls Volleyball Player, Ave Aguirre; Te Awamutu College Trophy, Senior Girls Athletic Champion McFall Cup, Senior Girls Cross Country Champion Linton Cup, Best Female Athlete Gordon Cup, Best All Round Athlete Hey Trophy for Success at Waikato Secondary Schools Sports Events Sanders Trophy, Most Outstanding Player Girls Rugby, Leah Belfield; Murray Green Cup for Best Male Athlete, Ethan Carter; Lambeth Trophy — Senior Girls Swimming Champion, Lara Doig; Grant Cockburn Memorial Trophy — 1st XI Most Valuable Player, Jacob Dykshoorn; Norah Smith Award — Outstanding Netball Player, Jamie Hobbs; Te Awamutu College Trophy — Intermediate Boys Athletic champion, Troy James; Te Awamutu College Trophy — Intermediate Girls Cross Country champion, Ruby Kirwan; Te Awamutu College Trophy — Senior Boys Athletic Champion, Most Outstanding 1st XV Rugby Player, Quest Michael-Tapu; Sanders Cup — Senior Boys Cross Country Champion, Taylor Morris; Te Awamutu College Trophy — Intermediate Girls Swimming Champion, Neeve Morrison; Wilson Cup — Best School Boy Rower, George Poolman; Most Outstanding Player Girls Lacrosse, Anna Scott; Most Outstanding Player Boys Lacrosse, Kaleb Roberts; Kia Kaha Trophy for Most Outstanding 1st XI Soccer Player, Nirvana Steiner; Grant Bain Memorial Trophy — Senior Boys Swimming Champion, Tiaan Van Rooyen; CB Green Ltd Cup — Best School Girl Rower; Ilaria Vrensen.
Special Sports Awards
Waikato Girls Under 17 Volleyball representative, Waikato Womens Under 20 Volleyball representative, Katerina Amituanai; Waikato Under 17 Girls Volleyball representative, Anika Bailey, Nikyla Miezenbeek; Waikato Secondary Schools Tennis Titleholder Senior Girls Doubles, Nikita Beck and McKenzie Heaslip; Waikato Secondary Schools Athletics triple titleholder, North Island Secondary Schools Athletics triple titleholder, Placegetter at New Zealand Secondary Schools Athletics, Leah Belfield; Waikato Secondary Schools Athletics placegetter, New Zealand Secondary Schools placegetter, Ethan Carter; Waikato under 18 Lacrosse representative, Senior Mens Representative, Xavier Cox, Dalton Hargreaves; Waikato Under-18 Girls Lacrosse representative, Lilli Daniel, Charlotte Miller; Waikato Secondary Schools Swimming placegetter, Lara Doig; Waikato Under-18 Mixed Touch representative, Team Waikato under 21 Mixed Touch representative, Team League New Zealand Girls Tag Team, Arnica Marshall; Waikato Under-18 Girls Lacrosse representative, Waikato Womens Lacrosse representative, NZ Under 19 and Under 23 Lacrosse Squad Member, Tabitha Mason; Waikato Under-18 Girls Rugby representative, Ruby Mellsop, Serena Naqarese, Lauren Otto, Hera Retemeyer, Sina Tainefu; Waikato Under-18 Mixed Touch representative team, Waikato under 21 Mixed Touch representative team, Waikato Under-18 Girls Rugby representative, Maria Muraahi; Waikato under 18 Lacrosse representative, Kaleb Roberts; Waikato under 18 Lacrosse representative, NZ Under 23 Lacrosse squad member, Anna Scott; NISS Show Hunter Champions, Tanesha Swinton and Breanna Young; Waikato Secondary Schools Athletics titleholder, Waikato Secondary Schools Athletics representative, Haereakau Tihi; New Zealand under 16 Touch representative, Donald Tonihi; Waikato Secondary Schools Swimming placegetter and Swimming New Zealand Scholarship recipient, Tiann Van Rooyen; NISS Show Hunter Champions, Waikato under 18 Lacrosse representative, NZ under 19 and Under 23 Lacrosse squad member, Tegan Walmsley; Waikato Secondary Schools Rock Climbing Champion, Jasmine Weaver; New Zealand 250cc Schools Motorcross Champion, New Zealand CrossCountry Champion, Daniel White.
Cameron: Helen Crowe Memorial Trophy for Athletics, College Shield for Volleyball, College Trophy for Soccer, College Trophy Cup for Badminton.
Gorst: College Cup for Inter-house Rugby.
Melrose: Coleman Shield for Swimming and College Trophy for Softball.
Selwyn: Lenco Cup for Netball, College Shield for Basketball, Hull Cup for Cross-Country, College Trophy for Singing and Haka.
The Ardent Trophy for the best house spirit, use of house colours and being the most organised house, Melrose.
Winners of the Ag Freeman Rosebowl for Interhouse Supremacy, Melrose, Selwyn and Cameron — a triple deadheat. Sports Awards
Bev Garrett Memorial Trophy for Excellence: Donald Tonihi.
Donald was in the New Zealand Boys under 16 Touch team that toured and played in Australia earlier in the year. Tataurangi Family Trophy for Outstanding Performance in an Individual Sport: Leah Belfield.
Leah finished last year at the New Zealand Secondary School Champs with a 5th in the Senior girls and 3rd in the 200m. She won all her events at College Athletics and the King Country Zones Championships before winning the Senior Girls’ 100, 200 and 400m at the Waikato/ Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools championships. She then went on win both Senior Girls’ 100m and 200m and relay at the North Island Secondary Schools’ Championships. Tangata Toa o Te Tau Trophy for Sportsperson of the Year: Daniel White (see story page 10).
Celebrating a first three-way tie for Inter-House supremacy are, from left: Selwyn leaders Rosie Numan and Paul James-Lyon, Melrose leaders Lilli Daniel and Tyreece O’Neill and Cameron leaders Arnica Marshall and Phoenix Phillips.