SAS Secondary Schools National Championships tip off

By Basketball New Zealand

The SAS Secondary Schools National Championships have tipped off today at the Central Energy Trust Arena in Palmerston North. Over 850 secondary school athletes will take to the court vying for the A and AA trophies. Of those, a number of players that are part of the Junior Tall Blacks and Junior Tall Ferns wider squads are representing their schools. Many will feature on the show court, where people can watch a livestream of the games on Maori TV.

Junior Tall Ferns playing at the SAS Secondary Schools National Championships:

Tiarna Clarke (North Harbour Basketball) - Westlake Girls

Kendell Heremaia (Waikato Basketball Council) - St Peters Cambridge

Alyssa Hirawani (Waikato Basketball Council) - Hamilton Girls

Joellen How (New Plymouth Basketball Association) - New Plymouth Girls

Zara Jillings (North Harbour Basketball) - Westlake Girls

Charlisse Leger-Walker (Waikato Basketball Council) - St Peters Cambridge

Esra McGoldrick (Canterbury Basketball Association) - Rangi Ruru

Stirling Pitman (Waikato Basketball Council) - Hamilton Girls

Bayley Ransfield (New Plymouth Basketball Association) - New Plymouth Girls

Charlotte Whittaker (North Canterbury Basketball Association) - Rangiora High School

Squad Members Not at the SAS Secondary Schools National Championships:

McKenna Dale (USA)

Aliyah Dunn (Southland Basketball Association)

Darci Finnigan (Waitakere West Auckland Basketball Inc.)

Akiene (Tera) Reed (North Harbour Basketball)

Nicole Ruske (Basketball Otago)

Junior Tall Blacks playing at the SAS Secondary Schools National Championships:

Joshua Aitcheson (Basketball Otago) - Kings High School

Jack Ansell (Canterbury Basketball Association) - Christchurch Boys

Samson Aruwa (Basketball Auckland) - Auckland Grammar

Quinn Clinton (Canterbury Basketball Association) - Christchurch Boys

Max Darling (Nelson Basketball Association) - Nelson Boys

Daniel Fotu (North Harbour Basketball) - Rangitoto

Michael Gardner (Waitakere West Auckland Basketball Inc.) - Mt Albert Grammar

Corey Le'aupepe (Wellington Basketball Association) - St Patricks Kilbirnie

Isaac Letoa (North Harbour Basketball) - Westlake Boys

Hamish McDonald (Waikato Basketball Council) - Hillcrest High School

Callum McRae (Palmerston North Basketball Association) - Palmerston North Boys

Thane O'Leary (New Plymouth Basketball Association) - New Plymouth Boys

Emmerson Potts-Broughton (New Plymouth Basketball Association) - New Plymouth Boys

Taane Samuel (Wellington Basketball Association) - Scots College

Kaeleb Tyner-Wenman (Wellington Basketball Association) - St Patricks Kilbirnie

Samuel Waardenburg (North Harbour Basketball) - Rangitoto College

Squad Members not at the SAS Secondary Schools National Championships:

Tai Wynyard (Waitakere West Auckland Basketball Inc.)

Matthew Dukes (Basketball Otago)

Sioeli Vaiangina (Counties-Manukau Basketball Association)

Liam Thornton (North Harbour Basketball)

Angus McWilliam (Canterbury Basketball Association)

Jordan Lindbom (Nelson Basketball Association)

Toby Gillooly (Canterbury Basketball Association)

Sione Kuli Helu (Wellington Basketball Association)

Brandon James (North Harbour Basketball)

Streamed Games can be seen on Maori TV here: http://www.maoritelevision.com/tv/shows/college-basketball-2016

Monday, 26 September

10:45am Kavanagh V Buller (A Girls Pool A)

12:30pm Rangi Ruru V Rangiora (AA Girls Pool D)

4:00pm New Plymouth Boys V St Patricks Kilbirnie (AA Boys Pool B)

5:45pm Stratford V Hillmorton (A Boys Pool B)

Tuesday, 27 September

10:45am Manukura V St Kevins (A Boys Pool A)

12:30pm St Peters Cambridge V Napier Girls (AA Girls Pool A)

4:00pm Palmerston North Boys V Hamilton Boys (AA Boys Pool C)

5:45pm Waihi V Stratford (A Girls Pool B)

Wednesday, 28 September

10:45am Rangitoto V St Marys Wellington (AA Girls Pool B)

12:30pm Rangitoto V Westlake Boys (AA Boys Pool A)

4:00pm A Girls Semi Final 1

5:45pm A Boys Semi Final 1

Thursday, 29 September

12:30pm AA Girls Quarter Final (1st/8th)

2:15pm AA Boys Quarter Final (1st/8th)

5:00pm A Girls Grand Final

6:45pm A Boys Grand Final

Friday, 30 September

1:30pm AA Girls Semi-Final

3:15pm AA Boys Semi-Final

6:00pm AA Girls Semi-Final

7:45pm AA Boys Semi-Final

Saturday, 1 October

9:00am AA Girls Playoff for 3rd/4th

10:45am AA Boys Playoff for 3rd/4th

3:30pm AA Girls Grand Final

5:30pm AA Boys Grand Final

- This story has been automatically published using a media release from Basketball New Zealand

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