It has been another great year for the athletes at Tauranga Boys' College. Nine top five finishes in team sports at NZSS Championships, several New Zealand champions and a Super 8 title in volleyball. Highlights were: NZSS Beach Volleyball champions third year running; NZSS Postal Shoot Champions in Clay Target Shooting; NZSS Top Kayaking school; NZSS first in Mountain Biking; 31 boys got to wear the silver fern this year. Titans Sportsman Of The Year award went to James Thwaite.
Athletics Thomas Rawstron, Dylan Sperling, Reece Thompson; Beach Volleyball Luke Carter, Ryan Forlong, Daniel Kilpatrick; Canoe Slalom Daniel Tuiraviravi; Clay Target Tom Woodd; Golf Kingsley Wright; Hockey James Puchner; Mountain Biking Jack Wilson; Rowing Isaac Crockett-Powell, Nathan Oakley; Rugby Paea Lavaka, Brad Armstrong, William Ngatai, Samuel Takai; Volleyball Joshua Dumper, Daniel Kilpatrick; Squash Tyler Ranger; Water polo Sean McKenzie.
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Student Official Of The Year Rhys Hamilton, basketball; Best All Rounder Daniel Kilpatrick; NZ Junior Volleyball, NZ Junior Beach Volleyball, Senior A Basketball teams, TBC High Jump champion. Pergo Et Perago Award James Thwaite; NZ Men's Canoe Slalom team to World Championships; Prefect; A+ grades in University Calculus, Philosophy, and top of University of Waikato for 100 level Economics paper; TBC Debating and Chess Captains; Best Performance By An Individual Jamie Oakley; NZSS Squash Team, U17 Oceania Champion, NZ U19 Champion. Sports Team Of The Year Canoe Slalom C2; World Junior C2 7th, NZSS U18 C2 champions, NZ Open Men's C2 champions
New Zealand representative selection 2015:
Thomas Reid, Ryan Forlong, Luke Carter (NZ U19 Beach Volleyball); Daniel Kilpatrick (NZ U19 Beach Volleyball, NZ Junior Volleyball); Josh Dumper (NZ Junior Volleyball); Kyle Hamilton (NZ Youth Volleyball); Bryn Fredheim, Maka Ahio, Shi Jie Yong, Callum Philpot, Hoani Lawrence (NZ U17 Beach Volleyball), Patrick Washe, James Thwaite, Daniel Munroe, Luke Robinson (NZ Junior Kayaking); Kane Sefton, Dylan Williams (NZ Surf lifesaving Youth); Daniel Barron (NZ Surf lifesaving Pool Youth); Alan Latham, Kael Johnson (NZ Junior Wrestling); Toby McConnell (NZ Junior Wakeboarding); Daniel Hintz (NZ Cross Country); Jamie Oakley, Alex Revington, Tyler Ranger (NZSS Squash); Ihaia Ngata, Quin Matenga (NZ Maori U18 Surfing); Sean McKenzie (NZ U17 Water Polo); Patrick Neale (NZ U18 Development Basketball); Wade Bennett (NZ U19 Hockey Training squad); Denym Clarke, Henry Te Kani (NZ U21 Maori Hockey).