Despite heavy rain and cool temperatures the finals of the Montana Foods and Events Secondary Schools Monday night competition were held on June 11 with some great netball on display.
There was a barricade of umbrellas spanning the side lines indicating good spectator support for all teams. Over the evening five finals were held and results were:
Year 10 Final
Winner: St Peter's 10A,
Runner up: CHS Junior Premier.
This was a close and competitive game with St Peter's winning the game 26 goals to 22.
Development B Grade Final
Winner: St Peter's Premier Reserve
Runner up: Ōtorohanga College B.
In this game St Peter's Premier Reserve dominated, winning 66 goals to 25.
Development A Grade Final
Winner: Cambridge Prem Res,
Runner up: St Paul's Development.
For this game Cambridge Prem Res were too strong, winning 43 goals to 26.
Premier B Grade Final
Winner: Waikato Dio Senior Development,
Runner up: Taupō nui a Tia College Prems.
This again was a close and competitive game with Waikato Dio Senior Development, winning 36 goals to 29.
Premier A Grade Final
Winner: Hamilton Girls High School Premier, Runner up: St Peter's Premier.
This of all the finals was a fiercely competitive game with St Peter's taking a narrow one goal lead at the end of the first quarter and the second quarter a draw.
St Peter's then crept ahead by a further goal at the end of the third quarter to be ahead by two goals only to see Hamilton Girls High School Premier take out the final quarter to win 38 goals to 35.
For the main part this game was goal for goal with both teams showing guts, spirit and determination.
There was enormous spectator support and in the wet conditions bodies were put on the line for this game.
Congratulations to all teams who participated in the competition and thanks to all the coaches, managers, supporters, officials, volunteers and sponsors.