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Orienteering
Orienteering started last Wednesday night in Rotorua. The weather was hot and the landscape hilly, so everyone had to put in a lot of effort to complete the course. Everyone finished within the hour, which made for an excellent first session.
The second session took place on the following Wednesday in the Rotorua CBD. The competition is now really picking up among the students as the results begin to come in with the race on to see who will achieve the highest overall score.

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BOP Secondary School Volleyball Champs

 It was a weekend of highs and lows. While Saturday's games were tough, our teams bounced back on Sunday with set wins and game wins.

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Trident triathletes

It was an awesome day out for the Trident triathletes competing in the BOP Secondary School Championships. With great weather and the ideal venue at Ohiwa harbour, all that turned out had an enjoyable day.

Te Koha Schick was the first of the Trident athletes to race and did well winning a silver medal.

Dominic Rowland was next up in a grade with some tough competition. Dom had a good race coming in at 4th place.

In a larger field, Lilly Collombet raced in the girls section coming in at 4th place.

Holly Rowland (swim), Jacques Collombet (bike) and Gabriel Aruquipa-Southerwood (run) raced as a team taking first place.

Oliver and Xavier Christie were in the final race of the day. They were 2nd and 3rd out of the water but both managed to move ahead in the cycle stage where they remained close throughout the race. It came down to a sprint finish between the two with Xavier taking gold.

Well done to all of our athletes and congratulations!

Thanks to EBOP Tri club, Tauranga Tri Club and Sport BOP for putting on a great event.

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3x3 basketball Trials

The final trials for 3x3 basketball were held with a good turnout.

2 senior boys teams and 2 junior boys teams will be chosen to play in the BOPSS championships next Friday.

1 team of senior boys will also head to Auckland next month for the 3x3 Zonal tournament.

The junior boys will get another shot in term 4 when a team will be selected to go to Junior Zonals also in Auckland

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On the weekend of February 10, Dominic and Holly Rowland competed in the Tikitapu 2 sprint regatta.

It was a divisional race, so the races were tough. Both performed extremely well over the weekend, making it to the A grade finals and earning placements.

Check out their results below:

Dominic:

1st in K2 14 and under 200/500m

2nd in K4 16 and under men 200/500m

7th in K1 Division B 200/500m

Holly:

2nd in K2 16 and under 500m

2nd in K1 Women 200m Division A B final

3rd in K4 under 16 200m

4th in K2 under 16 200m

7th in K1 Open women's A final 500m (1st under 16 girl)

Mixed ( Dominic and Holly):

6th in K2 16 and under mixed 200m

Awesome work!!

Sports Events - Term 1

FEBRUARY
NZSS Beach Volleyball Champs – 3rd/4th 
BOPSS Volleyball Champs – 17/18th 
BOPSS Triathlon Champs – 20th
BOPSS Futsal Champs – 22nd 
BOPSS Golf Champs – 26th
BOPSS Senior Tennis Champs – 28th 

 
MARCH
BOPSS 3x3 Basketball Champs –1st  
BOPSS Volleyball Champs – 2nd/3rd and 8th/9th 
BOPSS Athletics Champs – 6th March
Class photos 12th
BOPSS Swimming Champs – 13th March   
BOPSS Touch Champs –14th  
WBOPSS Athletic Champs- 26th 
NZSS Summer Tournament- 17th- 22nd= volleyball, 3x3 basketball, kayaking, rowing
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For further information or queries contact our Sport Coordinator
Steph Walker - sport@trident.school.nz.

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