Sports Shorts

Congratulations to these Westlake students who have been selected for the North Harbour Women’s NPC Ruby team to compete in the (FPC) Farah Palmer Cup: Holly Williams (pictured centre), Ava Jericevich, Christabelle and Demielle Onesemo.

Rhythmic Gymnastics
Congratulations also to Year 9 student Athena Li (pictured right) who was awarded Junior International First in Club Champion in Grade 6 at the 2022 National Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition in Invercargill. What an outstanding effort!

Grace Campbell, Year 11 (pictured left), recently competed at the National Diving Champs in Dunedin, winning both the 1m and Platform events at the Junior Elite level. Well done Grace!

During the July school holidays Charlotte Graham, Year 12 (pictured on the left of the image at right), went to the Gold Coast/Brisbane on tour with the New Zealand Junior White Sox softball squad. They played nine games in four days, against the best women’s teams in Queensland, and finished the tour winning six games out of the nine.
This is Charlotte’s second year in the squad and she is hoping to attend the Oceania Qualifier in 2023. Well done Charlotte!

Westlake lacrosse players Megha Kundapur (Year 13), Michelle Farrell (Year 13) and Ella McPherson (Year 13) were selected into an U18 New Zealand Women’s Lacrosse team, which competed in a tournament in Adelaide from 6-11 July. The New Zealanders placed fourth overall.

Megha, Michelle and Ella were proud to represent New Zealand at such a high level of sport and appreciated the opportunity to play in Australia. Awesome stuff!


Mountain Biking

Emma Clipstone, Year 13 (pictured right) competed in the North Island Schools U20 Cyclocross Mountain Biking Championships in the  Hawke’s Bay recently. As you can see by the photo it was a very muddy track!

Congratulations to Emma, who won the U20 age group.