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New Zealand Schools 2011

posted Aug 24, 2011, 2:50 PM by Gina Connell


The New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships were held at Table Tennis Manawatu from 22nd to 24th August.  A results summary follows:

In the A Grade Auckland Grammar team of Xu Ning, Bill Xie, Taichi Akaoka and Roger Rao proved too strong for the Macleans College team of Zhiyang Cheng, Prajoal Arisht, and Xiao Jin winning 4‐1.  Xu Ning performed extremely well in the final beating both Prajoal Arisht 11‐8, 11‐8, 11‐6 and Zhiyang Cheng 11‐4, 11‐7, 6‐11, 11‐4. St Kentigern College finished 3rd ahead of Westlake Boy's High School.

In the B Grade the Freyberg team of Zac Lochhead, Dean Lochhead and Apiata Tipene defeated the Macleans team of Robert Shin, Johnny Lu and Choo‐Hang Khoo 4‐2.  Freyberg had previously lost to this team in the round robin stage.

In the C Grade the Hillcrest High team of Frankie Yuan, Charles Bridger and Tiger Xu beat Lincoln High team of Jesse Wilson, Kyle Ho, Harrison Ward and Steven Ye. Jesse Wilson went through the C Grade unbeaten.

In the Girls Grade St Cutherberts team of Jennifer Tseng, Carolyn Zou, Melissa Lim and Prim Earsakul were too strong for Epsom Girls team of Dawn Ee, Margaret Xie, Doris Zhang and Eva Leung winning 4‐2.

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