Rangitoto hold off Rosmini to claim Premier Basketball title

Lacey Lowdown: By their lofty standard a 9-5 regular season effort in the College Sport Auckland Premier competition was nothing to write home about for Rangitoto College. However those following the fortunes of the National Champions know that the team has been plagued by injuries this season. All the leading Premier teams have had to cope without key players at various stages but Rangi have probably been the hardest hit. Comfortably securing the fourth play-off spot they took care of business in the semi-final last week against Auckland Grammar School…

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AGGS beat Mt Albert in cracking Premier Basketball Final

Lacey Lowdown: The College Sport Auckland Premier Girls Basketball final at North Shore Events Centre on Friday night was a match up between traditional foes Auckland Girls Grammar School and Mt Albert Grammar School. With Auckland Girls having won both regular season tussles it was something of a surprise scoreline at quarter time with Mt Albert ahead 22-10. A trey from Riana Rangi-Brown and half a dozen points from Jodeci Joseph did most the damage for MAGS. The regular season champions responded via 7 straight points from Rionne Papa and…

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Baradene football and futsal on the rise

College Sport Media: A youthful Baradene College 1st XI football team has just completed a fruitful APC Premier Division 1 season. On Wednesday night Baradene lost 0-3 to top qualifier and unbeaten Saint Kentigern College in the final after beating perennial contenders Mount Albert Grammar School in their semi-final the previous week. Team captain Abby Murphy, one of just two year 13 players in the team, said the Baradene 1st XI has gelled well in the just completed 12-team Auckland league. “We were happy with how we played in the…

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