Nelson and Waimea third in volleyball


Three Nelson teams finished third in the South Island Junior Volleyball champs which finished in Christchurch on Thursday.

Nelson College and Waimea College Year 10 finished third-equal in the boys division one after winning five of their seven games. Nelson College lost their semifinal to Aranui in two sets while Waimea College went down to Shirley Boys also in two – Aranui won the final.

Nayland College finished eighth and Nelson College Year 9 finished 10th.

Waimea College Gold finished third equal in the girls division one competition losing just one game, their semifinal against Riccarton High in two sets. Otago Girls beat Riccarton in the final.

Nelson College for Girls A finished seventh while the college’s B team was ninth. Waimea College Green was 15th and Garin College 16th.