Nelson College For Girls pick of the bunch at SISS netball


Nelson College for Girls finished 13th in the A grade at the South Island Secondary Schools’ netball tournament at Saxton Stadium which finished this afternoon.

Nelson College beat Otago Girls’ High School 41-28 to secure the spot after beating Dunedin’s Columba College 37-26 in their opening game of the last day.

Waimea College finished 22nd in the same grade after beating Lincoln High School 35-33 to start their day, they lost 34-22 to St Peter’s College in the playoff for 21st.

In the B grade; Nayland College and Garin College found themselves playing each other for 17th place, with Garin winning the contest 31-28.

Golden Bay High School won the C grade final with a 39-25 win over Picton’s Queen Charlotte College.

St Hilda’s Collegiate from Dunedin won the A grade final with a 38-37 victory over Marlborough Girls’ College.