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Selwyn Times: March 21, 2017

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22 Tuesday March 21 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi SELWYN TIMES The Lincoln High School Senior A Girls Volleyball team will be attending the New Zealand Secondary Schools volleyball tournament in Palmerston North from the 26th of March to the 1st of April. The 2017 team is a mixed group of experienced and young players who are extremely talented and committed to their chosen sport. The girls have been training consistently twice a week since the start of the school year and have made some excellent progress in both their ability and coming together as a tight team. The team competes in the Canterbury Volleyball Monday night competition and have recently represented Lincoln High School at both the South Island and Canterbury championships, in which they have shown some impressive improvement as well as achieving some pleasing results. In Palmerston North Lincoln High School will be competing with 128 other girls’ teams and will be looking to continue the schools proud history of performing well at New Zealand’s largest secondary schools sporting event. For six of the girls (Brooklyn Neame, Laura McGregor, Ruby Lynn, Elizabeth Chambers, Rachel Pero and Grace Long) this will be their last opportunity to participate at the national tournament and is something they have been building and training for over the past 5 years. For the other three players (Mackenzie Pringle, Janie Watkins and Bridget Allan), this will be their first time representing Lincoln at the tournament and no doubt will be a chance for them to learn what it takes to compete with the best, whilst also striving to send the older girls off on a positive and winning note. The players and management are extremely grateful for the assistance of all sponsors and supporters who have supported them financially in their endeavours, without their help, getting to the tournament would not be possible. Brooklyn Neame Rachel Pero Elizabeth Chambers Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Custom fabrication and engineering 74 Buchan Street, Sydenham, Christchurch. Phone: 03 366 5308. Phone: 021 325 611 Janie Watkins Grace Long Bridget Allan Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Sponsored by: 637 Halswell Junction Road, Hornby South, Christchurch Phone: 03 349 2605 Three Arrows Dairy PREBBLETON 583 Springs Road, Prebbleton. Phone: 03 349 8825 HELEN LEE Ray White Lincoln Unit 2 / 19 Gerald Street, Lincoln 7608 Phone: 03 325 7299 Mackenzie Pringle Laura McGregor Ruby Lynn Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Sponsored by: RURAL BANKING 27 Lincoln Road, Spreydon, Christchurch. Phone: 03 338 5232 Rhodes Rd, RD2, Christchurch. Ph: 03 329 6979. Unit 3 19 Nga Mahi Road, Sockburn, Christchurch Mob: 021 221 1880 51 Carlyle Street, Sydenham, Christchurch. Phone: 03 365 0028 67 Gerald Street, Lincoln. Phone: 03 325 2120.

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday March 21 2017 23 The Lincoln High School Senior A Boys Volleyball team will be attending the New Zealand Secondary Schools volleyball tournament in Palmerston North from the 26th of March to the 1st of April. This is the first time for a couple of years that Lincoln is sending a boy’s team to New Zealand’s largest secondary schools sporting event. The team is full of experience with a sprinkling of youth, which means the hopes are high for some pleasing results. With the help and guidance of ex-student Pesa Morrison, the boys have been training consistently twice a week since the start of the school year and have made some excellent progress in both their ability and coming together as a tight team. The team competes in the Canterbury Volleyball Monday night competition and have recently represented Lincoln High School at both the South Island (in which they finished a pleasing 9th) and Canterbury championships, in which they have shown some impressive improvement as well as achieving some pleasing results. In Palmerston North Lincoln High School will be competing with over 180 other teams and will be looking to continue the schools proud history of performing well at New Zealand’s largest secondary schools sporting event. For five of the boys (Jack Lavender, Will Wroe, Regan Kay, Riley Bruhns and Ben Bowen) this will be their last opportunity to participate at the national tournament and is something they have been building and training for over the past 5 years. For the other five players (Carlito Shalfoon, Robson Harker, Ryan Vincent, Mark Turner and Ben Sisson), this will be their first time representing Lincoln at the tournament and no doubt will be a chance for them to learn what it takes to compete with the best, whilst also striving to send the older boys off on a positive and winning note. The players and management are extremely grateful for the assistance of all sponsors and supporters who have supported them financially in their endeavours, without their help, getting to the tournament would not be possible. Regan Kay Sponsored by: 4-6 Maurice Street, Lincoln Ph: 0800 001 689 www.lincolnmotel.co.nz 3 Deans Avenue, Christchurch Ph: 027 220 5043. B: 03 375 4700 Ben Bowen Riley Bruhns Ben Sisson Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Sponsored by: www.plus4.co.nz LEANNE MORGAN Ray White Lincoln Unit 2 / 19 Gerald Street, Lincoln 7608 Phone: 03 325 7299 BRICK AND BLOCK FENCING GARAGE DOORS Phone: 0800 63 8080 Mark Turner Ryan Vincent William Wroe Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Sponsored by: 9 Canada Crescent, Christchurch Phone: 03 349 0343 Shop 7, Rolleston Square. Phone: 03 347 1322 fb.com/rollestonhaircuts www.rollestonhaircuts.co.nz SH Herman Limited Certified Plumbers NEW HOME SPECIALIST Phone: Steve 021 222 7479 Carlito Shalfoon Robson Harker Jack Lavender Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Elite Training Services (S.I) Ltd & Ropeworks Ltd Phone: (027) 444 -7445 & (0800) ABSEIL www.elitetraining.co.nz & www.ropeworks.co.nz 9 Francella Street, Bromley, Christchurch. Phone: 03 384 8133. office@marbello.com Phone: 021 325 611