Sports Report 12th March

Sports Report 12th March

Sports Report 12th March • Secondary | Sport News • Physical • Secondary • Bethlehem College

Last weekend the Bethlehem College rowers participated in the North Island Championships over the weekend.  There were 1865 rowers competing from 100 schools.

In the Quad races  Lara Hindley, Mackenzie Perry, Roz Ahearn, Isabella Beale with their cox Luc Lassale achieved fifth place overall in the U18 Girls.  Tom Jury, Jack Perkins, Joel Cleary, Levi Grimmer and their cox Luc Lassale achieved seventh in the U15 Boys.

In the doubles Lara Hindley and Mackenzie Perry achieved ninth place in the U18 girls age group. Tom Jury and Jack Perkins achieved tenth place in the U15 Boys and Roz Ahearn and Fleur Lassale were placed seventeenth overall in the U16 Girls.

In the Singles, Luke Clinton achieved  eighth place in the U18 Boys, Mackenzie Perry earnt ninth place in the U18 Girls, Roz Ahearn placed 11th in the U15 Girls and Matthew Bartlett placed 15th in the U17 Boys.

These are fantastic results and are the culmination of our Rowers dedication and commitment to their sport throughout the year.


The National Surf Lifesaving Championships were held over four days, at Mt Maunganui with over 850 competitors from all over NZ competing.  It was a hugely competitive with Omanu Surf Club winning overall on points.

Isabella Etherington (Year 9) was named co-captain of the Omanu Team which was a huge honour.  Isabella performed really well in the highly competitive U14 Female division where she got into either the semi-finals or finals for all events.  She was tenth overall in board relay and 14th overall in the diamond race.

Luke Morton (Year 8) U12 had an amazing carnival winning several medals.  He got gold in Beach relay and Board Relay, silver in grand cameron, bronze in beach flags.  He also got into the finals for the surf race, run swim run and beach sprint! 

Charlie Etherington (Year 7) U12 had a great carnival.  He got into 3 finals - Run swim run, board relay and grand cameron. 

Overall - the Omanu Team did so well with many athletes exceeding their expectations.  They have all trained so hard all year and the results were a real credit to them.