Daniel Wins North Island Finals

November 25, 2016 at 11:47 AM

Intermediate-age players from all over the North Island competed in the Intermediate School Tennis finals at the Waikato Tennis Centre last week. After two long, hot days of matches, Year 8 College student, Daniel Persson won the Intermediate Boys Open Championship.

It was a big effort from Daniel in an important event and now he will go on to play the winner of the South Island competition.

Also, great results from Year 7 student, James McPherson, who came 5th in the Boys’ Singles and paired with Daniel to place 2nd in the Boys’ doubles. Year 8 student, Ella Simmons also achieved well placing 2nd in the Girls’ Doubles and 6th in the Girls’ Singles.

This follows on from the outstanding results at the AIMS Games earlier this year. Daniel, alongside Year 7 students, Joey Huang and Caleb Mattison won Team Gold, while Daniel and James won Doubles Gold.

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