New Zealand Secondary Schools (NZSS) Junior Badminton Nationals 2019 Report
The PNBHS Junior A badminton team travelled to Auckland last week (25 - 29 November) to compete in this year tournament held at the North Harbour Badminton Hall. The competition was a round robin format and after three days of competition, the PNBHS have won five and lost two of the matches. The results were as follows:
Beat Avondale College 6 - 0
Beat Macleans College 6 – 0
Beat John Paul College (Rotorua) 5 – 1
Beat Otumoetai College (Tauranga) 4 -2
Beat Kirstin School on countback by 1 game
Lost to King’s College on countback by 5 points
Lost to Westlake High School on countback by 5 points.
The top four schools (Westlake, King’s College, Kirstin and PNBHS) were evenly matched and it come down to points differential to decide the winners. Westlake Boys was victorious while PNBHS finished as runners-up due to our superior matches and points won over Kirstin and King’s College.
Team: Thanh Nguyen, Andy Lin, Finis Zhang, Joonoh Rhee, Lucas Richardson (Vice-Captain) and David Wu (Captain).