Further success for John McGlashan College Students across a range of sporting codes
Maarten De Ridder represented New Zealand in the Oceania Judo Championships in Tonga. He had an excellent competition and achieved a gold medal in his age (Cadets) and weight (-55kg) group .
Bradley Leydon has been named in the New Zealand junior rowing squad.
Lachlan Ellis has been named in the New Zealand Tae kwon-Do team.
Riley Hall has become a New Zealand representative n Karate.
Leroy Ferguson has been selected into the New Zealand Under-16 Rugby League team.
Freddy Wright has also been selected to represent New Zealand, in the Optimist class.
The following players who have been selected into Dunedin Metro basketball squads.
Under 19: Max Gomez, Nathan Scott, Josh Stoddard
Under 17: Alex Byars, Will Edwards, Josh Hope, Jacob Johnson, Dom Morrison, Hamish Robertson
Under 15: Sam Hope, Josh Hou, Anton Stoddard, Oscar Sycamore
Under 13: Caleb Forde, Jacob Hall, Jack Howley, Mason Gain, Malachi Sem-Cheyne, Harry Summers
Matthew Godfrey competed in the Under-15 South Islands competition for badminton and his team came second. Matthew won 15 out of the 18 games he played. He also won an award for being one of the top fourplayers in the South Island in the Under-15 age group.
The McGlashan golf team made history when it won the Otago Championships for the first time. Robbie Perry and Callum White were named in the Otago Under-16 team and Kylie Clark reserve for the Under-19 team.
The JMC Clay Target team won the Jenkinson Cup at the Southland Clay Target Club Intercollegiate Shoot on the 14th May. The team was Archie Calder, Eli Darling, Alex Dodson, George Lowery and Will Morshuis.
Alex Thomson recently received an Otago-Southland Surf Lifesaving Excellence Award as the top Under Men’s Competitor at the Otago Championships. The award was shared with Nathan Wolf, as the two McGlashan lads scored equal points at the Otago Championships.
For Alex, the award capped off his strongest season in Otago and South Island surf lifesaving competition, which saw him score the top-three results in the following individual and team events:
Otago-Southland Surf Lifesaving Championships
Gold medallist in four events: Under-19 Men’s Board Relay, Under-19 Men’s Surf Teams, Open Men’s Beach Relay, Under-19 Men’s Beach Relay.
Silver in three events: Under-19 Men’s Board Race, Under-19 Men’s Beach Sprint, Under-19 Men’s Ski Relay.
Bronze in two events: Under-19 Men’s Beach Flags and Under-19 Men’s Ironman.
South Island Surf Life Saving Championships
Gold medallist in one event: Under-19 Men’s Beach Relay
Silver in three events: Under-19 Men’s Board Rescue, Under-19 Men’s Ski Relay, Under-19 Men’s Surf Teams
Bronze in two events: Under-19 Men’s Ironman and Open Men’s Beach Relay
Finalist in seven other events.
An injury suffered in the last event of the South Island Championships forced Alex to withdraw from surf nationals. Nathan Wolf
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