Volleyball

Rangitoto’s golden ten days of summer involved our teams stunning the Auckland and New Zealand secondary schools volleyball community. Our teams made history!

 

Our Premier Boys team, captained by Ethan Skelton, had the perfect season winning all five competitions entered.   

New Zealand Secondary Schools—placed first and the first-ever Rangitoto team to win this event.

Auckland Championship—placed first for the first time in 13 years.

Premier League—placed first.

Harbour Super League—placed first.

Harbour Seeding Tournament—placed first.

On the back of this unprecedented success, a number of individuals were recognised in tournament teams.

National Tournament Team: Ethan Skelton MVP, Connor Oakley, Lucas Payne, Nico Lietz

Auckland Championship Tournament Team: Nico Lietz MVP, Ethan Skelton, Lucas Payne

 

Our Premier Girls captained by Kaia Buckley also had a stellar season.

New Zealand Secondary Schools—bronze medal.

Auckland Championship—placed first and the first Rangitoto girls team to win this event.

Premier League—placed first.

Harbour Super League—placed first.

Individual Honours achieved were:

NZ Tournament Team: Honoka Maeda

Auckland Championship Girls Tournament Team: Kiana Stevenson MVP, Shauna Li, Kirsty Laming, Honoka Maeda

 

The Rangi B Boys were also in action over summer sports week and excelled by winning the first-ever Senior North Island Satellite Tournament. A huge achievement for our future stars.

 

In achieving these results Rangitoto became the first school to win both the Auckland Championship Senior titles in the same year. 

 

A special thank you to our amazing skilled coaches (almost all ex-students who are giving back) and the hard-working managers. 

Premier Boys: Coaches Johann Timmer and Sam Bell, with Josh Bullen managing the team

Premier Girls: Coaches Nina Kerr and Adam Watson, with Jamie Sowter managing the team

Rangi B Boys: Coaches Josh Paterson and Matty Bell, with Graham Lowe managing the team