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Picks for NZSSC

Show Profile  PaulS Posted: 20 July 2005, 10:44 AM  
See who gets closest...

Boys
Sen: Thomas Reynolds
Int: Josh Nicholls
Jun: Scott McDonald

Thomas Reynolds and Scott McDonald will be too strong for their competitors. Intermediate boys is wide open as a result of all the regular orienteers in intermediate devaluing the grade and choosing to run up... I'm backing a fellow Napier BHS mate.

Girls
Sen: Lizzie Ingham
Int: Cara McDonald
Jun: Kate Morrison

If Lizzie can repeat JWOC form no one will be able to touch her. Cara's been ill lately, hasn't done a lot of orienteering but she is the most experienced in the grade. It's hard not to back a Morrison.

I think the most interesting competition will be the overall schools competition. Can Napier Boys size overcome the emergence of Havelock North as a force in national schools orienteering, or will Birkenhead steamroll them both? It makes out to be a very exciting championships. Hopefully not as wet as last year!


Show Profile  Ellmo1769 Posted: 20 July 2005, 2:33 PM  
Senior Boys
1. Thomas Reynolds
2. Simon Jager
3. Jack Vincent
Senior Girls
1. Lizzie Ingham
2. Kate Rea
3. Tineke Berthelsen
Intermediate Boys
1. Josh Nicholls
2. Sam Eames
3. Jamie Brigham Watson
Intermediate Girls
1. Cara McDonald
2. Rachel Goodwin
3. Helen Watson
Junior Boys
1. Scott McDonald
2. Aari Barrett
3. Toby Scott
Junior Girls
1. Kate Morrison
2. Georgia Ramsden
3. Olivia Gregory

How does the score system work for this??

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Show Profile  Andrew M Posted: 20 July 2005, 2:38 PM  
Secondary Schools are this Friday and Saturday at a map called Harakeke. Harakeke is just out of Wangavegas.

Any ideas on the number of entries. Last year event topped 450? which would make it the biggest orienteering event in the country?

Show Profile  PaulS Posted: 20 July 2005, 3:36 PM  
You can access the event program at:
http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/ingham/NZSSPr.doc

I don't think it's quite matched last year's entries.

Show Profile  Jamie Posted: 21 July 2005, 3:19 AM  
Have to agree with all those picks Paul...maybe a couple of speed freaks, Kate Rea and Duncan O'Reagan for the senior grades if they can be consistent. Also big wraps on Daniel Barnfield hes good on flat dunes

No one will beat the MacDonalds unless something goes horribly wrong, Kate is not quite so clear cut and intermediate boys is one of those grades that some new fast guy might win, but if its tricky enough Jamie Brigham Watson is a fella with the skills to hold it together.

Show Profile  Jack Vincent Posted: 21 July 2005, 8:24 AM  
I think that whatever happens happens and the winner will deserve the win...

Show Profile  Jamie Posted: 21 July 2005, 10:39 AM  
Lifes not fair Jack...arrogant koozas who don't train win all the time.

Look at Neil Kerrison, really nice guy but what has he ever won?

Show Profile  Neil K Posted: 21 July 2005, 12:30 PM  
I dispute that.







I'm not nice.

Show Profile  Jamie Posted: 21 July 2005, 4:06 PM  
And you have won four times at elite level since your debut in 1998 (4 more than one Brent Edwards has won in the same time period).

Show Profile  addison Posted: 22 July 2005, 12:10 AM  
The best dont always win Jack. Look at Martin in 2003. lol

Arrogant koozas who dont deserve to win do win, look at me I just won oringen day4 lol

Show Profile  Greg Posted: 22 July 2005, 1:58 AM  
Good stuff Simon, what was Ross doing?, he had as many fastest splits as he did last splits.

Show Profile  Martin Posted: 22 July 2005, 8:32 PM  
anyone know the results? cant find them on the webpage, i assume it wasnt SIdent

2003 doesnt show that look at the rest of the year

Simon and Ross having fun bagging splits. The best analogy i can think of for Day 2 and 5 is a flooded Harakeke!

Show Profile  Jack Vincent Posted: 23 July 2005, 2:50 PM  
Congrats to Tom, Lizzie, Jordan, Rachel, Scott and Emily! Great racing. All of you deserved the win...and all of them train. And they all real nice guys.

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Show Profile  PaulS Posted: 24 July 2005, 8:58 AM  
Lets make the rugby game a tradtion

Napier vs Havelock & CATZ


Show Profile  AlanHorn Posted: 24 July 2005, 10:51 AM  
Heres some results from the Individual.
We'll have the full results on the web in a few days.

SBC Thomas Reynolds WTLB 52:55
SBC Simon Jager MTRO 55:32
SBC Jack Vincent HAVE 58:05
SGC Lizzie Ingham SAMU 51:34
SGC Kate Rea CHIL 55:50
SGC Georgia Whitla RICC 56:31
IBC Johan Van Vliet WRPA 41:08
IBC Matthew MacDonaldNAYL 41:12
IBC Tyler Elliott WTLB 42:04
IGC Rachel Goodwin IONA 33:20
IGC Greta Knarsten EGGS 34:25
IGC Claire Dinsdale SAMU 37:57
JBC Scott McDonald KRMU 19:56
JBC Aari Barrett HASB 25:32
JBC Matthew Ogden MASS 25:48
JGC Emily Murphy MACL 25:57
JGC Breone Lay HAVE 28:09
JGC Kate Morrison NAPG 28:41

Alan Horn
WOC




Show Profile  AlanHorn Posted: 24 July 2005, 10:54 AM  
oops

IBC is
IBC Jourdan Harvey KGCA 33:18
IBC Thomas Robinson HTIB 33:42
IBC Jareth Lau NEWL 35:52



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