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Waimea players make NZSS national tournament team

 By Ashlee Butler Photo by Julie Fitz-Gerald

Three Waimea players, Captain Katie Ditzel and Georgia Davies, Hannah Davehill were selected for the New Zealand Secondary School (NZSS) national tournament team.

Alister McKenzie and Colin Redpath, coaches of the national women's and men’s teams, were the main selectors of the 2015 girls and boys.

McKenzie said “the girls chosen have done outstanding work to help their teams perform and achieve the final results”.

Waimea College had to settle for silver at the New Zealand Secondary School (NZSS) Volleyball Nationals in Palmerston North.

The deciding game was against Burnside High School girls.

The two South Island teams had a nail biting game, Burnside narrowly winning against Waimea 3-2 (19-25 25-18 25-19 20-25 15-12).

Waimea Captain, Katie Ditzel is still proud of her team and said they played well.

The boy’s division one final was won by Western Heights High School 3-0 against Heathfield High School (AUS).

Trials will be held for the New Zealand age group teams at Arena Manawatu tomorrow.

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Burnside takes National Volleyball title

 By Ashlee Butler Photo by Julie Fitz-Gerald

Burnside High School girls have taken the division one title at the New Zealand Secondary School (NZSS) Volleyball Nationals in Palmerston North.

The deciding game was against last year’s champions, Waimea College Girls.

The two South Island teams had a nail biting game, Burnside narrowly winning against Waimea 3-2 (19-25 25-18 25-19 20-25 15-12).

Burnside Captain, Nicky Pio (4) feels fantastic finally winning after have three potential years.

“We worked really hard to get here, I am really proud of the girls” she said.

Three Burnside players, Petra Manderson, Captain Nicky Pio, and Alice Zeimann (MVP) were selected for the NZSS national tournament team.

Alister McKenzie and Colin Redpath, coaches of the national women's and men’s teams, were the main selectors of the 2015 girls and boys.

McKenzie said “the girls chosen have done outstanding work to help their teams perform and achieve the final results”.

The boy’s division one final was won by Western Heights High School 3-0 against Heathfield High School (AUS).

Trials will be held for the New Zealand age group teams at Arena Manawatu tomorrow.

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Teams Announced For FIVB U19 World Beach Volleyball Championships and USA-West Coast tournament

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Volleyball New Zealand is pleased to announce the team to represent New Zealand in the FIVB U19 World Beach Volleyball Championships in Portugal and teams to represent New Zealand in USA-West Coast tournament in early July. For More Info - Here

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