After an eventful two days on the the Kapiti Coast, the New Zealand Secondary Schools title still resides in South Canterbury. However, it is Logan McCorkindale and Josie Tallents from Ashburton College who can now call themselves National Champions beating defending champions, Kaleb Small and Christopher Spittal of Mt Hutt College, 7-5 in the final and in the process breaking Mt Hutt’s 3 year stronghold on the trophy.
Angus Coulter and Trident College Arnob Das defeated two-time semi-finalists Ellie Ross and Vienna Van Heeswyck from Nelson Girls or 3rd place.
In the Plate event for positions 17-36, local team Nathen Bullen and Fabian Tippett (Kapiti College) defeated Rathkeale’s Oliver Donaldson and Daniel Beveridge 7-2.
Full results can be found here.