Special Junior Awards and The Preen Family Scholarships announced

1 April 2016


The winners of the TSC Special Awards and the Preen Family Scholarships were announced at the TSC Junior Prize-Giving held Thursday 31 March.  Kane Newland, TSC Head coach named Kate Crawford – the most promising junior player and with Kate receiving the Preen Family Cup.  Ben Goldingham was presented with the Lane Family Cup for Fair Play and Brianna Howell was named the Rep Player of the Year.

This year the Preen Family Scholarships were awarded to Josh Cameron and Kate Crawford with each player receiving $500 towards tennis expenses.

It was a full house in the ASB Pavilion to celebrate the successes in junior tennis in the 2015/16 season.  Alister France from Alpine Energy presented the awards to those teams who were winners or runners up in their respective grades in the Apline Energy Inter-Club competitions.

Winners/Runners Up

Term 4, 2015:

  • Premier Grade:  Cave P1/ Cave P2
  • A Grade: Highfield A1/ Highfield A4
  • B Grade: Waihi B1/ Waihi B2
  • C Grade (Pool 1): Highfield C1/ Waihi C1
  • C Grade (Pool 2): Highfield C3/ Waihi C2

Term 1, 2016:

  • Premier Grade: Cave P1/ Hilton-Geraldine P1
  • A Grade: Highfield A3/ Hilton-Geraldine A2
  • B Grade: Hilton-Geraldine B1/ Hilton-Geraldine B2
  • C Grade:  Highfield C2/ Wai-iti C2

Keith Lane, Chair of the TSC Board acknowledged the efforts of the junior conveners in the clubs and thanked them for the work they had done over the season.  Cave club – Kath Campbell and Vicky Paul; Highfield Club – Robyn Dowling; Wai-iti Club – Matt Cameron; Hilton-Geraldine Club – Rose Acland and Michelle Howell; Waihi School Club – Stuart Wilcox; Temuka Club – Letitia Uren and Totara Valley Club – Leanne Fifield.

Kim Reid, ASB Manager presented the cups to the SC Junior Closed winners:

  • 8’s Boys: Johnson Cleland (Ellis Family Cup)
  • 8’s Girls: Isla Crawford  (Alpine Energy Cup)
  • 10’s Boys: Luke Melville (Carrodus Cup)
  • 10’s Girls: Lucy Crawford ( Kelliher Cup)
  • 12’s Boys: Connor Crotty (Davis Cup)
  • 12’s Girls: Kate Crawford (Connolly Cup)
  • 14’s Boys: George McAleer (Tomsett Cup)
  • 14’s Girls: Sophie Wilson (Mackle Cup)

Thank you to players, parents, coaches and to the TSC Board for a great 2015/16 tennis season.

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