Macca’s Week Seven Update

Christ’s College uses another buzzer beater to grab a win in the Thomson Trophy Competition

The Saint Thomas Saints had control of their matchup with Christ’s College, that is until the very final play of the game:


Because of the number of close finishes the Christ’s College team has had, we’re picking their game against St. Andrew’s for our Game of the Week this round too.

There are plenty of double header games on tap tonight – all at 5:15pm and 7:00pm at the following schools:

  • Ashburton will host the Middleton Grange Girls, then the boys from St. Bede’s College
  • Avonside/Shirley will host St. Margeret’s, where one team will get their first wion of the season, before the Spartans have a chance to win the Dowson Cup from Cashmere
  • Rangiora High’s Boys will play Burnside, before the girls will try and wrest the Phil Burns Cup from Kaiapoi
  • Riccarton will have Villa Maria, then the Kaiapoi boys coming to play
  • St. Andrew’s will look to get back to their winning ways against Rangi Ruru, before the boys play Christ’s College in the GOTW (see above for why!)

At 5:15pm, the following schools are hosting games:

  • Burnside will play the unbeaten Papanui team
  • Cashmere has a good chance for a win against the Lincoln girls
  • Cathedral’s high powered offense will come up against Hornby, who have been unlucky not to have more wins on the year
  • Ellesemere College should have a competitive game against Hornby
    Linwood College (4-1) has an intriguing matchup against the Rangiora New Life (4-2) team

We have one 6:00pm game – the Middleton Grange Gators will head over to St. Thomas of Canterbury College, with both teams having an eye on winning enough games to host a Quarter-Final.

7:00pm also has some single game match-ups worth following:

  • Hillmorton will host Christchurch Boys’ High
  • Haeata Will have theor work cut out for them as they host the 4-1 Lincoln team
  • Hagley will be favoured in their match up with Te Pā o Rākaihautū, but expect a close game here


Our Picks for Week Seven:

Whelan Division I

Avonside; Middleton Grange; Rangi Ruru; Kaiapoi


Whelan Division II

Hornby; Papanui; Lincoln; Villa Maria


Thomson Division I

Cashmere; Christchurch Boys’; Middleton Grange; St. Bede’s; Rangiora; St. Andrew’s


Thomson Division II

Rangiora New Life; Hagley; Cathedral; Lincoln; Riccarton

Last Weeks Picks: Whelan 8/8; Thomson 8/11

Year to Date Picks: Whelan 39/47; Thomson 51/66

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