The Muriwai Meerkats have held on to their lead in the open
women's ranks of the New Zealand Surf Boat Series after round two
at Whangamata yesterday.
The West Auckland crew of Nicole Owen, Louise Ayling, Kathryn
Wright, Jessica Parkin and Ricky Butt are sitting on 40 points
after taking out the first round at Titahi Bay last month along
with Monday's Whangamata Surf Boat Spectacular.
The Red Beach Muzzies (Emma Wilson, Billie-Lee Haresnape, Ashley
Timoko, Andrea Gerrard, Shamus O'Halloran) remain in second place
while the third place round win wasn't enough for the Piha Black
Pearls (Erin Tolhurst, Charlotte Haskell, Trudy O'Halleran, Audrey
Bourneville, Mark Bourneville) who sit in fifth place overall.
Strong performances at rounds one and two have the Titahi Bay
Timders in the third place position overall.
The Open Men's division saw a change in the points table with
the first round's leaders North Beach sitting this round out.
The Paekakariki crew of Richard Whinham, Abe McPherson, Ethan
Atkinson, Josh Temple-Brown, Steve Dickson took the round two win,
moving them into first position in the overall series points.
The Red Beach Boomers took second place at Whangamata, keeping
them in second place overall and the North Beach Beavers are now in
In the Under 23 divisions, the Orewa Chargers took out the round
two win for the men while the Muriwai Munchkins took the win over
The Sunset Beach Young Guns took out this round for the Under 19
men with the Orewa Baby Blues taking the women's win and Fitzroy
taking out the Masters division.
Round Two Results: Whangamata Surf Boat
Spectacular- January 2, 2017.
Surf Boat Series. Paekakariki SL White Chocolate (Richard Whinham,
Abe McPherson, Ethan Atkinson, Josh Temple-Brown, Steve Dickson) 1,
Piha SLSC Pistols (Benjamin Richards, Paul Gerritsen, Liam
O'Halloran, Ben Scott, Mark Bourneville) 2, Red Beach SLSC Boomers
(Jed Wright, Charles Graham, Shamus O'Halloran, Hayden Smith, Ryan
Davenport, Shane O'Halloran) 3.
Surf Boat Series. Muriwai LS Meerkats (Nicole Owen, Louise Ayling,
Kathryn Wright, Jessica Parkin, Ricky Butt) 1, Red Beach SLSC
Muzzies (Emma Wilson, Billie-Lee Haresnape, Ashley Timoko, Andrea
Gerrard, Shamus O'Halloran) 2, Piha SLSC Black Pearls (Erin
Tolhurst, Charlotte Haskell, Trudy O'Halleran, Audrey Bourneville,
Mark Bourneville) 3.
Under 23 Men:
Surf Boat Series. Orewa SLSC Chargers (Callum Thomason, Ethan
Hutchinson, Jasper Ballantyne, Ryan Carrigan, Mark McCarthny) 1,
Piha SLSC Pineapples (Tom Jacob, Chris Lines, Oliver Tattersall,
Tyler Harrison, Tyler Waters, Tom Jacka) 2, Titahi Bay SLSC
Darryl's (Darryn Stapleton, Fraser McLaren, Sam Findlater, Callum
Watts-Pointer, Brett Hamer) 3.
Surf Boat Series. Muriwai LS Munchkins (Grace Joseph, Dayna
Lawton, Jaime Gunderson, Alex Murden, Danny Tenheuvel) 1,
Paekakariki SL Almost (Jonti Cullen, Nicola Trott, Netta Cagney,
Ursula Gordon, Shane Radovanovich) 2, Piha SLSC Pingers (Kelsea
Broekhoizen, Jordan Pope, Alisha Carpen, Grace Jacob, Sophie
McIntyre, Patrick Marsh) 3.
Surf Boat Series. Sunset LS Young Guns (Carl Morgan, Jack Morgan,
Ryan Brash, Jack Boulton, Samuel Hughes, Ted Marsh) 1, Sunset LS
Hipsters ( Sebastian Neilands, Flynn Avery, Sean Oliver, Harrison
Fulton, Stuart Keven) 2. Whangamata SLSC Baby Barry's (Sergio
Schuler, Zane Sweetman, Joshua Nicholas, Taine Wilson, Steve Pipe)
Surf Boat Series. Orewa SLSC Baby Blues (Ashleigh Paotama, Sarah
Hogg, Vanja Joy Franich, Maddie Fergus, Mark McCarthny) 1, Titahi
Bay SLSC InTIMidators (Sarah Talbot, Maya Stillwell, Luisa
Stillwell, Rosie Darrah, Tim Marsden) 2.
Surf Boat Series. Fitzroy SLSC Floggers (Iain McCallum, Paul
O'Keeffe, Brett Rogers, Calum Park, Mark Luff, Richard Comber) 1,
Westshore SLSC Sneaky (Greig Michael Madden, Peter Scammell, Steve
Smithers, Kevin Russell, Aidan Callaghan) 2, Westshore SLSC Red
(Jamie Thompson, Jude Minor, Eric Forster, Rob Robinson, Aidan
Sarah Hogg sprints to the finish for the Orewa Baby
Blues. Photo: TOM LEE/FAIRFAX NZ
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