Warners Bay has had another successful year in sport. With the involvement of students in 28 Combined High Schools and other organisation sponsored knockout competitions.
Our top highlights were:
Koby H winning a gold medal (100m Backstroke) at CHS Swimming.
Koby represented WBHS in the Zone and Regional Swimming Carnival where he was successful and progressed the Combine Highs Schools NSW competition. Koby achieved a bronze in the 100m Butterfly, Silver in 50m Freestyle and a Gold in 100m Backstroke. These achievements saw Koby achieve and over 4th place for his age group.
Open Boys Basketball team, mainly comprised of junior students, making it to Regional.
This team experienced strong opposition early in the competition being pitched against Hunter Sport High School in the first round. They went on to come an astonishing 2nd overall and hence progressed to the regional gala day. An outstanding achievement, especially considering the team was comprised mainly of junior students. Certainly team to watch in the coming years.
Billy K being awarded a Hunter Blue for AFL
Billy was selected in the NSW U15’s AFL team. He travelled to Launceston at the end of July 2019 to compete in the SchoAol Sport Australian AFL Champions and was named on the CHS merit team. Billy was nominated for and received a Hunter Blue’s award.
Jordan B being awarded a Hunter Blue for Water Polo
Jordan was selected in the NSW Open Water Polo team. He competed in Sydney and assisted in leading his team to an outstanding second place overall. Jordan was nominated for and awarded a Hunter Blue award.
Girls Cricket Team progressing to Regional
The Warners Bay High School Open Girls Cricket team comprised once again of mostly junior students had a convincing win over Maitland High School to progress to the Hunter Final against Whitebridge. Some exceptional bowling and strong batting saw this team progress to the State Championship which is to be contested in Term One, 2020. Good luck girls. Yet another team to watch as they continue to grow in confidence and skill.
Boys Open Cricket Team progressing to Semi Finals
The Warners Bay Open Boys Cricket team had a convincing win over Hunter River High School to progress to and claim the Hunter Regional Championship. Some exceptional bowl ing and strong batting saw this team progress to the State Championship which will also be contested in Term One, 2020. We wish these students well in the remainder of this competition.
Experiencing State and All Schools Orienteering Success
Mikayla and Erika ran for the NSW Schools trophy for the first time since 2002. Erika’s best results were 1st in the Oceania women’ under 14 relay, 1st in the Oceania women’s under 14 middle distance, Ist in the Australian women’s under 14 Long champs. Plus second in the Oceania women’s under 14 long champs.
Mikayla’s best results were 1st in the junior girls' relay team, and 3rd in the Oceania women’s under 16 relays.
Liam S being awarded a CHS Blue for Touch Football
Liam was elected captain of the NSW Open Touch Football team. He had an outstanding year, contributing to the success of two teams, then replicating this success in the CHS team. Liam has been award a CHS Blue award for his representation in Touch Football.
Warners Bay Mixed Touch team winning the 11/12 All Schools Competition
Warners Bay High School experienced its 2nd victory in this competition in consecutive years. Thirty two teams from all over NSW ventured to the Kingsway Playing Fields to compete. Warners Bay won against Carlingford High School 6-0, The Hills Sports High School 3-2 and Canobolis High School 6-1. This team then progressed through the quarter finals to the semi and grand final where they defeated a combined Holy Cross/Marist Sister team 6-5.
Domenic C winning a Gold medal at CHS Trampoline Sports
Zoe C and Domenic C competed in the CHS Trampoline championship in April. Zoe performed very well, entering the finals with the 2nd highest voluntary score. Domenic, too achieved success taking Gold and Bronze state medals in his events.
Open Boys Touch
After victories in both the Zone and Regional Super 8 Series, the boys faced Sydney school, Bass High. Warners Bay won this game with an outstanding 14-3 score line. The team progressed to the CHS State Finals where the Top 10 schools across NSW competed.
Open Futsal Success
This team produced a stunning run of more than 20 victories wins across multiple tournaments to claim an Australian Futsal Association national title. They won the Lake Macquarie title after being first time entrants and proceeded to the Gold Coast where they claimed victory in the National competition. As a result this team has been invited to compete on the world stage in a European tour.