Warners Bay has had another successful year in sport. With the involvement of students in Combined High Schools and other organisation sponsored knockout competitions.
Our top highlights were:
Warners Bay High School Opens Girls Cricket Team
This team progressed to the final 8 teams in the state wide competition. They travelled to Sydney on 11 March to play the semi final against Hills Sports High who were the defending NSW state champions. Unfortunately our girls did not gain the win but should be commended for their determination and defensive batting skills to see out 22 overs against some first class bowling.
8 - A side Cricket Gala Day
The WBHS 8 a side cricket team competed in a Newcastle/Hunter Region cricket gala day. The girls were consistent in both their batting and bowling and as a result they came first place in the overall event.
Open Girls Basketball
Open Girls Basketball team played the first 2 rounds of the Basketball knockout. They defeated Whitebridge High School 51-25 in the first round and Toronto High School 65-15 in the second round to move through to the regional final. Congratulations to Annabelle S for being selected in the regional team.
Open Boys Basketball
In the first round of the boys CHS knockout WBHS played Lake Munmorah High School. The boys came away with a win 75-15. Nik B was the top point scorer with 22 points. The second round saw WBHS come up against Kurri Kurri High School. After an unsettled start the boys found their rhythm and momentum at the start of the 2nd quarter and managed to put some consistent points on the board. WBHS came away with a winning score of 58-30. This round Jake F was the MVP with 15 points scored.
In the night of finals at the NSW Senior State Age Championship our very own Josh Reed swam an amazing 1.53.88 in the 200m Freestyle making the Olympic Trials Qualifying time in the process. Well done super fish.
Our Max King of Year 7 2020 was crowned NSW Triple Jump All Schools Champion for the 13 years age group jumping a PB of 12.54m. Also achieving a second place in long jump with an amazing jump of 6.12m. Max is ranked number 1 in Australia for triple jump and number 2 for long jump. Great individual effort.
Connor continued to work hard with the Hunter Academy of Sports to progress towards his goals. In the BMX Australian series Connor received the following results:
3rd place 16 years boys in the BMX Australian series
1st place in the BMX NSW State Series.
Our Under 13's WBHS Rugby League team travelled to the Lakeside Sporting Complex at Raymond Terrace with 11 other competing schools. The boys made it to the finals of their pool, but were unfortunately beaten in a very close game.
In 2020 WBHS for the first time combined their competitors and fun carnival at Speers Point Pool. The day was a success with the sun shine finding its way after a few rainy days prior to the event. All who attended had an enjoyable day with plenty of opportunities to compete for their house in both competitive and fun events. Congratulations to Philips House who were the outright winners of the 2020 Swimming Carnival.
Open Girls Water Polo
Friday, 21 February 2020, the WBHS open water polo team travelled to Lambton pool to play against Whitebridge. The girls were competitive and improved throughout the last two quarters. However, were unfortunately defeated 7-2.