Titikaveka, Avarua, Nikao, Imanuela Akatemia and Papaaroa also participated in the annual badminton competition.
Each match was played for six minutes with change over at half time, playing in pools of a round robin style competition.
Loureina Samson ‘the girl’s singles champion’ felt great winning her games, she has played badminton for two years and enjoys everything about the sport.
“I like how the sport goes, I train at least twice a week and I encourage others to train hard and sweat for it,” she says.
The competition continues today with the year 9 and 10 students taking to the courts at the National Auditorium from 9am.
The results are as follows: Junior Girls singles 1st Apii Nikao – Loureina Samson, 2nd – Nukutere college - Tereapii Akavi; Junior Boys singles 1st Nukutere college – Emmanuel Mataio, 2nd – Apii Avarua - Setephano Vakatini; Boys Doubles 1st Papaaroa college – Jonah Mere and George Angene, 2nd – Titikaveka college – Noah Albert and Allan Mataio; Girls Doubles 1st Nukutere college – Chiann Naslund and Tehani Matapo, 2nd Apii Nikao - Kayla Fraser and Dreena Teapa.