A Cambridge youth team has reached the finals of this year’s Waipa District Sports Awards.
The U-19s (pictured) who won last year’s satellite tournament at the National Youth Tournament in Napier have been nominated for the Waipa Sports Team of the Year.
Though Cambridge won the tournament in October 2017, it falls within the judging period used to measure performance of nominated teams.
Winners will be announced at a Sports Waikato dinner on Monday November 19 at the Don Rowlands Centre, Lake Karapiro.
Finalists in the team of the year are:
2017 Te Awamutu Special Olympics Nationals Team
Cambridge Football Club U-19s Team
St Peter’s Swimming Club South Australian State Short Course Championship Team
St Peter’s School Cambridge 1st XV Rugby Team
St Peter’s School Cambridge Boys U17 Rowing Four
St Peter’s School Cambridge Girls U17 Rowing Four
St Peter’s School Cambridge Girls U18 Rowing Eight
St Peter’s School Cambridge Premier Girls Basketball Team
St Peter’s School Cambridge Premier Girls Lacrosse Team
Meanwhile, Cambridge’s juniors club captain Tim Bailey is one of seven finalists for the Waipa Administrator of the Year.
He is one of two football finalists, the other being Te Awamutu FC’s secretary Sherll Whitt.
Finalists in the administrator of the year are:
Aroha Kara Netball
Donna Milling Netball
Rachael Thomas Swimming
Sean Christian Cycling
Sheryll Whitt Football
Steve Carter Cricket
Tim Bailey Football