Marlborough’s squash fraternity are celebrating the selection of two of their number in a national team.
Leonie Marshall and Chris Hebberd have been included in the New Zealand secondary schools tournament team following the national tournament in Tauranga.
Leonie was named captain of the senior team while Chris was selected in the junior (year 9-10) combination.
Forty nine schools competed at the Devoy Squash and Fitness Centre in Tauranga from Friday until Sunday last week, with the top-seeded Mt Albert Grammar side taking out the boys’ title and Whangarei Girls’ High School claiming the girls’ crown.
Marlborough Girls’ College finished 12th overall, while the Marlborough Boys’ College A team ended up 11th. The MBC B team finished 22nd in the 32-team grade.