After winning four out of five matches in the pool phase, Westlake made a strong start to the Warriors Cup championship on Wednesday by beating Mount Albert Grammar School 26-12.
Westlake led just 10-8 at halftime before finishing 14 points clear. Otineru Lio bagged a hat-trick for MAGS but not one of them was converted.
A tense encounter at Cornwall Park saw Otahuhu College topple Kelston Boys High School 18-14. Kelston, which finished top in Pool A, recovered from a 0-14 halftime deficit but couldnt reel in Otahuhu.
In the third Warriors Cup encounter, St Pauls College was impressive in beating Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate 28-6.
Kelston Boys High School 14 (Onasai Nanai-Vai, Matt Faitotoa, Epeli Mataitini, tries; Zion Ioka goal).
Otahuhu College 18 (Alfred Smalley, Wesley Tauti, Ariel Tusiane, Johnny Faletagoai tries; Ariel Tusiane goal).
Halftime: 14-0 Otahuhu.
Westlake Boys High School 26 (Nathan Tuala 2, Troy Leo, Willy Leaaetoa, Matthew Phillips tries; Ben McIntyre 3 goals).
Mount Albert Grammar School 12 (Otineru Lio 3 tries).
Halftime: 108 Westlake.
St Pauls College 28 (Charismata Vili 2, Gerard Vili, Marouna Benioni tries; Semisi Havili 4 goals; Chris Sio goal; Tupou Tapuaiga goal).
Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate 6 (Pollyana Loi try; Paula Sopilano goal).
Halftime: 162 St Pauls.
Next weeks games: Sir Edmund Hillary v Mount Albert, Westlake v Otahuhu, St Pauls v Kelston.
Avondale College 18 (Shawn-Ray Pafalani, Josh Milford, Tom Leota tries; Usoalli Ugapo 3 goals).
Papakura High School 44 (Jazz Tevaga 2, Kameli Vasu 2, Tipene Tuirirangi, Ben Abela, Luke Stowers, Arthur Crichton tries; Arthur Crichton 6 goals).
Halftime: 1814 Avondale.
Papatoetoe High School 24 (Kelepi Holi, Walter Fifita, Foga Autagavaia, Iese Aiga, Nuku Ngere tries; Braxton Edmonds 2 goals).
Henderson High School 16 (Tokelau Akama 2, Reuben Tupito-Esau tries; Lofa Tupito-Esau 2 goals).
Halftime: 10-8 Henderson.
Southern Cross Campus 8 (Andy Keil, Sione Siale tries).
Tangaroa College 28 (Michael Uluakiola 2, Joshua Hefa, Cameron Otikore, Junior Lisone tries; Antonio Adams 4 goals).
Halftime: 12-4 Tangaroa.
Next weeks games: Papatoetoe v Southern Cross, Henderson v Papakura; Avondale v Tangaroa.
Western Springs 16 (Paul Heem, Jono Whaikawa, Sione Nau tries; Tawhio Rodgers 2 goals).
James Cook High School 20 (Manase Fakapulia, Amosa Nove, Tim Nove, Harry Robertson tries; Harry Robertson 2 goals).
Halftime: 16-0 James Cook.
Mt Roskill Grammar won by default v Rutherford College.
Aorere College 18 (Raiden Fonoti 2, Joshua Alofipo tries; Antonio Stafford 3 goals).
Manurewa High School 12 (Quincy Losia, Reuben Peauafi tries; Drew Radich 2 goals).
Halftime: 68 Manurewa.
Next weeks games: Manurewa v Mount Roskill, Rutherford v James Cook, Aorere v Western Springs.