North Burnett girls play for Wide Bay
BURNETT State College students Lucy Thompson, Mikaela Ross and Brittany Ballin competed at the AFL Queensland U17 Youth Girls State Championships last weekend in Brisbane. This was the first Wide Bay team ever at the AFL State Championships. Wide Bay came in third place. Playing in her first championship, Brittany Ballin was named Wide Bay’s most valuable player. “I was so happy to be part of this team” Brittany said. The Wide Bay team is known now as the Wide Bay Wildcats. The 10 teams included Brisbane North, Brisbane South, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Wide Bay, Capricornia, Mackay, Townsville, and Darling Downs.