Cartier training to get out of the shadows
KEEN netballer Cartier Bennett has been training and working hard to get into the next level of competition and “take on the big girls”.
The 12-year-old St Augustine’s Primary School student is the only junior netballer in the Mossman and Port Douglas region to be picked as one of four “shadows” for the Peninsula side after contesting recent inter-schools competitions and travels to Cairns regularly to train with the best players of her age.
She may be called up to take her place in the representative team if someone is sick or injured.
The squad will travel to Barcaldine on May 31 to contest its first major carnival of the season.
Cartier, who plays goal attack, said she loves the playing the sport at every level.
“I like the game because it’s very active and gives me a chance to run and to keep fit and it’s also a very precise game which I like,” Cartier said.
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