Som­merville to play in Scot­land

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Residential -

KENS­ING­TON res­i­dent Karri Som­merville, a goalscor­ing mem­ber of the re­cent gold medal-win­ning U15 Girls Aus­tralian In­door Hockey Cham­pi­onship team in Vic­to­ria, has been se­lected in the Un­der 19 Aus­tralian Women’s Lacrosse Team.

The team will travel to Scot­land in July to com­pete in the Un­der 19 World Cham­pi­onships, where 15 teams will com­pete for the world ti­tle against the Aussies in­clud­ing USA, Eng­land, Cana- da, New Zealand plus new­com­ers Is­rael and Colom­bia.

She is one of four WA play­ers se­lected – the oth­ers are Ashtyn Hiron, of Leem­ing, Rhi­an­non Pant­ing, of Wem­b­ley, and Sharn Muffett, of Wanneroo.

The se­lec­tion process has been a long and de­mand­ing one for the girls, in­clud­ing two years of solid train­ing and in­ter­state travel to var­i­ous camps around the coun­try.

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