Grand final winners in Echuca
The YMBA Representative season for 2018/2019 started this weekend with 10 teams representing the local club at the Echuca Junior tournament.
All teams performed well with the U12 Girls reaching the U12 Grand Final, the U16 Girls reaching the U16 Div 2 Grand Final and the U18 Boys reaching the U18 Div 2 Grand Final.
It was the U12 girls who came home with the title, winning their grand final convincingly against Echuca 30-18.
These little pocket rockets went through the tournament undefeated, defeating Echuca, Rochester and Wodonga to pave their way to the grand final.
Coached by Christy Ibrahim, the team consist- ed of Amelia Fraser, Abbey Ibrahim, Millie Dodd, Charlotte Woosnam, Crystal Holdsworth, Kiera Freeman, Ebony Chapman and Scarlett Mullavey. The 16 Girls and U18 Boys also went through the rounds undefeated, showing that they will be teams to watch in the future.
Their grand final hopes were dashed though, with the girls being outplayed by a polished Echuca team and the boys being outshot by a sharp Wodonga team who were on song with a 3-pointer frenzy.
Well done to all teams. Unfortunately all rep teams will now have to wait until the Wangaratta Tournament in early November to play due to the Maryborough Tournament, which was to be held on October 12,13 and 14, being cancelled. B Grade
Pelicans 4 def Star shooters 3 T.Symons 2t, Y.Ashley 1t, N.Pearce J.Hudson 1t.
Sidekicks 5 def 41ers 2
S.Burchett 2t, J.Garton 2t, G.McCarthy 2t, S.Talbot 1t, P.Melkovs 1t.
Who cares 5 def Many Mobs 2
J.Velja 1t, T.White 2t, A.Davis 1t, E.Lynch 2t, S.Lynch 1t, G.Boswell 1t.
Miss Hits 7 def Jaggers 0
B Grade Ladder after round 11
Who Cares 40/60
Many Mobs 24/37
Star Shooters 20/42
Miss Hits 16/36
Jaggers 0/20 2t,
Grand Final winners: Back (l to r) Abbey Ibrahim, Amelia Fraser, Kiera Freeman, Christy Ibrahim (Coach), Mille Dodd, Charlotte Woosnam. (Front) Crystal Holdsworth, Ebony Chapman, Scarlett Mullavey.