White re-elected Waves pres­i­dent

The Weekly Advertiser Horsham - - Sport -

Kelvin White will con­tinue as Western Waves Cricket Re­gion pres­i­dent.

Mem­bers elected him and other of­fi­cials at a meet­ing and pre­sen­ta­tion day in Hamil­ton.

Other of­fi­cials are vice-pres­i­dent, Chris Leith; sec­re­tary, Lloyd Ilett; trea­surer, David Webb; board mem­bers, Grant My­ers, Bill Somers, Jeshua Ross; um­pires rep­re­sen­ta­tive, John Done­gan; women’s cricket rep­re­sen­ta­tive, Grace Lee; Vic­to­rian Coun­try Cricket League board rep­re­sen­ta­tive, Lloyd Il­lett; VCCL selec­tor, Glen Kel­son.

High­lights of the day in­cluded the in­au­gu­ral pre­sen­ta­tion of two path­way awards named in hon­our of play­ers who rep­re­sented the re­gion at state cham­pi­onship level be­fore continuing their con­tri­bu­tion as man­agers and coaches.

The Shae John­son Fe­male Path­way Player of the Year award, a memo­rial to Shae John­son who died in 2016, went to Alyssa Humphries from Caster­ton who pro­duced strong cham­pi­onship per­for­mances at un­der-16 level. Other fe­male age-group win­ners were Anna Ha­bel, Minyip, un­der-18s, and Jes­sica Field, Dunkeld, un­der-14s.

The Tim Lude­man Male Path­way Player of the Year award ac­knowl­edged the re­gion’s most em­i­nent player. The award went to Rus­sell’s Creek, War­rnam­bool un­der-16 player Dom Ban­dara.

Of­fi­cials also pre­sented a Western Waves team of the year fea­tur­ing Wim­mera play­ers Si­mon Hopper, Homers, Lachie Watts, Black­heathdim­boola, Matthew Combe, Hor­sham Saints and Pa­trick Gre­gory, St Ar­naud. A Mal­colm Roberts award for ser­vices to re­gional cricket went to Norm Gib­son of Grass­mere as­so­ci­a­tion.

Mr White also an­nounced a life-mem­ber­ship for Gor­don Mcleod of War­rnam­bool.

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