Nepean youngsters off to State Championships

The Nepean Hockey Association has selected an Under 13 Girls team to compete at the 2022 Under 13 Field Hockey State Championships, which are being held at the Bathurst Hockey Centre, Lions Club Drive, Kelso from 8th-10th July.

The Nepean team is Summer Knowles, Sienna Knowles, Tiarni Honeman, Ruby Delgado, Tilly Casburn, Addison Finnimore, Mckenzie Wilson, Aleida Cook, Lily James, Anna Toohey, Charlotte Wonderley, Ive-Ray Glover, Jayleah Jackson, Stacey Baxter, Jasnoor Kaur, coach Ryan Knowles, manager Tabatha Knowles.

Three of the Nepean juniors chosen in the U13 team to contest the State Field Hockey Championships.
(L-R) Tiani Honeman, Tilly Casburn, Mackenzie Wilson. Photos supplied.

Nepean is drawn in Pool A, Division 3, and will play Lithgow and Newcastle on Friday 8th July, then Central Coast, Southern Highlands and New England on Sunday 9th July.

Should Nepean finish in either 1st or 2nd position in Pool A, they will play in one of the two semi-finals on Sunday morning, with the two winning teams advancing to the Grand Final at 1pm.

In addition to the three days of the Championships, there was also two x free Goal-Keeping Clinics, open for all goal-keepers, on Thursday 7th July, also at the Bathurst Hockey Centre.