Softball stars of the future take centre stage

posted on 9 February, 2017

Stars of the future will compete this week at the 12 Years and Under 2016 School Sports Australia Softball Championships in Werribee, Victoria.

Male and female students from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia will join Victorian students for four days of competition at Werribee Softball Grounds, Presidents Park, Wyndham Vale.

Brad Allen, CEO School Sport Australia said today:

“We are really excited to welcome students from around Australia to Victoria to compete at the pinnacle of Australian school sport – the School Sport Australia Championships.

School Sport Australia continues to promote participation in Softball for both boys and girls in schools and this Championship promises to be of an exceptionally high standard.

2015 Pacific School Games Ambassador and Olympic Silver and Bronze Medalist Nat Titcume is just one of many international athletes who have previously competed in a School Sport Australia Softball Championship and we again anticipate discovering potential stars of the future”.

More than 120 students will take part in the competition.

Competing students will also visit Werribee Open Range Zoo as part of the Education Program that is conducted in conjunction with the School Sport Australia program.

The 2015 12 Years and Under School Sport Australia Softball Championships were incorporated into the 2015 Pacific School Games conducted in Adelaide.

Victors in the Boys Championship was New South Wales, while in the Girls Championship, News South Wales and South Australia were joint champions.

For more details on results, interviews and photos please contact:

Ms Merril Lloyd

Softball National Secretary, School Sports Australian