Tweed girl lights up circuit
A FEW fun games of beach volleyball at the Chinderah Indoor Sports Centre could led Coolangatta's Simone Millar to the sport's National circuit.
Millar, who has just finished her HSC at Tweed River High School, is competing in the Australian Beach Volleyball Junior Masters at Broadbeach this week.
Teamed with Biggera Waters player Larni Dibben, the under-19s competitor is hoping to emulate or even better last year's second placing in the titles.
Seeded third, the pair started their campaign on a winning note on Monday defeating the eighth seeds and then backing up to knock over the top pair and remained undefeated through day two.
They play in the semi-final at 9am (NSW) today with the gold medal final being held later in the morning.
All this is not bad for a girl who only took up the sport a couple of years ago and is in just her second season.
"I played a bit at the Chinderah centre and there was a coach there that was quite involved in the sport," Millar said.