Hockey boys don't slip up in the wet

OUR Tweed Border Hockey Association under-17 boys' competition was played on Friday night in very wet conditions.

In the first game Waratahs played Mudgeeraba in a really close encounter.

The play went from end to end with both teams playing some great hockey.

The final score was a 3-3 draw.

Zac Grace had yet another solid game in goals, with Kieran Walker also playing well for Waratahs and scoring along with Dean Strandfield and Andrew Butturini.

In the second game Casuarina took on Labrador and got up 2-1.

Casuarina is a very young side, but showed guts and determination and had a much older Labrador on the back foot.

Scott Harbason and Nathan Brider had brillant games, with Chris Faye and Nathan Brider grabbing Casuarina's goals.

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OUR under-13 boys and girls are both venturing off for the Queensland State Championships this weekend.

The boys are heading off to Bundaberg and the girls, who have two teams competing, are off to Warwick.

It's an exciting time for these guys who get to play other teams from all over Queensland.

It will be an excellent experience and we wish them the best of luck.

Boys: Zak Payne, Koah Bolton Hardy, Sam Reeve, James O'Connor, Josh Springfield, Blake Wotherspoon, Alex Melville, Josh Trevethan, Oliver Crane, Breydon Todd, Isaac Lindley, Billy Skinner, Jayden Dixon and Matthew Williams.

Girls 1: Zayla Arthur, Kelsey Boan, Tahlia Edwards, Madison Fitzpartrick, Emily Hetherington, Keely Murray, Brook Hawkey, Taylah Gowkey, Tamika Edwards, Ashley Senna, Melanie Simpkins, Emily White, Letitia Taylor-Smith and Talitha Anderson.

Girls 2: Angela Clarke, Lauren Manning, Sam Vickery, Dana Vickery, Laura King, Jessica King, Crystal Hodgetts, Chelsea Read, Sam Free-Daly, Tyrine Waina, Sophie Kirk, Brianna Greasley, Adrianna Marshall, Morgan Davis and Gemma Torresi



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