2013 Under 18 Championships Wrap-Up
Under 18 Australian Lacrosse Championships
The boys’ and girls’Under 17 Championshipwas replaced by the Under 18 Championship trialled in 2012 and 2013; it was agreed that the trial would continue in 2014 and 2015. The Under 17 Championship trophies are being presented for the Under 18 Championship during the trial period.
The boys’ and girls’ 2013 Under 18 Smarter than Smoking Championship was hosted by Lacrosse Western Australia commencing Sunday 21st to Saturday 27th April at Halliday Park, Bayswater Lacrosse Club on grass fields; Glenn Morley was the Championship Co-ordinator. Under 18 participating teams were:
Girls - South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia and New Zealand.
Boys – South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia.
Boys: Victoria won the Mal Taylor Championship Trophy and Western Australia won the ALC Tournament Trophy, the teams were presented with the relevant trophies and Championship medallions.
Australian All Stars team medallions were also presented to:
Attack Sam Anglicas (Vic), Dein Diver (WA), Kenny Speak (Vic)
Midfield Ben Game (WA) Best & Fairest Henry Volk Trophy* and medallion,
Isaac Cahill (WA), Angus Thompson-Pritchard (Vic)
Defence Dylan Kinderman (Vic), Zach Rogers (SA), Simon Whitehead (SA)
Goalkeeper Luke Dobson (Vic)
Coach Steve Weissbacher (Vic)
Official Steve Green
Girls: Victoria won the Camille Hobbs Perpetual Cup, Janet Jackson Tournament Trophy, Jeannie Matthews Cup* (SA v Vic), Mellis Cup (Vic v WA) and were presented with Championship medallions. South Australia won the Rose Gaunt Trophy (SA v WA).
Australian All Stars team medallions were presented to:
Attack Jesse Ingram (WA), Sarah Smith (Vic)
Midfield Best & Fairest Theadora Kwas (Vic), Audrey Fithall (Vic), Ashtyn Hiron (WA),
Hannah Mathwin (SA), Karri Somerville (WA)
Defence Naomi Lane (Vic), Bianca McKay (SA)
Goalkeeper Eliza Morgan
Coach Cliff Jennings (Vic)
Official Kellie McBean
The officials appointed to the gold medal games were also presented with medallions.
*Tropy not available for presentation.