Young High School has once again been crowned regional winners at the NSW Touch Association Jerrabomberra Touch Carnival.
Two teams from the school attended the day and all players exhibited exceptional skill and sportsmanship. Both teams made it into the finals which was a sensational effort for the school.
The Young High team that won the event went through the entire day undefeated and took out the grand final in style.
Nathan Anderson captained the team and led with exceptional sportsmanship and skill.
Joel McKenzie backed Nathan up in his role of vice captain and kept the positive talk going through all the games.
Wingers on the day Callum Spoor, Will Dunn, Jake Burns and Joe Schiller, defended exceptionally well and scored some amazing tries.
Link and middle players Dylan Bright, Jeremy Hancock, Jack Mundy and Lewis Pressley, drove the ball like champions and set up some brilliant plays.
Riverina Representative, Matt Murray, set up some amazing plays and Jack Mundy’s footwork and Will Dunn’s diving tries kept the crowd excited.
Touch coach Ben Cooper was immensely impressed with his team’s effort and attitude.
He said the team displayed some of the best touch skills and team work he has seen.
He is very proud of his team who has trained every day at lunch time for the past two terms.
“The players were great role models for others to follow as they have proven that hard work, determination, teamwork, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn new things will result in excellent accomplishments,” Ben said.
Ben would like to thank assistant coach Erin Kelly and manager Jarrod Maxwell for their exceptional work.
The team will now attend the state finals in Sydney in May and will continue their quest to achieve to the very highest standards.
Young High School continues to cement itself as a school achieving excellence in touch football.