Softball: City of Melville trio picked in 17 and under WA team for Pacific School Games

Softball: City of Melville trio picked in 17 and under WA team for Pacific School Games

THREE City of Melville teenagers have been selected to the 17 and under softball team that will represent Western Australia at the Pacific School Games in Adelaide.

Applecross Senior High School’s Jade Bergamaschi and Corpus Christi College duo Keely Heron and Kate Nolan will head to the week-long festival of sport in December.

About 4500 school students from at least 15 countries, as well as every Australian State and Territory will compete across 11 sports.

School Sport Australia president Graeme Jennings said the Pacific School Games boasted a proud history of uncovering futures stars of Australia sport.

“Athletes who have competed at the Pacific School Games include former track golden girl Cathy Freeman, swimming star Ian Thorpe and Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers who last year was crowned the Olympic 100m freestyle champion in Rio,” he said.

The Pacific School Games run from December 3 to 9 in Adelaide.

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