Northern Rivers squads for the state championships in Melbourne in December and January have been announced.
The Northern Rivers regional squads bring together the best young players from the five junior cricket associations in the region - Bendigo District CA, Cricket Shepparton, Goulburn Murray Cricket, Murray Valley CA and Seymour District CA.
UNDER-18 MALE: Cade Mueller (captain, Kyabram), Josh Larkin (vice-captain, Central Park-St Brendans), Jack Bouwmeester (Bendigo United), Jordan Cleeland (Waaia), Mitch Cleeland (Waaia), Daniel Clohesy (Strathdale-Maristians), Darcy Elliott (Moama), Bailey Goodwin (Bendigo), Alistair McCann (Central Park-St Brendans), Andrew Poppa (Karramomus), James Ryan (Bendigo), Xavier Ryan (Bendigo), Manning Walsh (Sandhurst). Coaches: Sean McCann and Tony Ryan.
UNDER-18 FEMALE: Teagan Brett (Northerners), Ada Chessor (Euroa), Bridie Coulston (Pine Lodge), Bridget Drum (Shepparton Youth Club), Alyssa Evans (Maiden Gully), Renee Leitch (Waaia), Ashlee McLeod (Maiden Gully), Khalia Oliver (Barooga), Mardi Petherick (Tatura), Chloe Rafferty (Essendon-Maribyrnong Park), Paris Rafferty (Essendon-Maribyrnong Park), Samantha Reaper (Mandurang), Charlotte Starr (Bendigo United). Coaches: Jake DeAraugo and Leah Morrison.
UNDER-16 MALE: Todd Murphy (captain, Moama), James Vlaeminck (vice-captain, Strathdale-Maristians), Izac Artavilla (Cobram), Ethan Baxter (Central Park-St Brendans), Will Gadsden (Sandhurst), Nick Gladman (Sandhurst), Riley Gow (Barooga), Connor Holland (Central Park-St Brendans), Lachlan Hyde (Cobram), Ryan O’Keefe (Kangaroo Flat), Jed Rodda (Strathfieldsaye), Justin Slater (Bendigo United), Harry Tonks (Shepparton Youth Club). Coaches: Brendan Kenna and Jake DeAraugo.
UNDER-16 FEMALE: Madison Albers (Eastern Hill), Lilly Bond (Cobram-Yarroweyah United), Kate Douglass (Bendigo), Carrie Hall (Mooroopna), Mardie Hamilton (Jerilderie), Helena Hosie (Katandra), Renee Kennedy (Shepparton), Mackenzie Nally (Strathdale-Maristians), Andriana Oliver (Nathalia), Felicity Prenter (Shepparton), Amy Ryan (Bendigo), Erin Stewart (Marong), Mia Ward (Mandurang). Coaches: Rhys Irwin and Alana Baldi.
UNDER-14 MALE: Abe Sheahan (captain, Strathfieldsaye), Matt Wilkinson (vice-captain, Strathdale-Maristians), Spencer Cleary (Rochester Tigers), Patrick Cormican (Notre Dame-St Brendans), Connor Hangan (Old Students CC), Darcy Hunter (Strathfieldsaye), Kody Jackson (Numurkah), Kobyn James (Rochester Tigers), Connor Lyon (Strathfieldsaye), Jack Merrin (Bendigo), Mitchell Trevaskis (Notre Dame-St Brendans), Sam Trower (Waaia), Ethan Warburton (Shepparton Youth Club). Coaches: Tim Kelly and Nathan Fitzpatrick.
UNDER-14 FEMALE: Letesha Bawden (White Hills), Abby Christie (Yea), Georgia Gall (Euroa), Tegbir Kaur (Karramomus), Lila Keck (Sandhurst), Arnika McGregor (Toolamba), Grace Moyle (Echuca), Jasmine Nevins (Kangaroo Flat), Ruby O'Dwyer (Yea), Mackenzee Porter (Strathdale-Maristians), Holly Ryan (Bendigo), Breanna Saffron (White Hills), Eloise Walker (Northerners). Coaches: Mitch Winter-Irving and Leah Morrison.