NORTH Central's 17-and-under netballers have finished fifth at this year's Netball Victoria State Titles.
The team, coached by Carol Cathcart, narrowly missed a semi-finals berth, ending the weekend's two-day tournament in Melbourne with a 12-4-1 record.
A highlight for North Central was its qualifying round win over eventual champions Henderson, which was that region's sole loss for the weekend.
Meanwhile, North Central's 15-and-under team, coached by Betty McCoomb, finished in 12th place with a 6-10-1 record.
Henderson made it a clean sweep of the junior titles with a 15-14 win against Goulburn, after qualifying for the semi-finals in third spot.
Eighteen teams contested the 17-and-under and 15-and-under sections.
North Central did not have a team contesting the open competition.
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