THIRTY-FIVE budding female cricket stars from the Warrnambool and District Cricket Association's Renegades girls cricket competitions have been selected for the 2019-20 Girls Junior Development Coaching Program.
The program will be coordinated by Western Waves regional cricket manager Tony Caccaviello, under 14 Western Waves girls Premier League coach Grace Lee, Woodford's Luke Howlett and a WDCA accredited coach, with assistance from other level one and two coaches.
The second year of the program will run for five weeks each Sunday from August 25 to September 22 at Active Sportz on Mortlake Road.
All 12 clubs are represented in the squad. Brierly-Christ Church has the biggest representation with seven players while Allansford and Russells Creek have five.
The WDCA are looking to get a celebrity player in attendance for the first coaching session to launch the Girls cricket season.
Squad: Ruby Couch, Alice Cann (Nestles), Georgia Dalton, Taleisha Ryan, Lara Brown (Nirranda), Georgia and Stephanie Rea, Grace Schrama, Jasmine Anderson, Zara Kelly (Allansford), Tess Worrall, Hannah Rooke, Mia Casamento, Charlotte Poyner, Kasey Carmen, Ailsa Gome, Keiara Perera (Brierly-Christ Church) ,Leila Wilkinson (Merrivale), Chelsea McCosh, Taya Irving (Panmure), Emily Nesbit, Tanzania Carter (East Warrnambool), Chelsea O'Leary, Millie Shiells, Abbey Timms (Woodford), Hannah Wallace, Charlotte Van Der Starre, Emma McLaren, Marnie Beks (Russells Creek) Lily Sanderson, Mary McLean, Ella Kelly (West Warrnambool), Jorja Couch (Wesley CBC), Maddie Green, Eve Covey (Port Fairy).