Horsham Demons netballer nominated for award | 2017 Sports star of the year

Emma Buwalda is the October nomination for the sports star of the year award.
Emma Buwalda is the October nomination for the sports star of the year award.

HORSHAM Demons A Grade netball Emma Buwalda is the October nomination for the sports star of the year award.

The 17-year-old goal shooter had an other outstanding season at the club which saw her secure back-to-back best and fairest awards at her club.

She was also finished in as runner-up in the best and fairest count for the ACU Sovereigns under-19 development team.

Closer to home in the Wimmera Netball Association she was voted the best under-21 player and scored a new personal best 81 goals in August.

After the season finished she represented the Wimmera-Mallee region in the 17 and under state netball titles where she drew high praise from coach Tiff Heir.

“Emma is such a beautiful player and we were lucky to have her in attack,” she said. “She is one of those players that has taken her opportunities”

There are two more nominations remaining for the sports star of the year award.

Nominations for the sports star of the year award close the last day of each month and can be made online at the Wimmmera Regional Sports Assembly website www.wrsa.org.au.

Nominees

Jaruary – Ella Walsgott

February –  Miette Hopper

March – Steffi McDonald

April – Morgan Lane

May – Jackson Walsgott and Seb Dalgleish

June – Josh Barry

July- Tyson Harris

August – Joel Emmett

September – John Kearns and Noah Brennan

October – Emma Buwalda

November – ?

December – ?