Pacific School Games 2017: Wimmera netballers start with wins

STARS: Grace Manserra, Eloise Wills, Maggie Caris and Lavinia Fox are all representing Victoria at the Pacific School Games in Adelaide. Picture: CONTRIBUTED
STARS: Grace Manserra, Eloise Wills, Maggie Caris and Lavinia Fox are all representing Victoria at the Pacific School Games in Adelaide. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

THE Wimmera’s four representatives at the Pacific School Games arrived in Adelaide excited for a week of netball.

After an opening ceremony on Saturday the games kicked into action on Sunday morning.

Maggie Caris and Lavinia Fox both started the games off in winning form with the 15 and under Victorian side.Victoria comfortably defeated the Northern Territory in its first game when it registered a 53-16 win. The side  came up against South Australia later in the day.

While Caris and Fox have both represented Victoria previously it is a first time experience for Grace Manserra and Eloise Wills. The pair notched wins in their first two games against South Australia was followed and then Western Australia.

The under-15 side will play nine rounds before semi-finals and potentially the grand final.