Little Spirit shows big enthusiasm

The Little Spirit under 9s team brushed up on its skills in its final training session for the year on Monday afternoon.

The team has met every week at St Thomas Acquinas in Bowral for the past six weeks.

FOCUSED: Little Spirit player Emily Bellington in action on the basketball court at St Thomas Acquinas in Bowral on Monday. Photo: Emily Bennett

FOCUSED: Little Spirit player Emily Bellington in action on the basketball court at St Thomas Acquinas in Bowral on Monday. Photo: Emily Bennett

The St Thomas Acquinas year two students will take part in the under 10s competition in term two in 2018.

Coach Steve Cheers said players had worked hard to improve their skills over six weeks.

Maisie Webb, Bridget Cheers, Ciara Williamson, Emily Bellington, Camilla Willingham, Lucy Corbett, Annalise Wright, Evie Whetton and coach Steve Cheers.

Maisie Webb, Bridget Cheers, Ciara Williamson, Emily Bellington, Camilla Willingham, Lucy Corbett, Annalise Wright, Evie Whetton and coach Steve Cheers.

“They were learning the basic skills of basketball,” Cheers said.

“They’re getting quite good now.”

Camilla Willingham makes her way up the basketball court on Monday.

Camilla Willingham makes her way up the basketball court on Monday.

Cheers said the young basketballers were determined to improve their skills on the court.

“They’re showing enthusiasm and team work,” he said.

“They’ve learnt the rules of the game quickly.”

The Little Spirits under 10s team will be made up of Maisie Webb, Bridget Cheers, Ciara Williamson, Emily Bellington, Camilla Willingham, Lucy Corbett, Annalise Wright and Evie Whetton.

They will be joined by fellow St Thomas Acquinas students Cassandra Grant, Chloe Summerville, Isabella Tyson, Molly Cowan and Hannah Ash. 

If you have a girl at St Thomas Acquinas school who would like to play basketball next year, email info@powerpointmusic.com.au.

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