Albany hosts school cup involving talented young players from regional and metropolitan WA

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WA's Ella Lange, GSDP's Oliver Marsh, GSTSP's Lucy Smith and WA's Justin Henderson were part of the State School Cup.
Camera IconWA's Ella Lange, GSDP's Oliver Marsh, GSTSP's Lucy Smith and WA's Justin Henderson were part of the State School Cup. Credit: Laurie Benson

State soccer players from Perth and the best talent in the Great Southern have come together to compete in the State School Cup of 2021 in Albany this week.

A three-day competition held at the Centennial Sporting Precinct, has placed some of the best underage soccer talent in WA on the same pitch.

The under-12 State Schoolboys gold and white teams made the trip south along with the under-12 State Schoolgirls’ gold and black teams.

They came up against a girls Football West Talent Support Program team and a team from the Great Southern Development Program.

The cup began on Tuesday and games were played on Wednesday before the final matches were contested on Thursday.

Teams played between 10am and noon and then between 6pm and 8pm on each day of competition.

WA's Tiahnee Smith takes on Great Southern's Demi Burns.
Camera IconWA's Tiahnee Smith takes on Great Southern's Demi Burns. Credit: Laurie Benson
Great Southern's Hannah Price on the ball.
Camera IconGreat Southern's Hannah Price on the ball. Credit: Laurie Benson
WA's Jack Lennon gets through traffic.
Camera IconWA's Jack Lennon gets through traffic. Credit: Laurie Benson
WA's Enzo Rancatore.
Camera IconWA's Enzo Rancatore. Credit: Laurie Benson
Great Southern's Riley Marsh gets clear of WA's Jensen Tarman.
Camera IconGreat Southern's Riley Marsh gets clear of WA's Jensen Tarman. Credit: Laurie Benson
Great Southern keeper Hector Vockert.
Camera IconGreat Southern keeper Hector Vockert. Credit: Laurie Benson
Great Southern's Hannah Price.
Camera IconGreat Southern's Hannah Price. Credit: Laurie Benson
WA's Tiahnee Smith gets the ball clear of Great Southern's Isla Anderson.
Camera IconWA's Tiahnee Smith gets the ball clear of Great Southern's Isla Anderson. Credit: Laurie Benson
Great Southern keeper Emme Ingrey.
Camera IconGreat Southern keeper Emme Ingrey. Credit: Laurie Benson

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