ORANGE WOMEN’S HOCKEY NEWS
CYMS’ Madie Smith has won the Orange Women’s Hockey division one best and fairest award.
Smith capped a stellar year with the top gong, while Amy Hampton won the division two best and fairest and Skye Ostini won the division three top prize.
On the field, CYMS Whittaker defeated Ex-Services Blue 3-1 in an exciting division one decider.
CYMS can hold their head high after completing the season with with one loss in their first game in April.
Their goals came off the sticks of Georgie Watson, who scored a brace, and Pip Simmons, while the lone Ex Services winner was scored by Shian Duboc, with CYMS now the holders of the Challenge Cup for division one.
The second division grand final was between Jay Dees and Canobolas Tigers, with the latter winnning 3-0 in a hard fought game.
Jay Dees had a great game and proved an unknown quantity coming from third position of the ladder.
The Canobolas Tiges, on the other hand, have been consistent throughout the season remaining undefeated to the end and hold the Challenge Cup.
The Tigers’ goals were scored by Mel Renike, Rebecca Marjoram and Julie Sharp.
Third division was the toughest game of the day game between CYMS Hogan and Confederate Biddy’s.
The last time these teams met CYMS were the victors quite convincingly but the tables were turned on Saturday with Confederates winning 2-1.
Biddy’s goals were scored by Sam Murphy and Sandy Newton with Hogan’s sole goal was netted by Janeen Toner-Wasil.
The third division plate game was very entertaining, with Kinross 3rds edging Ex-Services White 2-1.
In other awards, Alison Thorn won the Administration Award, the Sportsperson Award went to Debbie Orrock, the Goal Keeper Award was won by Karin Horan and the Umpire Encouragement Award went to Annie Kukla. Kinross 1sts was the Most Improved Team.