Approximately 150 people attended Wednesday night’s WACA
Junior Awards at the Boundary Room with Bicton Junior Cricket Club taking out
the Len Pavy Award for Club of the Year.
The evening celebrated the big season of community cricket
and recognised some of the fantastic volunteers, teachers and clubs.
Perth Scorchers and Alcohol.Think Again Western Warriors
pair Sam Whiteman and Ashton Agar, along with Alcohol. Think Again Western Fury
youngster Melissa Cameron were also in attendance for a humorous Q&A
Junior cricketers who had represented their club from the "have
a go" days through to finishing Under-17's cricket were awarded a
medallion of service to community cricket. A total of 51 were awarded on the
night to a standing ovation.
The Sunday 2 March T20 Community Cup Final to be played at
the WACA Ground as the first game in a triple-header was also previewed, with
interviews done with both captains and coaches from Warwick-Greenwood and
Shoalwater; Joel Richie, James Eccles, Doug Hamilton and Peter Richie
There were many awards given out on the night, with Bicton JCC
president Damien Eves there on the night to accept the prestigious Club of the
Year award from former Junior Management Board chairman Len Pavy.
South Perth JCC and Warwick/Greenwood JCC won the CJCC
Spirit of Cricket awards for south and north respectively.
Rod McKenzie from Sorrento/Duncraig was awarded the
Co-ordinator of the Year, while Armadale Cricket Club’s Warren Francis won the Community
Coach of the Year.
Nuria Ushoroff (AIC) and Cliff Taylor (Success PS) won the
School Ambassadors of the Year awards.