Gippstar – December 2016 Winners

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Congratulations to our December Gippstar winners….

The December “Open” award goes to Traralgon Tennis player Josh Charlton who won Australian Championships under 18 boy’s doubles title with partner Jeremy Taylor in December at Melbourne Park. They defeated Alexei and Anthony Popyrin 6-4 5-7 10-8 in the Tie Breaker. Josh then competed at the AGL Loy Yang Traralgon junior international played at the Traralgon Tennis complex over the period 14 Jan – 19 Jan 2017. Josh was required to successfully contest 2 matches in the qualifying draw to be eligible in the main draw. He defeated fellow Australian Will Maher 7-6 (5) 7-6 (3) and overcame Hong Kong’s Ming Chun Alan Sou 2-6 6-2 7-5 to reach the main draw.

The Junior December winner is Traralgon Swimmer Molly Cargill who at the Victorian State Long Course Championships in December won 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in the 11 & Under age group, though she had just turned 11 one month earlier. Molly has broken 7 Gippsland and 19 Out of Gippsland records in this swimming season

January nominations are now closed however nominations for February Gippstar are open and will close on the 14th March 2017. Please nominate through the Gippstar tab on this website