Junior cricketer makes southern side

Coby Kemmler in action.

A YOUNG local cricketer is making his mark in the sport he loves.

Coby Kemmler, 13, has been attending trials for the Emerging Tigers program has been chosen to represent the Southern Storm Under 14s team in this year’s Commonwealth Bank Intrastate Cup.

Kemmler, who plays with the New Norfolk Cricket Club, started training this week with the Southern Storm team, with the matches getting under way in January on the North-West Coast.

Coby Kemmler.

The right handed all-rounder has played cricket for the past four seasons and plays in both the junior and senior teams. In round one for New Norfolk III in Sixth Grade of the Southern Cricket Association, Kemmler took 4-15 off five overs against Derwent and 3-8 off 6 in round four against Weily Park, while with the bat his top score is 62 for the Under 16s against St Anne’s.

When it comes to cricketing talent in the family, Coby isn’t alone as his brother Blake, 17, and dad Brad have been playing alongside him in the senior teams. Best of luck Coby, it’s a big achievement to be picked, well done


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