​Border trio to compete in Pacific School Games in Adelaide

IN THE SWIM: Mackensey House and Tammika Evans will swim at the Pacific School Games. Picture: SIMON BAYLISS
IN THE SWIM: Mackensey House and Tammika Evans will swim at the Pacific School Games. Picture: SIMON BAYLISS

PROMISING St Anne’s Primary School basketballer Lani Wall will play for NSW in the Pacific School Games in Adelaide next week.

Wall will line-up in the 12 and under side after progressing through school and regional ranks.

She will play her first match on Monday.

Meanwhile, Wodonga Amateur Swimming Club’s Mackensey House and Tammika Evans will also be competing in Adelaide.

House, 16, will represent NSW in the 50-metre freestyle, 100-metre freestyle and three relay events.

The Trinity Anglican College Thurgoona student qualified after finishing first or second in the NSW All Schools Championships.

Evans, 17, will swim in the 50-metre butterfly, 50-metre backstroke, 50-metre freestyle and relays for Victoria.

The pair are coached by Jenny Weldone.

The games run from December 3 to 9 with more than 4000 athletes taking part in 11 sports from at least 15 countries.