Softballer chosen in Qld team
THERE is no mistaking the talent of Gympie sporting all-rounder Carlin Anderson after he earned selection in his second Queensland representative softball team.
Anderson, 14, who attends Ipswich Grammar on a sporting scholarship, travels to Adelaide in January next year with the Queensland under-17 team, for national competition.
The Gympie sporting star also made the state team last year.
Anderson achieved Queensland selection after playing his role in guiding Brisbane team Redlands to victory in a state carnival in Noosa from September 18-20.
Redlands defeated Logan in the final, in pouring rain, 16-10.
Anderson played in his favourite position of third base and captured the attention of selectors by hitting six home runs to spearhead Redlands’ attack.
Softball is not Anderson’s only sporting interest. He also plays cricket, rugby league, and participates in athletics.
In addition to a successful year to date in cricket, Anderson will also compete in the Queensland Athletics Titles at Brisbane’s QEII Stadium late next month for shot put.
While able to acknowledge his own efforts, the young star thanked his parents for helping him fulfil his sporting potential.
Anderson played in his favourite position of third base and captured the attention of selectors by hitting six home runs to spearhead Redland’s attack.