Eagle soars

Maffra’s Hudson Holmes has taken out the under 18s Wilkinson Medal at the Gippsland League junior best and fairest night in Traralgon on Monday.

Holmes polled 20 votes to beat Traralgon’s Dougal Williams (20 votes) and Moe’s Jai Massese (16) votes.

Bairnsdale’s Ben McKinnon took out the under 16s best and fairest, polling 26 votes to claim the Shaw-Carter Medal.

McKinnon edged out Traralgon’s Jordan Jobling and Moe’s Grady Cocksedge who both finished on 22 votes.

Traralgon’s Jacob Van Iwaarden finished third with 20 votes.

In the 17 and under netball Maffra’s Faith Biddle was named best and fairest with 31 votes, beating Leongatha’s Taylah Brown (26 votes) and Samantha Waters (24 votes).

Maffra’s Emma Allman (30 votes) narrowly beat Moe’s Ellie Rose-Coutts (29 votes) to take the 15 and under vote, with Wonthaggi’s Zali Anderson finishing third on 26 votes.

In the 13 and under Moe’s Madelaine Galea won the medal (31 votes), with Leongatha’s Chloe Brown (29 votes) and Bairnsdale’s Abbey Bills (25 votes) coming third.