The Queensland Under-15 girls team has shown there is a bright future ahead for women's cricket in the State with some eye-catching efforts at the national titles in Canberra.
Queensland finished sixth overall, winning the majority of their games in a competitive showing.
Zoe Valenic from the Sunshine Coast was the leading wicket-taker in the tournament, claiming 13 scalps with her wrist spin, while fellow Sunshine Coast product Makayla Wrigley was the leading wicket-keeper, with six catches and seven stumpings,
Townsville batter Sianna Ginger was the second highest runs-scorer for the tournament, producing 284 runs at 47.33.
Three Queenslanders were named in the Australian Under-15 squad named after the tournament, in Mikayla Wrigley, Sianna Ginger and Goondiwindi allrounder Meg Mettam who plays Premier Cricket for Sandgate-Redcliffe.
Mettam (3-20 from six overs) and Ginger (72no and player of the match) had fine last round performances against South Australia.