Wallerawang Public School leader Kade Anderson has been selected in the PSSA NSW hockey team.
Kade will compete against other states in Newcastle in mid June.
Selectors made the decision after Kade represented the Western Region at the PSSA state carnival in Narellan.
“I’m proud and excited to represent NSW for hockey,” Kade said.
Kade said that his love for hockey started when he was younger and he has to thank his parents for allowing him to play as much as he did.
“I’d like to thank Mum, Dad and the school for supporting me,” he said.
Kade was previously selected for the Western Region team in 2017 but said that he was excited that he has been selected for the next level of competition.
Kade said it didn’t matter what position he got put in because he just enjoyed being on the field.
“I’ll be playing full back in these matches, but sometimes I play centre forward,” he said.
Kade plays in the Lithgow competition on a Saturday and in the Bathurst competition on a Friday night in the under 11’s and 13’s side.
“I play against older people cause otherwise it can be too easy, I just run around them a lot,” Kade said.
“We get to play against Emily Thompson and people like that sometimes which is pretty cool.”