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Sportstar January 2014 nominees

Moama athlete Rebekah Lock and Echuca bowler Veronica Kelly are January 2014's Sportstar nominees.

March 19, 2014 1:44pm

Athlete Rebekah Lock is the January junior Sportstar of the Year winner.

Moama’s Rebekah Lock produced outstanding results at the Victorian Country Athletics Championships in January.

Lock returned home the worthy winner of three gold medals and a silver medal after terrific performances in her respective events.

Lock, who represented Eaglehawk Athletics Club, claimed first in the high jump, 40m hurdles and 2000m steeplechase and was only a second behind first in the 800m.

Bowler Veronica Kelly is the January senior Sportstar of the Year winner.

City of Echuca bowler Veronica Kelly spent eight consecutive days on the bowling green during the month of January.

Kelly represented Victoria in the test area and helped the side claim a 4-1 series sweep against South Australia.

Kelly returned home to help Echuca claim pennant honours, clinch her second Champion of Champions title, before winning through to the state triples final.

Her determination and love of the sport has been a key feature of her success.

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