Singleton and Broke Public School Student, Alex Stafa, is in fine form at national champs

He is the first Singleton junior to be picked for the U12’s NSWPSSA cricket side since 1990, and Alex Stafa is currently proving why.

Alex Stafa in action at the national champs.

Alex Stafa in action at the national champs.

So far throughout  the 2017/18 School Sports Association (SSA) Boys Under 12 Cricket Championships at Barooga, the opening pace bowler has “kept it tight and applied the pressure” during his eight over spells.

Alex (right) attended Broke Public School in 2017, where he was school captain.

Alex (right) attended Broke Public School in 2017, where he was school captain.

During the first match they played on Saturday, January 6, he took a wicket (1/20) in their tie with South Australia (116).

Alex Stafa in action at the national champs.

Alex Stafa in action at the national champs.

And, although his side was beaten by Queensland on Sunday in round 2, Stafa was is fine form – taking 2/18.

Alex Stafa in action at the national champs.

Alex Stafa in action at the national champs.

An impressive spell that included 3 maiden overs.

ALL-ROUNDER: Alex Stafa back left after winning a number of awards in his last year of primary school at Broke.

ALL-ROUNDER: Alex Stafa back left after winning a number of awards in his last year of primary school at Broke.

Then, after a rest day on Monday, in round 3 against Victoria they notched up a comprehensive win with Stafa again taking a wicket (1/11).

Today, New South Wales face Tasmania.

This morning they won the toss and posted a first innings score of 6/192.

Stafa is currently heading the bowling attack and his mum, Belinda says he has already taken a wicket.

More to come...