KEMPS Creek whiz-kid Jamie-Lee Worsnop loves her lawn bowls, follows the Dragons in the NRL and intends to fire at the approaching Australian lawn bowls under-18s titles.
Jamie-Lee, 16, is in the NSW girls' pairs and triples' teams playing in Perth from September 29 to October 3.
A member of the St Johns Park Bowling Club junior academy, she is coached by Australian player Sharyn Renshaw, from St Clair, regarded as one of the best junior coaches.
"Jamie-Lee is a really good young person and top junior player," Renshaw said.
"She has been with the club for two years."
Jamie-Lee began her foray into lawn bowls at Kemps Creek Sporting and Bowling Club.
"I started playing lawn bowls when I was 10; my grandparents played the game and introduced me to the sport," Jamie-Lee said.
"I come along to the junior academy at St Johns Park twice a week."
The protege said her coach, Renshaw, has been a positive influence.
Jamie-Lee is a year 11 student at Westfields Sports High School. It's been a big year for her.
The right-handed player won the NSW Women's Indoor Singles qualifying open age event and also the NSW Girls' Pairs Championship, for a second consecutive time.
She was also third in the invitational Junior Gold Nugget Singles at Tweed Heads and also runner-up in the NSW girls' singles championship.
Jamie-Lee is also a member of the Australian junior and NSW State squads.
She also played for NSW against ACT and Queensland, winning both tests.
Renshaw said Jamie-Lee and fellow St Johns Park Bowling Club academy juniors Shania Mills, Ethan Mills, Caroline Allomes and Chase McKiernen will play for City against Country at Cabramatta Bowling Club on November 23 and 24.