Mitchell Knight for Devils White in their grand final against the Blue Devils earlier in the year.
Mitchell Knight for Devils White in their grand final against the Blue Devils earlier in the year. Matt Taylor GLA280718BASK

Tall Knight reaches more new heights in his chosen sport

BASKETBALL: Young Gladstone Port City Power Capricorn Surge player Mitch Knight has made the 15-man Queensland under-20 squad.

The talented forward was in the initial squad of 50 and that was halved before last weekend when he took part in the final selection trials in Brisbane.

Knight will now set his sights on more practice and Wednesday night Premier League matches where he plays for Devils White. The U20 Men's Nationals will be held in Canberra in February.

"I have been doing a lot of individual work with coach Ray Cooper and a lot of cross fit and gym work for fitness," Knight said in an interview last week with The Observer. Cooper is the coach of the Power women's team as well as the men's assistant coach and has coached Knight for five years.

Knight is the only player from North Queensland in the team.



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