WATCH: Past national star talks about Stanthorpe netball
NETBALL: Karen Petrie was assistant coach of the Queensland Firebirds in the mid 2000s but right now her whole netball focus is on Stanthorpe.
On Wednesday, she coached Stanthorpe State High School to a win in the A-grade Broncos Cup netball competition when they beat Warwick State High School 24-16.
A Stanthorpe school team has already won division 2 in the Laura Geitz Shield this season and will play in the Vicki Wilson Cup in term 3.
The A-grade netball cup win is believed to be the first for Stanthorpe High in the two decades the Broncos Cup competition has been played.
Petrie said she was impressed with how closely her team listened to suggestions from the coach and were always seeking more guidance.
The Broncos pay for the travelling of both netball and rugby league team during the two cup days.
Petrie also played for Sydney Swifts and Queensland Firebirds in national league.