Some of the action from the national under-15 schools championships this week. Photo: Andrew Perryman.

SOME of the country’s best junior volleyballers have hit the courts of the Bendigo Stadium this week for the School Sport Australian under-15 national

Girls and boys teams from across the country have been battling it out for the title of the nation’s best all week, save a brief break for a trip to the Central Deborah Gold Mine on Tuesday.

Local representative Scott Johnson has featured for the Victorian boys team, coached by Bendigo’s Todd Broadbent.

Another local in Scott Ross is coaching the under-15 Victorian girls team, while Laura Roberts is team manager for the boys and several referees are locally based.

The finals of the competition will be held today.