Alaska Lady Hoops get wins in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL-The Alaska Lady Hoops teams are getting wins in the Windy City. Yesterday the 17U team which features Lathrop sophomore Ruthy Hebard and North Pole senior Alex Foster went 5-0 in 2 days in Chicago at the Nike National Invitational Tournament with a 61-45 win over Forth Worth Black.

There were 350 college coaches from division one programs, junior colleges, and Canadian schools scouting the games.

Lathrop freshman Alexis Shipman and the 15U team went 1-4. The young teams faired a bit better. The 14U and 13U teams finished with a 2-3 record.

All the Alaska Lady Hoops teams are staying in Chicago for the Nike Elite Youth Jamboree which starts today and ends Tuesday.