OREGON CITY, OR-Yesterday we highlighted the Alaska Flight boys basketball team as they prepare for some big tournaments in Las Vegas this month. Well a few of our leading ladies are already playing.
The Alaska Lady Hoops has three players from the Interior. Alexis Shipman, a rising freshman at Lathrop, who is on the 15 and under team. She is also an Eclipse soccer player.
Fellow Malemute Ruthy Hebard is on the 17 and under team along with Alex Foster a senior guard for North Pole who transferred from Arizona.
In the End of the Oregon Trail Tournament in Oregon City, Or the 15U team finished with a 2-2 record and the 17U team went 1-3. Among nearly 300 teams, 11 different states and Canada were represented.
Now the Lady Hoops teams continue on to Chicago for the Nike National Invitational and the Elite Youth Jamboree. The Nike National Invitational runs through Friday and the Jamboree starts this Sunday and ends Tuesday.