La Vega stars aim for Team USA
May 27, 2014By Jernard Griggs of Waco Lady Panthers
The quest to wear the red, white and blue for La Vega’s Calveion Landrum and Erin DeGrate is about to begin.
Landrum and DeGrate, all-state stars for La Vega’s unbeaten Class 3A state championship team, will open up competition at the USA Basketball Women’s Under-17 Team Trials Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo. The duo are among 153 of the nation’s top players vying to make the national team’s 12-player roster.
The trials will continue through Sunday, with the first roster cuts coming Saturday. The roster announcement will come Monday.