HAMILTON’S Abbey Sutherland is a rising star in the world of basketball.
Her standing in the game, even at the tender age of 14, has been further enhanced by her latest achievement.
She has been chosen in the Under 16 Victoria Country Women’s team to contest the Australian Junior Championships in Geelong from July 5-12.
The Year 8 Monivae College student survived a series of cut-throat selection trials to earn her latest basketball accolade.
Not required to take part in the initial tryout at Shepparton, she was among 30 to 40 girls at the second tryout at the same venue.
From this she was included in a squad of 25.
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