Mount Gambier basketballer earns national selection

IN FORM: Mount Gambier basketballer Tara Bryant impressed at the Australian Country Basketball Cup in Albury last week and has been selected to play in New Zealand in the coming months.

MOUNT Gambier basketballer Tara Bryant has been chosen to play in New Zealand after she impressed selectors at the Australian Country Basketball Cup in Albury last week.

Basketball Mount Gambier was strongly represented at the cup and from the tournament a team is selected to travel to and play in New Zealand this April.

Bryant stood out in Albury and has been given the opportunity to take her basketball overseas.

The budding star has been playing great basketball in her Under 16 Mount Gambier Lakers side, which she currently captains.

Bryant has even taken the opportunity to train with the new Pioneers women’s side when it fits in with her busy basketball schedule.

She played for the SA Country Sharks during the tournament in Albury, with her side finishing third in their pool before the crossover games, which saw them finish eighth overall.

After a couple of days rest, Bryant has delved straight back into training with the Under 16 Lakers who a preparing to play in the Bendigo Basketball Junior Classic this weekend.