Youngsters hit road

MILDURA’S next generation of basketball stars are donning the Big V this week across two different tournaments.

Mildura Basketball Association has five athletes going away  to represent the region this week including  Jorja Delcastegne, 13, Zhoe McGinty, 12, Ava Zadow, 13, Alexandra Leng, 13, front, and Tobi Obatoki (not pictured). Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Mildura Basketball Association has five athletes going away to represent the region this week including Jorja Delcastegne, 13, Zhoe McGinty, 12, Ava Zadow, 13, Alexandra Leng, 13, front, and Tobi Obatoki (not pictured). Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Making the grade despite tough competition for spots from across the state, Zhoe McGinty is representing Victoria Country’s under 14 girls in Albury at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup that started yesterday and runs until Sunday.

Meanwhile, Alexandra Leng, Ava Zadow and Jorja Delcastegne (under 15 girls) and Tobi Obatoki (under 14 boys) will be at the Southern Cross Challenge in Melbourne from Thursday until Monday.

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