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Bentonville junior high student to represent U.S. in international basketball competition

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A basketball player from Bentonville has been selected to represent the United States at the United World Games in Austria from June 16-25.

According to a press release, PhD Hoops chose Hailey Trader from Grimsley Junior High for the U.S. team.

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According to PhD Hoops’ website, the organization offers basketball tours each summer to Europe and the Caribbean for seven to 10 days.

“Out of a pool of applicants, Hailey Trader was chosen for this tour based on her
playing ability, character and desire to be a part of this once-in-a-lifetime experience,” the release said.

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