High-SchoolCalifornia: Brittani Lusain

Part 1: Girls of Summer Hoops Tour

August, 6, 2012
California high school girls basketballCourtesy Ridgeview HS/ESPNHSErika McCall from Ridgeview of Bakersfield was one of the most-watched players in the summer of 2012.
Annual caravan conducted by Cal-Hi Sports correspondent observes top California talent plus nation’s best in girls basketball.

What started out in 2005 with a trip to the Nike Elite Skills Academy in Beaverton, Ore., to evaluate invitees that year that included current USA Olympian Maya Moore has now come full circle.

With almost 5,000 miles in the air and 3,000 miles behind the windshield, the Girls of Summer Basketball caravan had its biggest summer ever. The tour was sponsored this year by the Next Level Sports Service and Hoops4Girls (a 501C-3) after being sponsored for six years by Cal-Hi Sports.

The eight events covered from July 6 through the end of the month concluded at the Summer in the City Elite Division title games on July 31 in the Bay Area.

The caravan began the viewing period at the July 6-7 Next Level All-American Camp at San Diego City College.

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