Homestead freshman Ayanna Patterson is one of 33 players who have accepted invitations to the 2019 USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team trials, which will be held May 23-27 at the United State Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The finalists for the team will be announced on May 27 and will remain in Colorado Springs for training camp through May 31. The 12-member roster is expected to be announced on May 31. The team will compete at the 2019 U16 FIBA Americas Championship in Puerto Aysen, Chile, on June 16-22.
Patterson played with fellow invitees KK Bransford of Mount Notre Dame High School (Cincinnati) and Amari DeBerry of Williamsville South High School (Buffalo, New York) on the Her-ricanes at the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship.