Carter to participate in USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival

Staff Report
Wil Carter, an Ascension Catholic graduate, has been selected to participate in the USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival.

After an outstanding performance in the USA Junior Nationals all-state high school basketball competition at Millsaps College, Wilkadrick “Wil” Carter, a graduate of Ascension Catholic High School and son of Willie Carter Jr., has been invited to participate in the USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio July 21-27.

Based in Madison, Wi., the USA Junior Nationals provides one of the top amateur competitions in the United State and offers its program to all athletes who have a high talent level in basketball and want to develop their skills and techniques through statewide, national and international competition.

Athletes are given an opportunity to improve their skills through highly organized competition. Information on participating athletes is provided to educational institutions throughout the U.S and Canada for possible scholarship opportunities.

The USA Junior Nationals offers competitions at approximately 42 sites in the spring throughout the South, Midwest, East and West. Athletes who demonstrate advanced skills, team leadership, competitive spirit and good sportsmanship go on to the next level, which is the International Sports Festival.