Thayer's Whitney Mills has been selected to play on the Southwest Missouri team in the annual Missouri Challenge Cup, scheduled May 28-29 in Columbia.
This event is sponsored each year by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association.
The state of Missouri is broken up into eight regions and those teams compete against each other to determine which region is the best in the state.
The format is a single-elimination tournament and the Southwest Missouri squad's first game is May 28 at 6:30 p.m,. against the Southcentral Missouri team.
The Southwest Missouri team is coached by Jim Middleton of Nixa and Jerry Songer of Sparta.
In addition to Mills, other players on the Southwest team include: Makenzie Smith, Kickapoo; Bethanie Funderburk, Nixa; Casey Carroll, Kickapoo; Hannah Wilkerson, Miller; Emily Walker, Nixa; Bailey Irvine, Hillcrest; Bridget Hanafin, Clever; Maggie Arnall, Hartville; Kayla Coffer, Sparta and Allison Stevens, Sparta.