COOPER Alger, 12, from Korumburra, was recently selected in the School Sport Victoria’s Basketball team to compete in the Pacific School Games Basketball Championships in Adelaide from November 21 to 28.
Cooper is the only boy from Gippsland to be named in the squad of 10 players.
Cooper’s love for basketball began at an early age when he started playing at age seven at Korumburra Basketball Association.
Cooper has represented Korumburra Wildcats in Under 10s and Under 12s and currently plays every Friday night for the Dandenong Rangers in the Victorian Junior Basketball League.