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Team Carolina will participate in the 2018 Bahamas Tropical Shootout Tournament this summer.
The group of Triangle middle schoolers goes as the lone representative of the United States and will compete against other countries in what will have an Olympic-type feel.
Team Carolina, a local middle school AAU team, was chosen to be the lone US representative in a Bahamas FIBA showcase event. High energy operation here pic.twitter.com/rOX0zG3w8y— Joe Mazur (@joemazurabc11) May 7, 2018
To say they're fired up is an understatement. They'll get American-themed jerseys and will wear special shoes.
Just one small problem, funding the trip. It's going to cost close to $44,000.
If you'd like to help sponsor the young men, they've set up a page here.