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From North to the Far East

By The Breakdown:, 11/18/09, 6:53AM CST


Lakeville North's Cassie Rochel and Chaska's Brooke Brown play for Adidas Aces in Japan

Lakeville North’s Cassie Rochel and Chaska’s Brooke Brown received an uncommon honor this past summer, when both were selected to play for the Candace Parker Aces Adidas National Team on its trip to the Far East. They were among a handful of top players from cross the nation to travel east for a five-day training camp in Los Angeles and an eight-day playing trip to Japan. Rochel and Brown talked to the Breakdown about their experiences during the two-week trek, during which they played several top Japanese teams and met their namesake, Los Angeles’ Sparks’ superstar Candace Parker.  Click here to read the entire article.