Lake City High School basketball player Alison Asher has verbally committed herself to attend the University of Portland.
The 6-foot-4 post player said she will sign a letter of intent during the early signing period next month.
Asher picked Portland over three California schools, Saint Mary’s, Pepperdine and the University of the Pacific.
Portland has played in the NCAA Division I Tournament four straight years. The Pilots won the West Coast Conference for a second consecutive time last season.
Asher averaged 10.1 points, 8.4 rebounds and 6.1 blocks for Lake City’s State A-1 runner-up Timberwolves last winter.
Cross country rankings
Boise’s girls and Idaho Falls’ boys are both ranked No. 1 in the A-1 high school cross country rankings.
Lake City’s boys are rated fourth and LC’s girls are ninth out of 10. No other area teams are ranked.
The top 25 individuals are also ranked.
Sandpoint’s Nicole Maloney rates 15th among the girls, and LC’s Charlie Miller is No. 15 among the boys.
Boise’s Susan Werner and Centennial’s Tyler Williams are ranked ranked No. 1.