Two WA athletes have been announced in the Australian Gems squad for their first camp ahead of the FIBA World Championships in June.
A total of 18 players will converge on the National Centre of Excellence in Canberra for the camp from May 23-28.
Madeleine Dennis (Kalamunda) and Mikayla Pirini (Willetton) were both announced in the squad and will push for selection at the camp.
Pirini, currently at the Centre of Excellence on a full-time scholarship played with the West Coast Waves in the WNBL last season and is a Willetton junior who has played over 60 SBL games in three seasons.
Dennis, a Stirling junior, was part of the Australian Under 17 FIBA World Championship team in 2014. Now with Kalamunda, Dennis is in her fourth season of SBL and has played over 30 games.
Basketball WA congratulates both athletes on their selection into the squad and wishes them well for the upcoming camp.