May 29, 2006

Verner prepping to play in the fall

Situated between the Los Angeles to the North and Long Beach to the South, Lakewood, Calif., residents sometimes feel overlooked because of the attention focused on their neighboring cities. At least that is the way Lakewood resident and soon to be UCLA freshman Alterraun Verner says.

In his next endeavor, the 6-0, 173-pound Verner will have a hard time avoiding the spotlight.

Because of his playmaking abilities, teammates at Mayfair High call Verner "ESPN" and "Primetime". Assuming he carries those characteristics with him to the Bruins, Verner will soon be on ESPN in Primetime.

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