CBA´s U18 Captain, Javier Valeiras Creus, has committed to junior college powerhouse, Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa Iowa. The player from La Gomera, who had received several offers after his great season both individually and collectively, has decided to join IHCC which is perennially ranked among the top teams in the NJCAA Division 1. There, he will have a full scholarship to continue with his studies and play basketball. Valeiras becomes the first player from the Canarian Island of La Gomera to play in the USA.
Javi´s career started in La Gomera, playing at CB La Gomera, at a young age he moved to Tenerife La Salle. While at La Salle, he was selected for the Spanish National U15 team. In 2013, Javier joined CBA, while at CBA, he has participated in 3 Canarian and 2 Spanish National Championships. This year captaining our U18 team that finished 5 in the national championships.
With his signing, Valeiras becomes the second Canarian to sign a scholarship in the United States.