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Wildcats catcher Harper gets international experience

Las Vegas High baseball standout Bryce Harper has taken his considerable skills to the national level.

A first-team all-state pick as a freshman catcher in the spring, Harper is playing for the USA Baseball 16-U National Team at the Pan Am Championships in Mexico.

Harper, playing the outfield, is hitting third for Team USA. Through three games at the Pan Am Championships, Harper was 10-for-18 with three home runs and 14 RBIs.

He also has pitched a scoreless inning.

The tournament runs through Sunday.

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