Dickson County Lady Cougar LeaLea Carter and her USA teammates begin their quest for an international title tonight in Cancun, Mexico. The 15-year-old rising sophomore is a member of the national U16 team competing in the FIBA Americas tournament opening today. USA faces Brazil at 6 pm tonight in the third of four games in pool play. Tomorrow the US faces Argentina and Friday completes pool play against Costa Rica. The eight teams will then be seeded for tournament play Saturday and Sunday to crown a 2013 champion. After averaging 16.1 points per game in her freshman season at DCHS, Carter was one of 127 under-16 players invited to tryouts at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado and was chosen for the 12-member team.