Romanian rocker: Hilo High alum Pana playing pro basketball in Europe

  • Central Washington photo Alexis Pana, a 2016 Hilo graduate, is playing pro ball for Alexandria, a team in Romania. The 5-foot-9 point guard graduated from Central Washington in 2020.

Alexis Pana doesn’t speak any Romanian other than the common courtesy phrases such as “Please, thank you, excuse me, and you’re welcome,” but her game translates on the basketball court.