16 local hoopers nominated for McDonald’s All-American game

By on January 10, 2018 10:57 am

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McDonald’s is pleased to announce the more than 700 high school seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2018 McDonald’s All American Games.

Kansas-signee Quentin Grimes makes the list. By Diana Porter

Kansas-signee Quentin Grimes makes the list. By Diana Porter

This year’s list includes players from 45 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee.

16 players – 4 male and 12 female – hail from the Houston area. The local players nominated for the 2018 Games include:

Kendric Davis, Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Center, Houston

Quentin Grimes, The Woodlands College Park, The Woodlands

Miller Kopp, Houston Christian High School, Houston

Jaedon LeDee, The Kinkaid School, Houston

Brooke Bigott, Seven Lakes High School, Katy

Jala Buster, Cypress Ranch High School, Cypress

D’Asia Collins, Cypress Ranch High School, Cypress

Miya Crump, Houston Yates High School, Houston

Queen Egbo, Fort Bend Travis High School, Richmond

Tayanna Hill, Dekaney High School, Houston

Monet Jones, Elkins High School, Missouri City

Catherine Reese, Cypress Woods High School, Cypress

Cydney Rivera, Lutheran High North, Houston

Jasmine Smith, Kinkaid High School, Houston

Grace Yochum, Memorial High School, Houston

A complete list of 2018 McDonald’s All American Games Nominees is available at The final rosters for the 2018 McDonald’s All American Games will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Follow @McDAAG on Twitter and Instagram for more information in the lead up to the announcement.

“We’re so proud of the 16 local high school players who were nominated to play in the 2018 McDonald’s All American Games,” said Matthew Kades, President of the McDonald’s Greater Houston Owner/Operators Association. “There’s a lot of talent in the Greater Houston area, and we’re honored to recognize these players at the national level, not only for the sweat they put in on the court, but also for their involvement in their school and community.”

The 41st Annual Boys Game will tip-off on Wednesday, March 28 from Atlanta’s Philips Arena and will be broadcast on ESPN. The 17th Annual Girls Game will precede the Boys Game and will broadcast live on ESPN2.



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