Missed this when the news was released Thursday, but eight locals basketball players were nominated for the McDonald’s All-American game, which is April 3 in Chicago.
Marcus Chambers, Foss
Tre’Shaun Fletcher, Lincoln
Lucas Meikle, Bellarmine Prep
Caden Rowland, Mount Rainier
Shawn Spencer, Cascade Christian
Martel Taylor-Barone, Kent-Meridian
Dezmyn Trent, Foss
Braxton Tucker, Spanaway Lake
No girl from Washington was nominated.
The final roster of 24 boys and 24 girls will be announced Feb. 14 during a selection show on ESPNU.
The boys game will tip off April 3, 6:30 p.m. (PT) and will be televised on ESPN with the girls game April 3, 4 p.m. (PT) televised on ESPNU.