Hands and McCoy Named McDonald’s All-American’s

For the 2nd consecutive season, San Diego will be represented in the annual McDonald’s All-American Game, to be played on March 29th, 2017 at the United Center in Chicago.

2016 Foothills Christian Forward TJ Leaf played in the game last season before enrolling at UCLA. Foothills Christian will be represented once again, this time by senior point guard Jaylen Hands. Hands will follow in Leaf’s steps and head to Westwood following his high school career. Hands is playing his senior season at Foothills Christian High School after previous stops at Mater Dei Catholic HS and Balboa City School.

Hands will be joined by Cathedral Catholic Center Brandon McCoy. McCoy transferred into Cathedral Catholic HS prior to his junior year. He played his first two seasons at Morse High School. McCoy has announced his top five schools, and has officially visited all but San Diego State.

2017 Bishop’s Guard Destiny Littleton was also named to the 2017 McDonald’s All-American Game. Last night, Littleton set the all-time California Scoring Record with 3,838 career points. She has signed to play at USC.

Former McDonald’s All-Americans from San Diego:

  • Mike Pitts (Sweetwater HS/1978)
  • Jelani McCoy (St. Augustine HS/1995)
  • Chase Budinger (La Costa Canyon HS/2006)
  • TJ Leaf (Foothills Christian/2016)

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