McDonald's Picks
Drey Mingo
Drey Mingo

Posted Dec 11, 2006


Kelvin Powell, of the Roundball Journal and a member of the McDonald's All-American Selection Committee, offers his picks for the 2007 McDonald's Game to be held in Louisville, Ky.


2007 McDonald's Game Picks
by Kelvin Powell, Roundball Journal
EAST/td>Pos.KP's Comments
Jantel Lavender - Central Catholic (Cleveland, OH) / Ohio StateCTop post player in the country; should be OSU's next All-American post candidate
Kelley Cain - St. Pius X (Atlanta, GA) / TennesseeCGreat presence; strong body; good hands;should have a solid career with Vols
Maya Moore - Collins Hill (Lawrenceville, GA) / UConnFClass of 2007's top player since her freshmen year; competes on every possession of every game
Drey Mingo - Marist School (Atlanta, GA) / MarylandFCould emerge as the top WNBA prospect of the class
Krystal Thomas - The First Academy (Orlando, FL) / DukeFGreat skills; shotblocking power forward; think Tim Duncan
Iasia Hemingway - Shabazz (Newark, NJ) / GA TechFAggressive offensive style; likes the physical contact
Katherine Graham - Ramsey (Birmingham, AL) / LSUFMost underappreciated player in the class; 3 state titles in 3 years… enough said
Khadijah Rushdan - St. Elizabeth's (Wilmington, DE) / RutgersGPhysically gifted guard who lead USA 18U team to gold in summer
Jasmine Thomas - Oakton (Fairfax, VA) / DukeGCombination guard; headed to the Blue Devils of Duke
Marah Strickland - Towson Catholic (Towson, MD) / MarylandGSmooth guard with great pull-up jumper
Cetera DeGraffenreid - Smokey Mountain (Asheville, NC) / UNCGQuick and compact point with terrorizing on ball defense
Anjale Barrett - St. Michael's Academy (The Bronx, NY) / MarylandGNew York City lefty guard w/ handles and game to match
Honorable Mention Pos.KP's Comments
Brittany Carter - Newton Co. (Covington, GA) / Georgia GWorld-class athlete; most talented perimeter player in a talent-rich state (GA)
Epiphany Woodson - Providence Day (Charlotte, NC) / MiamiGFloor general for one of the country's top high school teams
Lorin Dixon - Christ the King (Middle Village, NY) / UConnGNow you see her … now you don't - that quick!
WEST/td>Pos.KP's Comments
Kayla Pedersen - Red Mountain (Fountain Hills, AZ) / StanfordCHighly skilled low post player; should have a very good college career
Ta'Shia Phillips - Brebeuf Jesuit (Indianapolis, IN) / UnsignedCNation's top uncommitted player; a load to deal with on the block
Victoria Baugh - Sacramento (Sacramento, CA) / TennesseeFBaugh is another one of the game changing performer; a possible 6-5 small forward
Alex Montgomery - Lincoln (Tacoma, WA) / Georgia TechFAn electrifying wing; will be exciting to watch over the next four year
Lenita Sanford - Lynwood (Inglewood, CA) / CaliforniaFFace-up PF with good quickness to the basket
Stefanie Gilbreath - Cinco Ranch (Houston, TX) / Southern CalFA very versatile player; good perimeter size will make for a good defender; 3pt range
Kendra Johnson - Trinity (Chicago, IL) / Michigan State FJohnson had a breakout summer and should be rewarded for her hard work……with a selection
Angie Bjorklund - University (Spokane, WA) / TennesseeGBjorkland's headed to Tennessee with a complete game from head to toe
Italee Lucas - Centennial (Las Vegas, NV) / UNCGYou pay money to see this type player; Lucas is the most exciting guard to hit women's basketball ever!
Tyra White - Hickman Mills (Kansas City, MO) / LSUGTremendous offensive machine; long and athletic with great one-on-one skills
Sydney Colson - Westside (Houston, TX) / Texas A & M GNation's top perimeter shooter; great range;quick
Danielle Robinson - Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, CA) /OklahomaGYou think Courtney Paris is having a great career at OU … wait till Robinson arrives
Honorable Mention Pos.KP's Comments
Regina Rogers - Chief Sealth (Seattle, WA) / UCLACPowerful force on the low block
Adrienne Johnson - Franklin (Franklin, LA) / LA TechFExplosive leaper with a tremendous upside
Shanita Arnold - Northside (Ft. Smith, AR) / ArkansasGTalented pg with handles and strength
Amy Jaeschke - New Trier (Wilmette, IL) / NorthwesternCSkilled finisher will take the Northwestern program to new heights

List courtesy of Roundball Journal
Contact:
Kelvin Powell, 803-270-8701 or kp531@juno.com


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