Two Region 8 standouts & an A-State signee are McDonald’s All-American nominees

Two Region 8 standouts & an A-State signee are McDonald’s All-American nominees

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The McDonald’s All-American Game revealed 2019 nominees on Wednesday. Two Region 8 standouts are among the 800+ players selected from all over the nation.

Jonesboro small forward Marcedus Leech is the only Arkansas boys nominee. He signed with Iowa State in November.

Hoxie senior Sydney Gillham is one of four Arkansas girls nominees. She’s played a key role for the 17-2 Lady Mustangs.

Arkansas State basketball signee Antwon Jackson is also on the All-American radar. He plays for Clark HS in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jackson is averaging 11.7 points and 9.0 rebounds a game this season for the 15-1 Chargers.

The list of 800+ nominees will be whittled down to 24 boys and 24 girls. The final roster will be revealed January 24th.

You can see the complete list of McDonald’s All-American nominees here.

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