Three locals named McDonald's All-American nominees
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- Among the 722 best boys and girls basketball players nominated for the 2023 McDonald's All-American game, three come from Central Virginia.
Former Louisa County standout Olivia McGhee and St. Anne's-Belfield duo Kymora Johnson and Carter Lang were among those receiving nominations. The final 24 girls and 24 boys rosters for the game will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.
UVA women's basketball signees Kymora Johnson and Olivia McGhee are both ranked among the top-50 players in the country, according to ESPN. Johnson is ranked No. 24 in the nation and is rated as a five-star recruit, the first player from Central Virginia since William Monroe alum and current Cavalier Sam Brunelle to earn a five-star rating. McGhee, spending her senior year at IMG Academy, is ranked as the No. 45 player in the country.
Lang is signed to play at Vanderbilt at the next level and is currently rated as the No. 3 recruit in the state of Virginia for the Class of 2023, according to 247 Sports.