Bakken nominated for McDonald’s All-American Games
Edmonds-Woodway High School’s Travis Bakken is one of the high school boys basketball players nominated for this year’s McDonald’s All-American Games.
Nearly 1,000 players from 44 states and the District of Columbia were nominated for the 2014 McDonald’s All American Games, which will be played April 3 at the United Center in Chicago.
This will be the 13th year for the girls game and the 37th year the boys game.
The final team of 24 boys and 24 girls who will be selected to play will be announced during the McDonald’s All America Games Selection Show on ESPNU at 3 p.m., Jan. 29.
“This year’s list of McDonald’s All American Games Nominees represents the finest prep talent across the country, and we are thrilled to present nearly 1,000 players with this once in a lifetime honor.” said Morgan Wootten, McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee Chairman. “Today we celebrate this list of nominees, from which the final teams of 24 girls and 24 boys will emerge.”
Net proceeds from the Games will again benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). The Games have raised more than $10 million for RMHC since 1978.