HADDONFIELD, NJ — A Camden County girls’ basketball player will compete against other varsity hoops stars in the 2023 McDonald’s All-American Games.
Hannah Hidalgo, a point guard for Paul VI High School in Haddonfield, is one of two Garden State girls’ players to be named an All-American for this year’s Games.
“A lot of girls don’t get this opportunity, so it’s definitely a blessing to be here,” she said. “I’m just grateful.”
Watch Hidalgo’s announcement video here as she celebrates with family, friends, and teammates. She thanked God, her parents, and all the people that have helped her along her journey at Paul VI. Hidalgo has signed to play for the University of Notre Dame.
The other NJ girl is Zoe Brooks of Saint John Vianney HS in Holmdel. Both Hidalgo and Brooks are in the Top 10 recruitment class for 2023, per ESPN.
Aaron Bradshaw and D.J. Wagner of Camden High School are also on the list. They will compete against top high school basketball players from across the country on March 28 in Houston, with tipoff at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2. The boys’ game follows at 9 p.m. on ESPN.
The McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee narrowed down the list of 722 nominees to a final team consisting of 24 girls and 24 boys. The final rosters for the 2023 Games were revealed on Tuesday.