FAIRFAX, Va. – A future George Mason women's basketball student-athlete has been nominated for one of high school basketball's premier national showcases.
Nikki Cardaño-Hillary, a 2017 signee, has been nominated for the McDonald's All-American Game. The guard from Georgetown, Texas was one of 123 players nominated from the Lone Star State, which led all states with the most nominations.
The McDonald's All-American Games will be played on March 29 in Chicago. The final rosters have not yet been announced.
Cardaño-Hillary is averaging nearly 30 points a game for Vista Ridge High School. The 5-foot-7 senior scored 44 points and made six 3-pointers in a game in November.
Cardaño-Hillary was part of a four-member 2017 signing class for the Patriots who signed national letters of intent in November
. The group also included forwards Danielle Deoul (Washingtonville, N.Y.) and Camarie Gatling (Richmond, Va.) and guard Marika Korpinenn (Turku, Finland).