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2019
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Roster set for 2019 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships

Summary

24 high school standouts to participate in ninth annual event airing April 7 at 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS.

The 2019 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships roster is finalized, Intersport announced today. The ninth annual event will air April 7 at 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS, and be taped in front of a packed gym at East Ridge High School in suburban Minneapolis on Friday, April 5, at 1 p.m.

“We’re pleased to support and celebrate the accomplishments of these talented young people,” said Judd Schemmel, American Family Insurance associate vice president, community investment and partnerships. “They’re an inspiration to anyone who has a dream and the determination to work hard to achieve it.”

Intersport, producers of the event, invites 24 of the nation’s elite high school basketball players to compete in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships (eight dunkers, along with eight men’s and eight women’s 3-point shooters). The men’s events include 10 athletes inside the top 100 in the 247Sports Composite Index, while the women’s event boasts seven shooters within the espnW HoopGurlz Top 25 rankings. Also participating in front of their home crowd will be East Ridge High School standouts Courtney Brown Jr. and Chloe Stoehr.

The program showcases the dunking and sharp-shooting talents of the nation’s top high school basketball players during the American Family Insurance Slam Dunk Championship, the Men’s 3-Point Championship, American Family Insurance Women’s 3-Point Championship, and the Team Shootout. The winners of the Men’s and Women’s 3-Point Championships will compete in the Rocket Mortgage Battle of the Champions.

American Family Insurance Slam Dunk Championship

Name (Position) – High School (Hometown) – College Choice – 247Sports national ranking

Onyeka Okongwu (C) – Chino Hills High School (Chino, CA) – USC – ranked No. 20 by 247Sports

P.J. Fuller (SG) – Findlay Prep (Henderson, NV) – TCU – ranked No. 64 by 247Sports

Marcus Watson (SG) – Buford High School (Buford, GA) – Oklahoma State – ranked No. 74 by 247Sports

Jahmius Ramsey (SG) – Duncanville High School (Mansfield, TX) – Texas Tech – ranked No. 30 by 247Sports

Brycen Goodine (SG) – St. Andrews School (New Bedford, MA) – Syracuse – ranked No. 94 by 247Sports

Terry Armstrong (SG) – Bella Vista Prep (Scottsdale, AZ) – Arizona – ranked No. 54 by 247Sports

Courtney Brown Jr. (PF) – East Ridge High School (Saint Paul, MN) – Milwaukee

Niven Glover (SG) – Oak Ridge High School (Orlando, FL) – Undecided – ranked No. 323 by 247Sports

Men’s 3-Point Championship

Name (Position) – High School (Hometown) – College Choice – 247Sports national ranking

Matthew Hurt (PF) – John Marshall High School (Rochester, MN) – Undecided – ranked No. 8 by 247Sports

Samuell Williamson (SF) – Rockwall High School (Rockwall, TX) – Louisville – ranked No. 39 by 247Sports

Tyrell Terry (PG) – De La Salle High School (Minneapolis, MN) – Stanford – ranked No. 76 by 247Sports

Joe Girard (PG) – Glens Falls Senior High School (Glens Falls, NY) – Syracuse – ranked No. 206 by 247Sports

Jarod Lucas (SG) – Los Altos High School (Hacienda Heights, CA) – Oregon State – ranked No. 230 by 247Sports

Jaylen Forbes (SG) – Florence High School (Florence, MS) – Alabama – ranked No. 88 by 247Sports

Khalif Battle (SG) – Trenton Catholic School (Metuchen, NJ) – Butler – ranked No. 92 by 247Sports

Jalen Wilson (SF) – Guyer High School (Denton, TX) – Michigan – ranked No. 46 by 247Sports

American Family Insurance Women’s 3-Point Championship

Name (Position) – High School (Hometown) – College Choice

Celeste Taylor (PG) – Long Island Lutheran High School (Valley Stream, NY) – Texas – ranked No. 20 in espnW 100

Kierstan Bell (SG) – McKinley High School (Canton, OH) – Ohio State – ranked No. 6 in espnW 100

Rikki Harris (PG) – North Central High School (Indianapolis, IN) – Ohio State – ranked No. 24 in espnW 100

Rickea Jackson (SF) – Detroit Edison Public Academy (Detroit, MI) – Ole Miss – ranked No. 9 in espnW 100

Anaya Peoples (PG) – Schlarman Academy (Danville, IL) – Notre Dame – ranked No. 21 in espnW 100

Nyah Green (SG) – Allen High School (Allen ,TX) – Louisville – ranked No. 12 in espnW 100

Charisma Osborne (PG) – Windward School (Moreno Valley, CA) – UCLA – ranked No. 22 in espnW 100

Chloe Stoehr (PG) – East Ridge High School (Woodbury, MN) – Undecided

Alumni of the event include the Sacramento Kings’ Buddy Hield (2012 3-Point), the New York Knicks’ Emmanuel Mudiay (2014 3-Point), the Washington Mystics’ Ariel Atkins (2014 3-Point), the Denver Nuggets’ Grayson Allen (2014 Slam Dunk), the Seattle Storm’s Jordin Canada (2014 3-Point), the Utah Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell (2015 Slam Dunk), the Orlando Magic’s Markelle Fultz (2016 Slam Dunk), the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young (2017 3-Point) and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Collin Sexton (2017 3-Point).

Please contact Dan Reiner at dreiner@intersportnet.com for media credential information.

For more information about the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, visit www.amfam.com/highschoolslam, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@HighSchoolSlam).

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About American Family Insurance
Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 311 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General and Homesite) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the internet or by phone. Affiliate Main Street America sells insurance products through independent agents. Web www.amfam.com; Facebook www.facebook.com/amfam; Twitter www.twitter.com/amfam.

About Intersport
Since 1985, Intersport has been an award-winning innovator and leader in the creation of sports, lifestyle and entertainment-based marketing platforms. With expertise in Sponsorship Consulting, Experiential Marketing, Hospitality, Customer Engagement, Content Marketing, Productions and Sports Properties, this Chicago-based Marketing & Media Solutions Company helps their clients to create ideas, content and experiences that attract and engage passionate audiences. To learn more about Intersport, visit www.intersportnet.com, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Intersport contacts:
Dan Reiner, Intersport, dreiner@intersportnet.com, 312-661-0616 (O)
Dan Mihalik, Intersport, dmihalik@intersportnet.com, 312-883-3998 (O)