Roster set for 2021 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships
24 high school standouts to participate in 10th annual event airing April 4 at 1:30 p.m. ET on CBS.
The 2021 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships roster has been announced, featuring 24 of the nation’s premier high school athletes. The 10th annual event will be held on Tuesday and Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis. CBS will air the event in its entirety at 1:30 p.m. ET on April 4.
“Congratulations to these outstanding players who have made it to the 2021 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships,” said Judd Schemmel, American Family Insurance associate vice president, community investment and partnerships. “At American Family we’re inspired by those who have the courage to dream fearlessly and the determination to reach their goals. Best of luck to all the talented student athletes who are participating.”
The players will compete in a number of different events during the competition, including the American Family Insurance Slam Dunk Championship, the American Family Insurance Boys’ 3-Point Championship, American Family Insurance Girls’ 3-Point Championship, and the IHOP Team Shootout. The winners of the Boys’ and Girls’ 3-point competitions will square off in the Rocket Mortgage Battle of the Champions.
The slam dunk and boys’ 3-point events include 12 athletes inside the top 100 in the 247Sports Composite Index, while the girls’ 3-point competition boasts seven shooters within the espnW HoopGurlz Top 40 rankings. Also participating in the event are the winners of this year’s American Family Insurance #DreamFearlessly Fan Vote, Ridge Harrison (slam dunk), Cal Reghi (boys’ 3-point) and Aliyah Williams (girls’ 3-point).
Donation to Special Olympics part of this year's event
American Family Insurance is committed to inspiring, protecting and restoring dreams. During this year’s event, a $20,000 check will be presented to the Special Olympics Indiana chapter in support of their athletes as they pursue and achieve their dreams of competing in sports.
The following 24 athletes will participate in this year’s American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships:
American Family Insurance Slam Dunk Championship
Name/High School (City, State)/ College Choice/ 247 ranking
KJ Adams Westlake (Austin, Texas) Kansas No. 71
Rafael Castro Dover (Dover, N.J.) Providence No. 122
JD Davison Calhoun School (Letohatchee, Ala.) Alabama No. 9
Ridge Harrison Hatton (Town Creek, Ala.) Uncommitted N/A
Jordan Hawkins DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) UConn No. 49
Josh Minott St. Andrew’s School (Boca Raton, Fla.) Memphis No. 38
Manny Obaseki John Paul II (Allen, Texas) Texas A&M No. 24
Blake Wesley South Bend Riley (South Bend, Ind.) Notre Dame No. 107
American Family Insurance Boys’ 3-Point Championship
Name/High School (City, State)/College Choice/247 ranking
Trey Alexander Heritage Hall (Oklahoma City, Okla.) Auburn No. 72
Max Christie Rolling Meadows (Rolling Meadows, Ill.) Michigan State No. 17
Tyrese Hunter St. Catherine’s (Racine, Wis.) Iowa State No. 36
Trevor Keels Paul VI Catholic (Fairfax, Va.) Undecided No. 20
Jordan Longino Germantown Academy (Fort Washington, Pa.) Villanova No. 50
Cal Reghi Westlake (Westlake, Ohio) Ohio State N/A
Jabari Smith Sandy Creek (Tyrone, Ga.) Auburn No. 5
Jaylon Tyson John Paul II (Plano, Texas) Texas Tech No. 35
American Family Insurance Girls’ 3-Point Championship
Name High School (City, State) College Choice ESPN ranking
Caroline Ducharme Noble & Greenough School (Milton, Mass.) UConn No. 5
Azzi Fudd St. John’s College (Washington D.C.) UConn No. 1
Aubryanna Hall Wayne (Dayton, Ohio) South Carolina No. 14
Aziaha James Princess Anne (Virginia Beach, Va.) NC State No. 36
Laila Phelia Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati, Ohio) Michigan No. 28
Reigan Richardson Cannon School (Huntersville, N.C.) Georgia No. 34
Payton Verhulst Bishop Miege (De Soto, Kansas) Louisville No. 12
Aliyah Williams Parkway North (St. Louis, Mo.) Undecided N/A
Alumni of the event include the Sacramento Kings’ Buddy Hield (2012 3-Point), the Washington Mystics’ Ariel Atkins (2014 3-Point), the Memphis Grizzlies’ 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).
Event organizers are regularly monitoring developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and will implement safety measures based on prevailing guidelines from local authorities and national health entities.
For more information about the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships go to www.amfam.com/sponsorships/highschool-slam, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@HighSchoolSlam).
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