Two future Cats named as finalists for Morgan Wootten ‘Player of the Year’ Award

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McDonald’s announced four male and four female finalists today for the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award. The annual award, named after DeMatha High School coaching legend Morgan Wootten, recognizes the nation’s top boys and girls high school senior student-athletes. In addition to their skills on the court, the winners must demonstrate outstanding character and exhibit leadership, both in the classroom and in the community. Winners will be announced March 15, 2011.  Each male finalist is rated in the top five of the ESPNU 100 list. In alphabetical order: (Perspectives Charter School — Chicago, Ill.), Michael Gilchrist (St. Patrick High School — Elizabeth, N.J.), James McAdoo (Norfolk Christian — Norfolk, Va.) and Austin Rivers (Winter Park High School — Winter Park, Fla.).

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