NoJo’s Tayanna Jones nominated

North Johnston girls basketball senior standout Tayanna Jones is one of 10 high school basketball players from North Carolina selected as a McDonald’s All American Game nominee.

The final selections for the 41st annual game to be held in Atlanta on March 28 at Phillips Arena, home of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks, will be made on Jan. 16.

Jones, who will attend and play basketball at Georgetown University next year, leads the Panthers in scoring and has led them to a 14-0 record. The senior recently eclipsed the 1,000-point benchmark in her high school career.

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