Palm Bay Hoops Star, Notre Dame Commit Emma Risch Named McDonald’s All-American
By Juan Rodriguez, Sports Editor // January 27, 2023
the 5-star guard ranks no. 2 on ESPN's top 100 high school players
Congrats to Emma Risch on being named a McDonalds All American!
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BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Palm Bay Magnet High School basketball star and Notre Dame commit Emma Risch has been named to the McDonald’s All-American team.
The McDonald’s All-American game is set for March 28 in Houston on ESPN.
Risch becomes the first-ever Brevard County native to receive the honor. The 5-star basketball standout verbally committed to play collegiate basketball at Notre Dame University back in November 2021.
The 6-2 guard can add this to the rest of her high school basketball accomplishments which include; ESPN Top 100 ranked player, 2,000 career points, the most 3-point field goals made in a game, and the most points in a single quarter to name just a few.
The Palm Bay Magnet Pirates are 16-7 on the season thus far. Risch is currently averaging 24.3 in her final high school season.
For several decades, the McDonald’s All-American Games have elevated the best high school basketball players into the next generation of greats, where new aspirations are born and dreams are realized.
The McDonald’s All-American court is where hype meets heritage.
Where an 18-year-old shares a spot with the greatest players to ever touch a basketball. It’s a status no one can take away from them—they’ve earned this prestige.
Forty-five years later, the McDonald’s All-American Games is the pinnacle of high school basketball.
Each year ushers a new group of young players into a club of legendary athletes, many of whom are known by a single name: Magic, Jordan, Kobe, Shaq, Lebron, Candace, A’ja. The best of the best have donned a jersey featuring the iconic Golden Arches.
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