Ten high school basketball players from central Ohio are among the nearly 2,000 nominees for the 2011 boys and girls McDonald's All-American games.

Ten high school basketball players from central Ohio are among the nearly 2,000 nominees for the 2011 boys and girls McDonald's All-American games.

The eight area boys nominees are Nate Anderson of Teays Valley, Dwayne Bazemore of Walnut Ridge, Trey Burke of Northland, Traevon Jackson of Westerville South, Jalen Ragland of Chillicothe, Brian Sullivan of Upper Arlington, Stevie Taylor of Gahanna and Austin Traylor of Walnut Ridge.

The area girls nominees are Kavunaa Edwards of Pickerington North and Raven Ferguson of Africentric.

McDonald's will unveil rosters of 24 boys and 24 girls on Thursday, Feb. 10. The games are scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, at the United Center in Chicago.