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Senior Kiley Capstraw Named as Nominee for McDonald's 2022 All-American Game

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School Senior Girls Basketball Captain Kiley Capstraw has been named one of the 2022 McDonald’s All American Games Nominees, giving her a chance to play in the 45th anniversary McDonald’s All American Game at Wintrust Arena in Chicago this upcoming March.

Kiley joins a legendary group of athletes who have been nominated for the chance to play in the nation’s premiere showcase – including Michael Jordan, Candace Parker, LeBron James, Maya Moore, Trae Young, Breanna Stewart and many more.
Capstraw signed with Yale University in December to play D1 Basketball and has enjoyed a storied career at West Orange. She is a stellar student who maintains an “A” average, pursuing a rigorous course load while excelling as an elite athlete. Her leadership abilities extend beyond the classroom and court/field. 

She is a member of the National Honor Society, Managing Editor of The Pioneer Newspaper, Mountaineer Mentor, Teen Pep Educator, Daughter of Israel participant, and volunteer for the NJ Belles.

Athletically, she has been a three-year Captain of the West Orange Girls Varsity Basketball Team. Her 2021 Honors include: SEC Conference Player of the Year, D1 Media Pro Girls Basketball Player of the Year, Men of Essex Player of the Year, Sideline Chatter SEC Player of the Year, Second Team All-State, Multiple Conference Player of the Week, and joined the elite 1000th Point Club. She also earned First Team All-SEC 2018-2021, and Player of the Month in December 2019. She was a key contributor to the historical 2019 Essex County Girls Basketball Championship and the 2018 Essex County Girls Soccer Championship. Other soccer accolades include Group 4 Sectional Champions, 2018 Soccer Team final ranking of #4 in the state of New Jersey as well as #18 in the country. She received Third Team All-SEC in 2018 and 2019 Honorable Mention.

Kiley plans to major in Psychology at Yale.

Kiley Capstraw

 Kiley Capstraw. (Photo by CPass Photos.)

Cynthia Cumming
Jan. 12, 2022