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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Blackshear will try to play Wednesday

By Scott Powers

CHICAGO -- Morgan Park senior Wayne Blackshear will attempt to play in the McDonald's All-American game in front of his hometown fans on Wednesday after dislocating his left shoulder earlier in the week.

"I'm going to be a game-time decision," Blackshear said on Wednesday afternoon. "My shoulder feels better. It would be exciting. I'm hoping to feel it out."

Blackshear dislocated his shoulder when he collided with a teammate during a practice on Monday morning. He said that night he would not be able play in the game due to his injury.

Blackshear, Perspectives forward Anthony Davis and Bolingbrook point guard Ariel Massengale were the three Chicago-area players selected for the McDonald's All-American boys and girls teams.