Sauro named McDonalds All Star game coach

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WILLIAMSTOWN, W.VA (WTAP) Williamstown Yellowjackets girls basketball coach Fred Sauro is one of the most respected coaches in West Virginia. And now the nation will get a chance to see his expertise in action

Sauro has been named as the coach of the East All Stars for the 2020 McDonalds All American All Star game.

The announcement came Thursday from the All Star game committee

Sauro will be working with the top high school seniors East of the Mississippi

The game is set for April 1 in Houston. and will be nationally televised on ESPN

Sauro is the second winningest girls basketball coach in West Virginia history with over 500 wins, 1 state championship, and several LKC conference championships to his credit.

He won't be alone working with the East All Stars.

Sauro has selected one of his former players, Ann Seufer Ferguson- a high school coach in North Carolina, and Gilmer County High School coach Amy Chapman to be his assistants.

For Coach Sauro it's quite an honor and an opportunity to work on the national stage with some of the top talent in the country