Pioneer Press announces girls basketball player of year, all-area teams

The Pioneer Press sports department, in consultation with area coaches, has selected the top girls basketball players from among the nearly 40 schools in the coverage area. All nominated athletes made at least the honorable mention team.

Girls Basketball Player of the Year:

Lauren Prochaska, Trinity, Senior, Guard


First Team:

Sydney Smith, Vernon Hills, Senior, Forward

Lauren Prochaska, Trinity, Senior, Guard

Jeannie Boehm, New Trier, Sophomore, Forward

Maya Garland, Fenwick, Senior, Guard

Gabrielle Rush, Hinsdale Central, Junior, Guard


Second Team: 

Cassidy Kloss, Carmel Senior, Guard

Annie McKenna, Trinity, Sophomore, Guard

Maggie Nick, Loyola, Senior, Guard

Dashae Shumate, Evanston, Senior, Guard

Lauren Webb, Vernon Hills, Senior, Forward


Honorable Mentions: 

Nina Anderson, Maine South, Junior, Guard

Isabella Bosco, New Trier, Senior, Guard

Chanel Brown, St. Joseph, Senior, Center

Taylor Buford, Stevenson, Junior, Forward

Natalie Busscher, Mundelein, Junior, Guard

Katelyn Cahill, Nazareth, Senior, Guard

Maddy Callahan, Buffalo Grove, Junior, Forward

Alondra Chavarria, Leyden, Junior, Guard

Alexa Czyzynski, New Trier, Senior, Guard

Elly Daleske, Lake Zurich, Junior, Forward

Kathleen Felicelli, Carmel, Senior, Guard

Kasey Firnbach, Vernon Hills, Junior, Forward

Janell Flores, Ridgewood, Junior, Guard

Alex Galanopoulos, Niles West, Senior, Guard

Sarah Glazer, Highland Park, Senior, Guard

Haley Greer, Deerfield, Sophomore, Guard

Jazlene Gonzalez, Maine East, Senior, Guard

Brooke Gunderson, Barrington, Senior, Guard

Abby Gurka, Hinsdale Central, Senior, Guard

Mary Kate Herion, Loyola, Senior, Guard
Hailey Hoye, Oak Park-River Forest, Junior, Guard

Kienya Jones, Niles North, Junior, Forward

Payton Katich, Hinsdale Central, Junior, Guard

Claire Keefe, Libertyville, Freshman, Forward

Angie Kirchoff, Barrington, Senior, Guard

Sydney Kopp, Hinsdale South, Sophomore, Guard

Mary Claire Ladd, Hinsdale South, Senior, Guard

Leah Lach, Carmel, Senior, Forward

Lizzy LoGrande, Highland Park, Senior, Guard

Rosie Lynch, Libertyville, Senior, Guard

Jenny Mackowiak, Fenwick, Junior, Guard

Maggie Mahar, Mundelein, Junior, Guard

Liz McCluskey, Leyden, Senior, Forward

Kayla Morrissey, Lyons, Senior, Forward

Caitlin Morrisson, Glenbrook South, Sophomore, Guard

Katie Mullins, Oak Park-River Forest, Sophomore, Guard

Juliana Raimondi, Nazareth, Senior, Forward

Kietta Saunders, St. Joseph, Senior, Forward

Hailey Schoneman, Maine South, Senior, Forward

Kiki Sheard, Fenwick, Sophomore, Guard

Laura Sikora, Trinity, Senior, Center

Shaylee Sloan, Maine East, Senior, Center

Elanta Slowek, Maine East, Senior, Forward

Patricia Stritzel, Trinity, Junior, Guard

Vicki Swift, Lyons, Junior, Guard

Margot Sylvan, Deerfield, Sophomore, Guard

Megan Talbot, Barrington, Sophomore, Center

Sophia Way, Stevenson, Junior, Guard

Carrie Weinman, Glenbrook South, Freshman, Guard

Maddie Welter, Buffalo Grove, Sophomore, Guard


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