Sarah Teipel was officially hired as the girls basketball coach at Mundelein on Tuesday after nine seasons at Dundee-Crown. Teipel led the Chargers to four regional titles, one sectional championship and a program-best 29 wins in 2020.
Woodstock North's Mike Lewis helped lead the Thunder to their first outright Kishwaukee River Conference championship and second KRC title in the past three seasons. Lewis was named 2022 Northwest Herald Girls Basketball Coach of the Year.
Burlington Central's Taylor Charles, who will play next year at Princeton, averaged a double-double and set the program's single-season records in rebounds and blocks. The Rockets senior forward was named 2022 Northwest Herald Girls Basketball Player of the Year.