Several boys basketball players from the Sauk Valley area were recognized on the Three Rivers all-conference teams.
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Here's a look at the 2022-23 SVM Boys Basketball All-Area Team, as well as the final stats leaderboard.
For his massive improvement from his second year to third year of high school basketball, and for helping Sterling to a 24-9 record and 3A regional championship this season, junior Andre Klaver has been named the 2022-23 Sauk Valley Media Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
RJ Coffey and Fulton boys basketball success go hand in hand. The former player and current coach has been part of nine of the Steamers’ 30 seasons in program history with 20 wins or more – basically one-third of them.
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Dixon sophomore Darius Harrington led five local players who were named to the Big Northern all-conference boys basketball team, the league announced Tuesday.
Erie-Prophetstown senior Caleb Naftzger had a strong season, and got red-hot in the postseason to help lead the Panthers to the regional championship game. He has been voted by readers as the Sauk Valley Media Athlete of the Week.
Morrison senior forward Shelby Veltrop was named to a pair of all-state teams last week, as she was an honorable mention selection by the Associated Press, and a second-team pick by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association.