Beacon-News All-Area Team


First team

Alyssa Andersen

Aurora Christian, Sr., Guard

By the numbers: Led Eagles to first two regional titles in program history, earning unanimous all-conference nods both years. She averaged 15 points, four rebounds, two steals and 1.5 assists.

Liza Fruendt

Batavia, Sr., Guard

By the numbers: Led Bulldogs to first regional title in 24 years and first sectional title game appearance. She averaged 24.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.4 steals and 3.6 assists. Upstate Eight River Player of the Year was first team All-State selection by the IBCA and second team by The Associated Press.

Grace Loberg

Geneva, Fr., Center

By the numbers: After starting season on the sophomore team, Loberg arrived on varsity scene and helped Vikings place fourth in Class 4A. She averaged 13.9 points and 9.1 rebounds in 24 games.

Clarisa Martinez

Plano, Sr., Center

By the numbers: Martinez finished career as lone Plano player with over 1,000 points and rebounds. She averaged 15.4 points, 13.8 rebounds and 5.9 blocked shots. Her 487 career blocks are eighth all-time in Illinois.

Jenny Voytell

Metea Valley, Sr., Forward

By the numbers: Voytell helped Mustangs win a regional title. She averaged team-best 15.5 points and added 4.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2.8 steals.

Second team

Hannah Frazier

Batavia, Soph., Forward

By the numbers: Frazier emerged in postseason as the second weapon behind Fruendt in the run to sectional title game. She averaged 12.8 points, 8.3 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and one steal.

Sidney Santos

Geneva, Sr., Guard

By the numbers: Oakland University recruit used stellar floor game for Vikings in run to the state Final Four. She averaged only 7.8 points, but ran the show with 5.6 assists and 5.3 rebounds.

ERin Sinnott

Oswego, Jr., Forward

By the numbers: One of catalysts for Oswego’s unbeaten run through Southwest Prairie Conference, Sinnott came into her own as a junior. She averaged 11.6 points, 8.2 rebounds and two assists.

Amri Wilder

Oswego, Jr., Guard

By the numbers: Ran the show at the point as Panthers won regional title and reached sectional title game. She averaged team-best 13 points and added 3.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists.

Abriya Zeitz

West Aurora, Sr., Forward

By the numbers: Led a turnaround season, getting Blackhawks to regional title game. She averaged 11.8 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists.

Third team

Janie McCloughan

Geneva, Jr., Forward

By the numbers: Emerged after being a role player as a sophomore to be one of the Vikings’ key contributors. She averaged 11 points and six rebounds.

Jasmine Mitchell

Newark, Fr., Center

By the numbers: The freshman burst onto the scene for the Norsemen to become a unanimous all-conference pick. She averaged 10.8 points, six rebounds, 1.5 blocks and one steal per game.

Venita Parsons

Oswego East, Sr., Guard

By the numbers: Parsons became first career 1,000-point scorer and also hit the most three-pointers in Wolves’ program history. She averaged 11 points and 3.5 assists.

Lauren Paver

Hinckley-BR, Sr., Guard

By the numbers: Paver’s offensive explosion in the postseason helped Royals win a sectional title. She averaged 12.1 points to go with 4.2 rebounds, three steals and 1.8 assists.

Corrine Rowe

Yorkville, Sr., Guard

By the numbers: Finished her career as a two-time first team all-conference pick. Her 241 assists are the most in Foxes’ history. She averaged 13 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.5 steals this season.

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