Crete-Monee’s Laquon Treadwell headed to showcase

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Crete-Monee wide receiver Laquon Treadwell will represent the Chicago area at Champion Gridiron Kings, a gathering of 64 of the nation’s top prep football players this week at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The event features team competition and skills challenges and runs from July 27-29. A highlights show will air at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 29 on ESPNU.

Treadwell, a 6-foot-3, 183-pounder, is considered the state’s top uncommitted prospect in the Class of 2013. He’s also ranked fifth nationally among wide receivers by and is No. 39 on Rivals’ Top 100.

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