Pioneer Press All-Area Girls Basketball First and Second Teams

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JEANNIE BOEHM

New Trier | Sophomore | Forward

The Trevians star enjoyed a breakout season and was named all-state second team by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. The 6-foot-3 Boehm averaged 15 points, 8.5 rebounds and four blocks while leading New Trier (27-5) to the CSL South title and a Class 4A supersectional appearance. All-tournament at New Trier and Dundee-Crown, Boehm is the CSL South Player of the Year.

MAYA GARLAND

Fenwick | Senior | Guard

The Alabama-Birmingham recruit took over as a team leader on and off the court when injuries forced Deja Cage to miss the entire season and Jade Owens to miss half the season. The 5-foot-9 Garland averaged 11 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists and connected on 51 3-pointers. She finished her three-year varsity career with 785 points. Garland scored a season-high 20 points against Niles North.

LAUREN PROCHASKA

Trinity | Senior | Guard

The Pioneer Press Girls Basketball Player of the Year also was named GCAC Red player of the year, IBCA all-state first team and AP all-state honorable mention. The DePaul recruit scored 1,268 points in her career and became the all-time leader in assists (424) and steals (371) for the Blazers (25-6). Prochaska scored 18 points in a win over then No. 1-ranked Young on Jan. 11. She averaged 17 points, four assists and 3.5 steals

GABRIELLE RUSH

Hinsdale Central | Junior | Guard

Rush led the Red Devils (15-12) in points (20.7), 3-pointers (59) and steals (75). She was named IBCA all-state third-team and AP all-state honorable mention. The 5-foot-9 Rush has 1,550 career points to rank third on the Hinsdale Central all-time list and is on track to pass scoring leader Toni Kokenis (2,031). She tops the program with 218 career 3-pointers and is a three-time team MVP.

SYDNEY SMITH

Vernon Hills | Senior | Forward

The 5-foot-10 Smith, a Vermont recruit, ended her career as the best player in Cougars history. She is the school’s all-time leader in points (1,659), rebounds (734) and 3-pointers (190) and led the Cougars to second at the Class 3A state tournament as a junior. She averaged 19.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.3 steals this season to go along with 59 3-pointers. She also shot 81 percent at the free-throw line. Smith was named all-tournament at Mundelein.

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

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