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NORMAL - St. Bede's Ali Bosnich loses control of the ball with a little help from Altamont's Grace Nelson during first half action of their third-place game on Thursday. The Lady Bruins fell 64-56 to finish in fourth place in this year's IHSA Girls' Basketball State Finals.

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Altamont vs St. Bede

Class 1A Third-Place Game

65 players earn 2A IBCA All-State recognition

Unity senior Raegen Stringer dribbles the ball around a Clinton player during their non-conference game in December. Stringer, earned all-state recognition along with 64 other players from the IBCA on Friday.

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BEDFORD PARK - The Illlinois Basketball Coaches Association released this year's Class 2A all-state team selections today. Only one local player, Unity standoutRaegen Stringer, received a nod from the prep coaches' association.

Stringer, who will continue her basketball career at Illinois College, averaged 15.5 points, four steals, and four assists per game. The Rocket was named to the third team.

See the complete list of honorees from around the state below.


Madison Schroeder, Peotone, 12;
Taylor Davidson, Stillman Valley, 11;
Clair Hulke, (Rock Island) Alleman, 12;
Camryn Veltrop, Morrison, 11;
Mya Wardle, (Peoria) Notre Dame, 12;
Lexi Baer, (Peoria) Notre Dame, 10;
Marissa Zane, Robinson, 12;
Lauren Miller, Camp Point Central/Southeastern, 11;
Emma Behrmann, Nashville, 10;
Amayah Doyle, Carterville, 12


Alyssa Koerkenmeier, Breese Mater Dei, 11;
Kaydence Schroeder, Breese Central, 12;
Sophia Hoffman, Carlyle, 11;
Audrey Erickson, (Rock Island) Alleman, 12;
Dalia Dejesus, Deer Creek-Mackinaw, 10;
Anna Weber, Pleasant Plains, 10;
Allie Geiger, (Elmhurst) IC Catholic Prep, 12;
Madison Kenyon, (Woodstock) Marian Central Catholic, 12;
Trinity Davis, (Kankakee) Bishop McNamara, 11;
Liz Shea, Robinson, 12


Taylor Trame, Breese Central, 10;
Maris Zurliene, Breese Mater Dei, 11;
Macy Groharing, Byron, 10;
Emma Meyer, Carlyle, 12;
Riley Edwards, Fairfield, 12;
Kaitlyn White, (Minonk) Fieldcrest, 12;
Reagan Reed, (Carthage) Illini West, 11;
Brooklyn Burnett, (Metropolis) Massac County, 12;
Samantha Brinkmann, Nashville, 9;
Summer Brinkmann, Nashville, 9;
Julia Mingus, (Peoria) Notre Dame, 11;
Jayce Privia, PORTA A/C, 12;
Jillian DeFranza, (Wilmette)Regina Dominican, 10;
Mya Janssen, Stillman Valley, 12;
Raegen Stringer, Tolono Unity, 12


Adalyn Voss, (Rock Island) Alleman, 10; Riley Ciwinski, (Aurora) Central Catholic, 11; Sofia Corral, (Aurora) Central Catholic, 11; Emilee Travnicek, (Belleville) Althoff Catholic, 12; Cate Uhren, (Bloomington) Central Catholic, 12; CeCe Toennies, Breese Central, 11; Karly Peters, Camp Point Central/Southeastern, 11; Brilyn Lantz, Camp Point Central/Southeastern, 12; Allison Wheeler, Canton, 11; Mara Serafini, Carmi-White Co, 12; Sam Schmuke, Columbia, 11; Kallie Oestreicher, DuQuoin, 12; Katie Campbell, Greenville, 12; Lillie Woodworth, Hamilton, 12; Mary Kate Hilgart, (Elmhurst) IC Catholic Prep, 10; Reese Benford, (Chicago) Latin School, 12; Crystal McHugh, Lisle, 12; Maddie Gesky, Manteno, 9; Avery Braden, Maroa-Forsyth, 10; Adalyn Gower, (Metropolis) Massac County, 12; Maycee Randall, Mt. Carmel (IL), 10; Camryn Martin, Newton, 11; Karlie Hoke, PORTA A/C, 12; Carson Arthalony, PORTA A/C, 11; Olivia Fraterrigo, (Wilmette) Regina Dominican, 10; Maggie Fleischli, (Springfield) Sacred Heart-Griffin, 12; Chloe Probst, Teutopolis, 12; Addy Freihaut, (Downs) Tri-Valley, 10; Ayva Rush, Vienna, 11; and LaKeeyah Barnes, (Chicago) Wendell Phillips, 12.

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