ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF)–The high school basketball season isn’t over just yet in the Rockford area. There are still two more games to be played.
The annual Rising Stars’ All-Star Classic will return next month. Top senior players from around the area will square off in a doubleheader. A team of NIC-10 girls stars will play a team of area stars in the first game. That will be followed by the NIC-10 boys stars playing a team of area stars from surrounding schools.
Both games will once again be played at Rock Valley College on Saturday, April 15. The girls’ game will begin at 5 p.m. and the boys’ game will begin at 7 p.m.
Tuesday morning a panel of media members met to select this year’s teams. Following is a list of those teams. There are ten players on each team. Players and coaches are subject to change based on their availability.
NIC-10 GIRLS STARS
COACH: Michael Jamerson-Guilford
AREA GIRLS STARS
Sydney Driscoll-River Ridge/Scales Mound
Avery Demo-Rockford Christian
COACH: Eric Yerly-Byron
NIC-10 BOYS STARS
Brennan Horton Lee-Auburn
Ethan Andre-Belvidere North
COACH: Chris Dixon-Guilford
AREA BOYS STARS
Walt Hill Jr.-Lutheran
Kevion Cummings-Rockford Christian
Jacob Duerr-Scales Mound
Leorence Kostka-South Beloit
Alex Rahn-Stillman Valley
COACH: Matt Stucky-South Beloit