Suiting up for the 2013 Illinois Valley North All-Star Girls Team were (front row, left) Jacquie Wallaert (Hall), Lexi Marselle (Princeton), Lydia Stariha (SBA), Brittany Zuwacki (L-P) and Makenzey Wilson (Princeton); and back row coach Tom McGunnigal (SBA), Emmalee Sears (Princeton), Mo Dean (SBA), Brianna Argubright (L-P), Karly Neary (Mendota) and coach Kevin Geldon (Mendota). Suiting up for the 2013 Illinois Valley North All-Star Boys Team were (front row, left) coach Mike Kilmartin (SBA), Jon VonBerhen (L-P), Brad Groleau (SBA), Austin Johnson (IVC), Brett Fanning (Hall) and Evan Carroll (Mendota); and (back row) Jens Soderholm (L-P), Joe Pyszka (SBA), Trae Blumhorst (Mendota), Austin O’Sadnick (Mendota), Damin Smith (SBA), Brian Lange (BV) and coaches Tom Ptak and Brian Hanson (SBA). Bureau Valley’s Brian Lange, aka “Extra Long,” stretches to guard PC’s Xavier Warren. Lange and the North squad won 113-105. The Illinois Valley All-Star game reunited three Princeton Tigresses in Lexi Marselle, Makenzey Wilson and Emmalee Sears (above, from left) joined above by St. Bede’s Lydia Stariha. PC’s Xavier Warren returned in front of the home crowd at R.M. Germano Gymnasium. St. Bede’s Mo Dean is no stranger finding a gang of defenders around her. Lady Bruins coach Tom McGunnigal
Girls game — South 78, North 57
Top scorers: South - Kindred (Ottawa) 24; North - Dean (SBA) 21.
Boys game — North 113, South 105
Top scorers: North - Soderholm (L-P) 22, Pyszka (SBA) 17. South - Schlipf (EPG) 17.
BCR photos by Kevin Hieronymus