Check out the Naperville Sun’s All-Area team led by the area’s Player of the Year, Niki Lazar of Neuqua Valley.
Niki Lazar – 5-6 Senior Guard, Neuqua Valley (Player of the Year)
Neuqua Valley coach Mike Williams says: “She was probably the most consistent player we had and one of the toughest kids I’ve ever had the pleasure of coaching. She could be a middle linebacker.”
By the numbers: Upstate Eight Player of the Year averaged 12 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists. Was the leading scorer and rebounder on a team that won conference, regional and sectional championships and appeared in the supersectional for the first time since 2002.