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Egekeze honored on News-Gazette's All-State team

Published: Saturday, April 5, 2014 11:51 p.m. CDT
Huntley's Amanze Egekeze was named to the Champaign News-Gazette's All-State Special Mention 50 list on Saturday. Four other local players made the honorable mention list. Sarah Nader photo.

Huntley senior Amanze Egekeze was honored by the Champaign News-Gazette as an All-State Special Mention 50 player on Saturday.

Egekeze, the Northwest Herald Player of the Year, led the Red Raiders to their fourth consecutive Fox Valley Conference Valley Division title and third Class 4A regional championship in four years.

The News-Gazette selects 15 players each to its first and second teams, then picks the next 50 as special mention.

Other area players named to the Honorable Mention 100 were Cary-Grove’s Jason Gregoire, Richmond-Burton’s Sam Kaufman, Jacobs’ Chrishawn Orange and Marian Central’s Adam Pischke. Gregoire, Kaufman and Orange are juniors, Pischke is a sophomore.

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