The Chicago Hoops Express, a girls basketball club based at Trinity High School, recently won the eighth grade AAU State Championship over Full Package Elite 72-69. Chicago Hoops Express, or CHE as it is known, draws players from the entire Chicagoland area. Maria Kent, an Oak Parker who is in eighth grade at St. Giles School, led CHE with 27 points.
Front row, left to right: Sheahen Dowling, Alyssa Moore, Tarsheia Page, and Emma Hayes. Second row: Coach Andre Lewis, Jennifer Fialkowski, Emiljia Peleckas, Kendall Prochaska, Kia Brooks, Maria Kent, Dashoney Bibbie, and coach Corey Morgan. Back row: Head coach Jerald Davis, Sinead Malloy. Not pictured: Giselle Diaz.