By Mal Boright
For the third straight year, a Champlain Valley Union High girls’ basketball player has won the Vermont Player of the Year award from Gatorade.
The award went to junior forward Laurel Jaunich, who helped lead the Redhawks to their third straight Division 1 title and perfect 24-0 record. The CVU win streak is now at 71 games. The victory string began with Jaunich’s initial varsity game as a freshman.
Now a solid 6-foot-1 presence on the court, Jaunich averaged over 15 points a game while hauling down nearly seven rebounds per outing. She also had two steals per contest. [Read more...]