The 2016 Rising Stars Challenge brought four teams of the best high school seniors in the 815 region together for a doubleheader of All-Star games at Rock Valley College.
The NIC-10 boys and girls teams battled All-Area teams comprised of players from the Big Northern and NUIC. The squads were selected by an RVC and local media panel.
The NIC-10 girls defeated their All-Area counterparts in the first game, 78-59. Game two featured a 101-93 All-Area victory, highlighted by a soaring one-handed slam dunk from Dixon senior and Nebraska commit Isaiah Roby.