Boys Basketball: The Suburban Life All-Area teamBy JOSHUA WELGEEmailFollowMarch 14, 2019 Led by Player of the Year Evan Taylor of Glenbard West, here is the Suburban Life All-Area boys basketball team. [Sandy Bressner - email@example.com]Eddie Boston, Downers Grove North, senior, guard: Dynamic duo with Sema'j Henderson that led Trojans to first sectional final since 1999. Boston averaged 16.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists. Scored 20 points in both regional final and sectional semifinal and 35 in sectional final. [Mike Mantucca for Shaw Media]Justin Eagins, Downers Grove South, senior, guard: Smooth 6-foot-2 lefty teamed up with Wes Hooker to lead 23-8 Mustangs to share of West Suburban Gold title and a regional final. Eagins, repeat All-Area, averaged 17.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists. [Larry W. Kane for Shaw Media]Nate Ferguson, Lemont, senior, forward: Signed with Drake. Athletic 6-foot-7 wing averaged 20 points, eight rebounds and two assists for regional finalist. Only fourth player in school history to play major-college basketball. [David Toney for Shaw Media]Sema'j Henderson, Downers Grove North, senior, guard: Three-year starting point guard led 23-12 Trojans to second sectional final in program history. Henderson, who will attend Charlotte Basketball Academy in North Carolina next year, averaged 16.2 points and team-high 5.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.9 steals.Nick Kosich, York, senior, guard: Point guard for 29-5 regional champs led Dukes to most wins in school history, and Jack Tosh Classic title. Kosich averaged 11.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 steals and made 69 3-pointers at a 40 percent rate. [Sandy Bressner - firstname.lastname@example.org]Jeff Kratz, Wheaton Warrenville South, senior, guard: One of the area's best shooters, Kratz averaged 15.6 points, 3.2 assists, 2.5 steals and made 93 3-pointers for 20-12 regional finalists. [Sandy Bressner - email@example.com]Nolan Niego, Lyons Township, senior, guard: Heady 6-foot-2 guard led 23-10 Lions to first regional title, and most wins since 2011. Niego averaged 13 points, four rebounds and four assists. [Bill Ackerman - For Shaw Media]Everett Stubblefield III, Willowbrook, junior, guard: An explosive scorer, Stubblefield averaged 19.2 points in first full varsity season. Stubblefield, who scored career-high 42 points in win over sectional finalist Oswego East, averaged 3.7 assists, 3.1 steals and shot 78 percent from free-throw line. [Jeff Krage for Shaw Media]Evan Taylor, Glenbard West, senior, guard: Signed with Southern Illinois. Glenbard West's all-time leading scorer, with 1,479 career points. Do-all 6-foot-6 talent averaged 21.7 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.8 assists for 20-10 regional finalists. [Mary Beth Nolan]Kendrick Tchoua, Benet, senior, forward: In his only year at Benet after moving from Maryland, this 6-foot-7 chiseled post was a force for 24-8 Redwings. Tchoua averaged 16.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and shot 60 percent from the floor. Holds offers from Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Indianapolis. [Jeff Krage for Shaw Media]Zach Vaia, Riverside-Brookfield, senior, guard: Two-time Metro Suburban Conference MVP led 28-4 Bulldogs to most wins in school history, matching 2015 team, and conference and regional titles. Vaia, with 1,040 career points, averaged 14.7 points, 5.8 assists, 3.5 rebounds, 2.1 steals, shot 82 percent from free-throw line and 38 percent from three. [SARAH MINOR]Sam Walsh, York, senior, forward: The 6-foot-4 post finished his career in fantastic fashion with career-high 29 points, nearly willing Dukes past Young in sectional semifinal. Walsh, who will play lacrosse at Merrimack College, averaged 12.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and shot 66.3 percent.