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Annalise Savageau goes up for two of her 19 points against BBE in Osakis on Thursday. The Silverstreaks won the nonconference game 67-31. (Echo Press/Blaze Fugina)

Osakis takes nonconference victory over BBE

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Osakis takes nonconference victory over BBE
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The Osakis girls’ basketball team rolled to a 67-31 victory against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Thursday in Osakis.

Annalise Savageau scored Osakis’ first 13 points of the game on her way to a 19-point night. Madi Forsell scored 10 and Brooke Sorenson added nine points to push the Silverstreaks to the nonconference win.

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Head coach Pat Kalpin was happy to see some balanced scoring by the Silverstreaks against BBE, which came into the game with a 4-1 record.

“They went in there and worked their tails off and did some good things, and that’s what we want to do,” Kalpin said. “It was a good, fun, solid win for our kids against a good, quality opponent.”

Last season Osakis won a much closer game on the road against BBE 45-40. Savageau was happy to see a much more favorable score in the matchup this year.

“Last year we didn’t play very well against them,” she said. “But this year we started really strong and made a run in the first half and we were able to keep the lead.”

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is the sports editor at the Pierce County Herald. Before working at the Herald, Blaze was a sports reporter at the Alexandria Echo Press for one year and 10 months. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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