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Savageau earns Streaks’ MVP

Osakis senior Annalise Savageau drives along the baseline during a game against Minnewaska on January 14. Savageau was named the Silverstreaks MVP and the Prairie Conference MVP this past winter. (File photo)

After finishing with only three losses, the Osakis girls’ basketball team commemorated its strong season at the school’s winter sports awards banquet on Monday, March 24.

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The Silverstreaks won a second straight consecutive conference championship after finishing with a 14-0 record. Osakis wrapped up the season with an overall record of 22-2 and earned the second seed in the 6AA north subsection.

Senior guard Annalise Savageau received plenty of recognition after a season where she broke the program’s all-time scoring record. She was named the Prairie Conference Most Valuable Player and also was named All-State Honorable Mention. Savageau was selected team MVP for the Silverstreaks this season by her teammates.

In the team awards, Sorenson was named Defensive Player of the Year after she led the team in steals with 67 and grabbed the third most rebounds with 101. Alexa Hoffarth was selected Most Improved in 2013-2014.

The players voted Diana Alverson as the recipient of the Silverstreak Award. Alverson was unable to play this year due to medical reasons, but the senior was very supportive of the team’s success on the court.

In the performance awards, Savageau led the team in three-point field goal percentage (45) and free throw percentage (79). Brittney Sadlemyer led Osakis in field goal percentage (54) and rebounds (130), and Sorenson led in assists (105) and grabbed the most steals (67).

Savageau, Sorenson, Sadlemyer and Madi Forsell were all named all-conference this year while Mackenzie Staloch was named all-conference honorable mention.


OSAKIS – Alexa Hoffarth – 64 points, 21 assists, 37 rebounds, 30 steals; Mackenzie Staloch – 211 points, 58 assists, 1 block, 77 rebounds, 55 steals; Abby Stroup – 59 points, 21 assists, 2 blocks, 43 rebounds, 16 steals; Hannah Szech – 29 points, 19 assists, 1 block, 22 rebounds, 13 steals; Kayla Sorenson – 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals; Annalise Savageau – 413 points, 81 assists, 24 blocks, 56 rebounds, 62 steals; Brooke Sorenson – 229 points, 105 assists, 16 blocks, 101 rebounds, 67 steals; Taylor Spychalla – 53 points, 15 assists, 1 block, 40 rebounds, 6 steals; Ali Scherr – 2 points, 2 assists, 4 rebounds, 1 steal; Brittney Sadlemyer – 177 points, 18 assists, 14 blocks, 130 rebounds, 26 steals; Madi Forsell – 222 points, 74 assists, 4 blocks, 112 rebounds, 40 steals; Johanna Boogaard – 135 points, 6 assists, 10 blocks, 83 rebounds, 12 steals; Alecia Kaelke – 57 points, 6 blocks, 29 rebounds, 4 steals

Blaze Fugina

Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. 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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