In the Top of Iowa Conference in 2020 – Osage is king. Both the boys and girls basketball teams respectfully won the conference title. This dominance was again showcased on the just-released ‘All Conference Teams’ lists.
In girl’s basketball, three Osage starters made the 1st Team list: Sidney Brandau, Dani Johnson, and Mia Knudsen. And in boy’s basketball, Osage tied with West Fork for the most 1st Team nods with two: Jonah Bluhm and Thor Maakestad.
The prestigious ‘Player of the Year’ award also went to Green Devils on both ends of the coin: Sydney Brandau and Jonah Bluhm. And for ‘Coach of the Year’ Osage boy’s basketball coach Mike Brahn took home the cake.
A full list of winners:
1st Team Austin Bienemann Nashua-Plainfield Jr. Jonah Bluhm Osage Sr. Thor Maakestad Osage Sr. Matt Schubert Rockford Sr. Erik Gerdts St. Ansgar Sr. Kayden Ames West Fork Jr. Jakob Washington West Fork Jr.
2nd Team Max Burt Newman Catholic Fr. Doug Taylor Newman Catholic Fr. Eric Brehmer North Butler Sr. Jarett Scharper Osage Sr. Justice Jones Rockford Jr. Jack Sievert St. Ansgar Sr. Ian Latham West Fork Sr.
Honorable Mention Trenton Wirtjes Central Springs Sr. Ike Sinnwell Nashua-Plainfield Sr. Sammy Kratz Newman Catholic Sr. Kaleb Salge North Butler Jr. Kael Julseth Northwood-Kensett Jr. Elijah Bluhm Osage Sr. Kolton Lyman Rockford So. Ryan Cole St. Ansgar Jr. Brayden Vold West Fork Sr.
Player of the Year: Jonah Bluhm, Osage
Coach of the Year: Mike Brahn, Osage
1st Team Kealan Curley Newman Catholic Jr. Sidney Brandau Osage Sr. Dani Johnson Osage Jr. Mia Knudsen Osage Sr. Hali Anderson St. Ansgar Jr. Brooklyn Hackbart St. Ansgar Jr. Emily Caspers West Fork Sr.
2nd Team Libby Fisher Nashua-Plainfield Sr. Breanna Hackman Nashua-Plainfield So. Kailah Thompson Newman Catholic Sr. Madison Clipperton North Butler Jr. Ellie Bobinet Osage Jr. Amber Reams Rockford Sr. Gracie Urbatsch St. Ansgar Jr.
Honorable Mention Kayley Kelley Central Springs Sr. Chloe Matthews Nashua-Plainfield Jr. Lily Castle Newman Catholic Sr. Madison Klingenborg North Butler Sr. Clara Davidson Northwood-Kensett Sr. Melanie Bye Osage Sr. Sierra Kuhlers Rockford Sr. Hannah Patterson St. Ansgar Sr. Makenzie Fessler West Fork Jr.
Player of the Year: Sydney Brandau, Osage
Coach of the Year: Scott Cakerice, St. Ansgar