Ofstad, Best share Indianhead Player of the Year
ASHLAND, Wis. — Hurley senior Sam Ofstad and Drummond senior Bethany Best shared the Indianhead Conference Player of the Year honors in girls basketball.
Ofstad was named the East Division Player of the Year and Best the top player in the West Division. Coaches then determined an overall player of the year in the conference and Ofstad and Best share that award.
Ofstad played four years for the Midgettes and led this year’s East Division champions to a 20-4 record as one of just two seniors.
Making the East Division First Team were: Ofstad, Hurley’s Makayla Wolfe, Ironwood’s Korrie Trier, Mellen’s Meg Ellias and Paige Young.
On the Second Team were: Bessemer’s Sarah Trudgeon, Mercer’s Lexi Engler, Hurley’s Kayla Subert and Natalie Moon and Mellen’s Kylea Hoff. Engler was fourth in Wisconsin in scoring at 22 points per game, according to wissports.net.
Three South Shore players made the West Division First Team — Megan Gustafson, Emily Gustafson and Janice Anderson. Megan Gustafson led the state in scoring at 30.9 per game, Emily Gustafson was the top rebounder at 17.7 per game and Anderson was tops in assists at 7.9 a game, according to wissports.net.
Hurley’s Melissa Oja was Coach of the Year in the East Division.
Conference Players of the Year: Sam Ofstad, Hurley and Bethany Best, Drummond
Player of the Year: Sam Ofstad, Hurley, senior
Coach of the Year: Melissa Oja, Hurley
Sam Ofstad, Hurley, senior
Meg Ellias, Mellen, junior
Makayla Wolfe, Hurley, sophomore
Paige Young, Mellen, sophomore
Korrie Trier, Ironwood, senior
Sarah Trudgeon, Bessemer, junior
Lexi Engler, Mercer, sophomore
Kayla Subert, Hurley, junior
Kylea Hoff, Mellen, senior
Natalie Moon, Hurley, sophomore
Arianna Huber, Mellen, senior
Kirkie Pecotte, Hurley, sophomore
Lauren Grace, Wakefield-Marenisco, freshman
Kelsey Meinke, Bessemer, senior
Emily DiGiorgio, Ironwood, freshman
Jessica Gering, Ironwood, junior
Player of the Year: Bethany Best, Drummond, senior
Coach of the Year: Corey Sackman, Drummond
Bethany Best, Drummond, senior
Megan Gustafson, South Shore, sophomore
Emily Gustafson, South Shore, senior
Janice Anderson, South Shore, junior
Christina Wickingson, Drummond, senior
Shania Leaske, Bayfield, senior
Autumn Blaylock, Solon Springs, junior
Kierstyn Fibert, Washburn, junior
Paige Vernon, Washburn, junior
Victoria Gokee-Rindal, Bayfield, senior
Sophie Olson, Washburn, senior
Mackenzie Hirtreiter, Butternut, senior
Miranda Wickman, Drummond, junior