The Sauk Prairie girls basketball team placed four players on the All-Badger North Conference team.
Camryn Ballweg, Taylor Breininger, Riley Breunig and Hannah Schneider were each honorable mention selections after leading the Eagles to a 9-15 record in their first season under head coach Amber Fiene. All four Eagles earned their first career all-conference accolades.
Ballweg averaged 6.4 points and 4.8 rebounds per game while also leading Sauk Prairie with 3.2 assists per game. The junior was also crucial in Sauk Prairie’s pressure defense, leading the Eagles with 2.4 steals per game while finishing the year with 65 deflections and 14 blocked shots.
Breininger averaged 8.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.3 steals per game. The junior guard also got to the free-throw line, shooting 61.6 percent from the line while leading Sauk Prairie in free throws made (61) and free throws attempted (99). Breininger scored a team-high 14 points in a 57-50 WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal win at Portage on Feb. 21.
Breunig scored a team-high 9.4 points per game while adding 5.0 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.4 assists per game. The junior, who entered the year as Sauk Prairie’s leading returning scorer, also led the Eagles in field goals made (85), field goal attempts (243) and 3-pointers made (23).
Schneider averaged 6.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game on the season. The forward was one of three Sauk Prairie seniors, joining Julia Ballweg and Kayla Breunig.
The Eagles doubled up on their All-Badger North selections from last season, when seniors Taylor Greenheck and Lydia Breunig earned all-conference honors. Sauk Prairie, which saw its season end with a 75-51 regional semifinal loss at Monroe on Feb. 24, made a five-game improvement in the win column after going 4-19 last season.
Beaver Dam, the WIAA Division 2 state champions, had five of the 10 first-team All-Badger North selections, as Tara Stauffacher, Maty Wilke, Paige Schumann, Jada Donaldson and Afton Bartol each made the first team.