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Oscoda breaks 48 game losing streak to Tawas

The Owls celebrate after their first win over Tawas in over 20 years following a 41-25 victory.

TAWAS, MI — It’s been at least 20 years since the Oscoda girls defeated Tawas in girls basketball, according to Owls head coach Mark Toppi. With his team entering the contest at 4-0, it seemed like this contest could finally end Oscoda’s drought.

They ended the streak, and may have made up for a few years of torment. The Owls flew past the Braves, improving to 5-0 on the season. The loss drops Tawas to 2-3.

The game remained close up until the fourth quarter. The first ended at with Oscoda up 5-4. Tawas kept it close in the second, only falling behind by two more points with a halftime score of 17-14. The Owls held the Braves to only 5 points in the third and extended their lead to 30-19.

Oscoda closed out the contest with a 41-25 victory. They play again on Thursday when they travel to Fairview (0-3). The Tawas don’t play again until the new year when they travel to Grayling (1-2).


Macy Kellstrom: 3 points
Katelyn Etherton: 4 points
Isabel Hulverson: 10 points
Brooke Nowiski: 13 points
Lauren Langley: 11 points

Corley Bolen: 7 points
Amber Szostak: 4 points
Lexi LaJoice: 10 points
Abby Colburn: 2 points
Ally Frank: 2 points