Posted On: 02/12/20 6:06 PM

The postseason is right around the corner. With teams fighting for postseason positionings, it’s go time for teams. That creates opportunities for individual players to have standout performances and earn the spotlight even more than before. 

Here are the top performances from last week:

Olivia Manuel, Fargo Shanley

The Deacons are in the driver’s seat to finish No. 2 in the EDC and Manuel picked a good week to play her best ball. The 5-foot-7 senior guard scored 18 points in a key win over West Fargo Sheyenne to start the week, and added 14 points in a pivotal win over Fargo Davies. Manuel is averaging less than seven points per game, but showed last week that teams cannot simply focus all their attention on slowing down Reile Payne, Hadley Huber and Morika Hakim, because she will make them pay. 

Samanatha Oase, Hettinger/Scranton

Hettinger/Scranton has picked things up in recent weeks, going 5-1 in its last six games. Oase has had her fingerprints all over the recent surge, as she’s averaging better than 16 points and 10 rebounds per game. In a critical win over Beach last week, the 6-foot junior scored

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