Sayvia Sellers wins GPOY again

Sellers earns her second straight Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year honors

Sayvia GPOY23

The 5'7 point guard for ACS is capping off a phenomenal high school career in Alaska basketball. With just a few games left in her high school career, Sellers is 74-0 against Alaskan competition and 125 points away from being Alaska's Girl's basketball all-time leading scorer.

March 8, 2023

Her senior year has been her best yet. ACS Senior Sayvia Sellers was awarded her second straight Gatorade Player of the Year honors Wednesday, securing her place as one of Alaska's greatest girl's basketball players.

During the 2022-23 season, Sellers averaged 26.0 points, 9.2 assists, 6.0 rebounds, and 5.0 steals per game through 23 games. A two-time First Team All-State honoree, she is also a three-time state tournament MVP and ranks as the nation's No. 28 recruit in the Class of 2023, according to

For four years, Sellers has been a dominant force in Alaska basketball. With just a few games left in her high school career, Sellers is 74-0 against Alaskan competition. She is also 125 points away from setting the record as the all-time leading scorer.

Moving to Washington in August to play for the University of Washington, Sellers has two things left to accomplish in Alaska: Win a fourth championship and seal her legacy as the all-time scorer.

Five more games to go.

Michael Novelli

Michael Novelli

Michael Novelli is the founder of Prospect Athletics and serves as CEO of Innovate, an Anchorage based advertising and business consulting firm.

His seventeen years of heading up Innovate, has brought him roles with the Alaska Wild football team (Alaska's first professional indoor football team), and nearly ten years with the Alaska Fighting Championship, Alaska's premier mixed martial arts organization. Prior to that he founded the AFL, Alaska's first outdoor adult tackle football league.

With his two oldest kids having made the jump into college athletics and coaching, and three more active kids under the age of ten, Novelli is fully immersed as a parent of student-athletes. He understands the opportunities that student athletics bring in youth development.