On Monday, December 2, the New Haven varsity girls basketball team won against Bowling Green in the first round of the Montgomery Tournament, 48-36.
The starters were McKenzie Overschmidt, Lexi Sidwell, Ellie Westermeyer, Hannah Rethemeyer, and Mackenzie Wilson. The alternates were Meagan Holtmeyer, Kayla Brumels, Madison Langenberg, Grace Faris, and Caroline Otten.
After the game the Shamrocks were asked how they felt the team played in the first game of the tournament.
Junior Ellie Westermeyer replied with, “I think we played pretty well for our first game in the tournament and we knew we had to come out strong and we did.”
Senior McKenzie Overschmidt said, “I think we came out strong and ready to go. I also think we were pumped because it was our first away game and we were just excited to have a game!”
Junior Madison Langenberg added, “I think we played really well because we were working together and playing hard.”
Junior Caroline Otten responded with, “I feel we played very well out on the court and did a good job with passing the ball around the court and getting open.”
Next, they were asked what they could work on for the upcoming games.
Madison Langenberg added, “I need to work on making better passes and slowing down when pressured.”
Caroline Otten said, “I would like to improve on getting stronger in the post and when I get the ball. I also want to improve on my ball handling skills so I can have more control of the ball when I get it.”
McKenzie Overschmidt replied with, “I think we can work on making better passes and not getting so many turnovers.”
Good luck, Shamrocks, on the rest of your season!