On Monday, November 25, the New Haven varsity girls basketball team won against the Bourbon WarHawks 46-11.
The starters are McKenzie Overschmidt, Lexi Sidwell, Ellie Westermeyer, Hannah Rethemeyer, and Mackenzie Wilson. The alternates are Meagan Holtmeyer, Kayla Brumels, Madison Langenberg, Grace Faris, and Caroline Otten.
The girls played a hard game against Bourbon and came out strong, getting ahead in the first quarter of 27-1.
In the beginning, junior Hannah Rethemeyer got us the ball in the jump ball.
Sophomore Mackenzie Wilson was the point guard, juniors Ellie Westermeyer and Hannah Rethemeyer were the post players, and seniors Lexi Sidwell and McKenzie Overschmidt were the other guards.
Our top scorers that night were Caroline Otten and Mackenzie Wilson with 10 points scored each. Hannah Rethemeyer and Ellie Westermeyer came in second with 8 points scored each.
The spectators say they worked hard and played well together. Some of the fans in the stands said Mackenzie Wilson made some amazing 3-pointers.
The girls were asked how they thought they improved since last year and Caroline Otten responded with, “Yes, I feel I have gotten better with moving around more in the post and taking more shots.”
The girls were also asked what they want to achieve this season and McKenzie Overschmidt said, “I want to win districts this year, beating Hermann.”
Lexi Sidwell also responded with, “I'd like for us to achieve all of our team goals, as well as our individual goals this season.”
Great job and good luck next time, Shamrocks!