Hermann 74 Linn 42
Shelby Winkelmann had a double-double with 30 points and 11 rebounds.
Mexico 61 Hermann 51 - Friday, December 3
Hermann 72 Clopton 55 - Wednesday, December 1
Lady Bearcats Start Season with 78-24 win over Wellsville in the Montgomery County Tournament!!!
Shelby Winkelmann had a triple-double in Hermann's 78-24 season-opening basketball win over Wellsville on Monday night in the 30th annual Montgomery County Tournament.
Ashley Brooks had to sit out the game after an accident in the kitchen of the family home on Monday afternoon sent her to the hospital. She sustained burns to her back and left shoulder from spilled hot water. She was treated and released at the Hermann Area District Hospital. She is expected to return to the lineup for Wednesday's 6 p.m. semifinal game against Clopton, the No. 2 seeded team.
Winkelmann, led all scorers with 33 points, picked up 10 assists and pulled down 10 rebounds. She was one of four Hermann players who scored in double figures. Junior Hannah Steinbeck, added 20 points and Laura Rethemeyer, another junior, chipped in 10 points and hauled in nine rebounds.
Corby Hackmann, also had 10 points and nine rebounds.
Hermann had 11 steals. Winkelmann led in that department with four.
Bethany Bishop led Wellsville with 10 points.
In Monday's other first-round games, topseeded Mexico barely got past 8th seeded New Haven, 66-60; No. 4 seed Bowling Green defeated Montgomery County (#5), 60-17; and Clopton rolled past Fulton, 62-34.
Mexico outscored New Haven 21-15 in the final quarter to break away from a 45-45 third-quarter tie.
Danielle Ingram led Mexico with 27 points and Brooke Costley added 17.
Kayla Oetterer was high scorer for New Haven with 20 points.
The championship and other trophy games in the girls tourney are scheduled for Friday night.
Hermann's - Shelby Winkelmann
Hermann's - Corby Hackmann
The Hermann Lady Bearcats are seeded third in the 30th annual Montgomery County Basketball Tournament that starts Monday, Nov. 29.
The Lady Bearcats, who won the tourney last year with a win over Mexico in the championship game, were seeded behind Mexico (#1) and Clopton (#2) in this year's event.
The winner of the Hermann-Wellsville game will play the winner of the Clopton and Fulton game on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. The two losers of the first-round games will play at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 1.
Mexico will play 9th seeded New Haven in the first game at 4:30 p.m. next Monday, Nov. 29, and No. 4 seed Bowling Green takes on No. 5 Montgomery county at 6 p.m.
The championship game is scheduled for 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3.
Hermann defeated Mexico, 56-48, in the championship game last year. It was the Lady Bearcats' first title at Montgomery City in 18 years.
Shelby Winkelmann and Ashley Brooks, both senior guards, are the only two starters back from last year's team that was 26-4 and reached the state quarterfinals.
Winkelmann is Hermann's all-time scoring leader with 2,321 points in three seasons. Last year she led the St. Louis area in scoring with 829 points, a 27.5 pergame average. Brooks was the team's second leading scorer, averaging over 10 points a game.
Corby Hackmann also returns after coming off the bench and seeing lots of playing time for the Lady Bearcats last year.
Moving up from last year's junior varsity will be Hannah Steinbeck (6-1) and Laura Rethemeyer (5-10), and they give Hermann more height than it had last year. A third junior, 5-9 guard Mikaela Ruga, joins the varsity this season.
Jamie Gleeson, a 5-10 freshman, will play with the varsity when it opens the season in the Montgomery County Tournament. A second freshman, Karinne Lane, a 5-2 guard, will be a member of the varsity, but will play with the junior varsity in the Hermann JV Tournament, which goes on the same week as the Montgomery County tourney.
Hermann Coach Todd Anderson will have only seven girls dress for the Montgomery Tournament, since the rest of the squad will play in the Hermann JV Tournament.
The Lady Bearcats won the Four Rivers Conference title last year for the first time since 1988, going undefeated in league games.But they will have their hands full this winter. The league is loaded with talented teams. Pacific, St. Clair, St. James, Sullivan, Union and New Haven all return veteran lineups.
Hermann will play in the Prepscast Elite Shootout at CBC again this season, and its opponent will be St. Dominic, a Class 4 final four team last season. That game will be Jan. 8, 2011, at 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Bearcats will also play in the Mike Kehoe Shootout at Jefferson City High School on Dec. 27, and their opponent will be California at 5 p.m.
Hermann JV girls tournament starts Nov. 30 at two gyms
The Hermann Lady Bearcats junior varsity basketball tournament is scheduled for Nov. 30 through Dec. 4.
Games will be played at the high school and middle school gyms for the first two rounds, and the trophy games on Saturday, Dec. 4, will be played at the high school.
In the first round at Hermann High School on Tuesday, Nov. 30, Borgia will play North Callaway at 6 p.m. and Hermann meets Cuba at 7:15 p.m.
First round games at the Hermann Middle School that same night finds New Haven and Montgomery County playing at 6 p.m., followed by the Union and Owensville game at 7:15 p.m.
First round winners will play at the high school on Thursday, Dec. 2, and first round losers play at the middle school that same night.
First round games Tuesday, Nov. 30 At Hermann High 6 p.m.--Borgia vs. North Callaway 7:15 p.m.--Hermann vs. Cubs
At Middle School Tuesday, Nov. 30 6 p.m.--New Haven vs. Montgomery County 7:15 p.m.--Owensville vs. Union
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