HS girls’ basketball: Assumption edges Amherst plus other scores
In a battle of the #2 team in the girls’ basketball D-4 poll and the #2 team in Division 5 it was D-5 that came out on top on Monday. Wisconsin Rapids Assumption stays perfect with a 48-44 win over Amherst in a non-conference game. Amherst drops to 14-2 overall while Assumption stays unbeaten at 15-0.
Athens edged Edgar 54-53 in another non-conference match-up. Cassie Hieronimus led three Athens players in double figures with 13 points while Kyncaide Diedrich added 12 points and Lexy Belter 11. Holly Denfeld had another big night for Edgar with a game-high 25 points.
Also in girls’ basketball on Monday:
Stratford 49 Pacelli 20
Port Edwards 48 Tigerton 24
Neillsville 63 Spencer 13
Loyal 40 Greenwood 32
Rosholt 48 Menomonee Indian 32
Nekoosa 61 Blair-Taylor 42