Abby Werkmeister shoots a free throw in the game against South Platte. Abby was top scorer with 20 points. Photo By Bekka White
On Tuesday, February 5th the Lady Tigers basketball team hosted South Platte for their last home game of the season.
The Lady Tigers made their parents proud on parents’ night, coming out with a great win! During the first quarter the girls started cashing shots right away, more than doubling South Plattes points at 18-4.
In the second quarter the Tigers were still ahead of South Platte, but South Platte making 3 more points than Maywood. After half-time Maywood and South Platte were both fighting for the win. Maywood struggled most in the fourth quarter not getting double digits, but still came out with the win. The final score of the night was 48-43.
Senior Tess Whitman had a total of 19 rebounds and 17 points, and Sophomore Abby Werkmeister with 20 points and 13 rebounds.
“Tonight was an exciting night for us. We have been working for a win and improving on some areas of weakness each week. I am really proud of all of the girls and hope we continue this momentum through sub-districts. It was a fun way to celebrate parents’ night and our seniors’ last home game.” Said head coach Kim Stengel
The Lady Tigers competed against Wauneta-Palisade on February 8th; stats were not available at press time. On February 11th the Lady Tigers will start Sub-Districts at Cambridge.
Maywood vs. South Platte
1 2 3 4 Total
MAY 18 10 13 7 48
SP 4 13 13 10 43
Scoring: Abby Werkmeister 20, Tess Whitman 17, Bailey Brown 4, Brittany Esslinger 3, Brooke Moore 3, Katelynn Gerlach 1
Rebounds: Abby Werkmeister 13, Tess Whitman 19, Bailey Brown 6, Brittany Esslinger 7, Brooke Moore 11, Katelynn Gerlach 4, Maud Zeeman 2, Corey Eshleman 3
Assists: Abby Werkmeister 2, Tess Whitman 2, Bailey Brown 1, Brittany Esslinger 2, Brooke Moore 2, Maud Zeeman 1, Corey Eshleman 2
Steals: Abby Werkmeister 2, Bailey Brown 1, Brooke Moore 1, Breanna Phillips 2