The Lady Wildcats were victorious in both games to take the Hanover Central Invite championship trophy, defeating Union Township in the first game 20-7 and then winning 20-17 in the second game against River Forest.
In game 1 verses Union Township, the Wildcats came out strong both offensively and defensively going up 16-2 at halftime and eventually winning 20-7. Hanover spread out the scoring led by Nadia Paun, Sienna Stilley, Claire Edgerton and Brooklyn Oostman with 4 points and Lily McDonnel and Gaby Brody with 2 points. Great defense was played by Raigan Orsini, Audrey Zuzich and, in only her second game, Malissa Butler also had a much improved defensive performance.
In the title game verses River Forest, the Lady Ingots played a very physical defense from start to finish but in the end, after a last minute basket by Zoe Serenas, the Wildcats got the V for a close 20-17 win. Leading the scoring for the Wildcats was Zoe Serenas and Nadia Paun with 6 points, Brooklyn Oostman with 4 points and Sienna Stilley with 2 points. Playing outstanding defense was Sienna Stilley, Zoe Serenas, Sophia Simmons and Emma Mueller.
Way to go Lady Wildcats!!!