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2016 - 2017 Lady Wildcats
Spring - 2017
Front Row L to R: Coach Jacob Schmick
Middle Row L to R: Kimberly Zimmel, Megan Breuer
Back Row L to R: Kaytie Lighthizer, Marissa Kaul, Ciara Dricken, Holly Hamm
Fall - 2016
Front Row L to R: Megan Breuer, Kassi Uselding, Ciara Dricken, Kassi Uselding, Ciara Dricken
Middle Row L to R: Kimberly Zimmel, Marissa Kaul
Back Row L to R: Holly Hamm, Coach Jacob Schmick, Kaytie Lighthizer
Season 2016 - 2017 Stats
March 12 - All-Star Game
In the Women’s all-star game, the Red team outscored the Blue team 78-40. Megan Breuer of UW-Washington County had a sensational game for the Red team as she registered a game-high in both rebounds and steals with 9 and 5 respectively. Breuer also scored 8 points while dishing out 4 assists.
February 25 - UW-Marinette
WCC State Tournament - Semi-Finals
The Wildcats lost a tough game against the Lady Buccaneers on Saturday night. It was game two on the Women's side of the state tournament bracket. The game started off with both teams struggling to score. However, UW-Marinette began to find their rhythm and took a 24-15 lead into quarter two. The Wildcats would fight back and were trailing by eight points going into halftime. They were able to utilize the free throw line for 10 easy points, shooting 10 of 14 from the line. The Wildcats cut the lead to four points early in the second half, and the two teams continued to battle throughout. The Wildcats were able to contain UW-Marinette's, Tori Wangerin, to just 14 points and 12 rebounds throughout the night. This helped the Wildcats cut the lead to six heading into the fourth. For most of the fourth quarter, the Lady Buccaneers controlled the tempo and the game. Every time the Wildcats made a run or a shot, the Buccaneers answered right back. They even extended their lead to nine with just over two minutes to play. Then, UW-Washington County went on their run. They forced a couple turnovers and hit big shots to cut the lead down to four. Megan Breuer, who lead the team with 24 points, had a couple baskets in the lane to spark the run. Eventually, the lead was too much to overcome and the Buccaneers won the game 86-78. Kim Zimmel added to the scoring with 18 points and 9 rebounds. Ciara Dricken added 16 points and 2 steals, and Holly Hamm added another 14 points and 6 rebounds. The Wildcats scored their second-most points in a game this season, and they also shot a season-high 45% from the field. The Wildcats are proud of the way they finished their season, and they want to say thank you to everybody that supported them. They appreciated every single person that came and cheered us on this season. Once again, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you.
February 18 - UW-Waukesha
WCC State Tournament - Quarter Finals
Today, the Wildcats took on the Cougars of UW-Waukesha in a WCC Quarter finals match-up. The game was a defensive struggle from start to finish. The first quarter posted a score of 13-11 with the Cougars leading the Wildcats. Then, The Cougars also lead 24-22 heading into halftime. Both teams struggled to shoot from the field. At the start of the second half, the Cougars began to open up a lead and started the half on a 5-0 run. However, the Wildcats responded with a run of their own, and the teams continued to trade punches. Halfway through the 4th quarter, UW-Waukesha opened an 11-point lead and seemed to be in control. Then, Holly Hamm went on a personal 6-0 run with three straight baskets to get the Wildcats back in the game. Trailing 49-43 late in the third, the Wildcats began to lock down on defense and shot 5 of 7, including their final four, free throws to take the lead and seal the game. The final score was UW-Washington winning 55-52 over the Cougars. Ciara Dricken led the Wildcats with 17 points, and Megan Breuer also added another 15. The Wildcats advance to the State Tournament next week Saturday at Just A Game Complex in the Wisconsin Dells. We will play UW-Marinette at 8:00 p.m. at Just A Game in Wisconsin Dells.
February 3 - Fox Valley Tech
The Wildcats lost a tough one tonight against Fox Valley Tech 72-52. The Wildcats battled tough throughout the night getting the lead down to just six halfway through the third. However, they were playing from behind all night, and it eventually caught up to the Wildcats in the fourth quarter as the lead grew to double digits. Washington County couldn't buy a basket as they shot just 27% from the field. However, they held the Foxes to just 34% including only 24% from the field. The Foxes also had a 63 to 40 rebounding advantage that led to easy second-chance opportunities. Megan Breuer led the Wildcats for the second straight game with 24 points. Ciara Dricken added an additional 17 points by shooting 5/6 from the free throw line. Kim Zimmel led the team with 10 rebounds and dished out four assists.
February 1 - UW-Waukesha
The Wildcats lost a tough game against UW-Waukesha 82-70 Wednesday night. The Wildcats closed the second quarter strong with a 6-0 spurt, including a shot that fell right before the buzzer, to close within four points. The took the momentum into the third quarter and led 46-44 shortly into the third. The teams continue to battle back and fourth trading baskets throughout the second half. However, the Wildcats just couldn't keep up in the fourth quarter. Late in the fourth, Waukesha used a 7-0 run, including two three's, to open up the game and gain a 69-62 lead. After that, they never looked back. The Wildcats were led by Megan Breuer with 31 points and Ciara Dricken added another 15. Kim Zimmel and Marissa Kaul also had 10 a piece. The Wildcats continue their play on the road Friday against Fox Valley Tech.
January 30 - UW-Manitowoc
The Wildcats battled against UW-Manitowoc on a snowy Monday night. The Wildcats trailed 20-18 going into halftime, but used an aggressive defense to regain the lead in the third quarter. As a team, they had 15 total steals and forced 25 turnovers. As the teams went back and fourth during the fourth quarter, Kim Zimmel hit a three pointer to tie the game at 40. After that the Wildcats never looked back and went 5/6 from the free throw line to seal the win. Kim led the way with 17 points and Marissa scored a season high 12. Megan Breuer led the way on defense with five steals. Washington County plays next on Wednesday at UW-Waukesha.
January 25 - UW-Fond du Lac
The Wildcats suffered another tough loss on Wednesday night. UW-Fond du Lac used a dominant fourth quarter en route to a 72-47 victory. The Wildcats were held to just 26% from the field and turned the ball over 17 times. They also only had seven team assists on 17 made baskets. Megan Breuer led the Wildcats again with 15 points. Kim Zimmel added another 12 points, and Kaytie Lighthizer grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds. The Wildcats had 17 total offensive rebounds. They continue conference play on Monday at UW-Manitowoc.
January 21 - UW-Marinette
The Wildcats suffered a devastating defeat Saturday to UW-Marinette. The Buccaneers used 23 offensive rebounds to propel them to an 83-57 win. The Wildcats defense forced 21 turnovers, but ultimately their offensive struggles hurting them in the end, shooting only 28% from the field. Kim Zimmel led the way for the Wildcats with 20 points, 11 rebounds, and six steals. Megan Breuer also added 19 points shooting 4 for 7 from three-point range. The Wildcats look to bounce back Wednesday at home against UW-Fond Du Lac.
January 18 - UW-Rock
The Wildcats picked up their fourth conference win tonight with a victory of UW-Rock. Both teams were tied 33-33 at half-time, and UW-Rock took a five-point lead into the fourth quarter. Then the Wildcats exploded for 30 points in the fourth quarter and held the Rattlers to 13 points. Washington County used a 58-42 rebounding advantage and 20 team assists to propel the winning effort. Megan Breuer led the way in points with 34. Kim Zimmel finished 2 assists shy of a triple-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists. Marissa Kaul added eight points and grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds. The Wildcats continue conference play Saturday at home against UW-Marinette.
January 13 - UW-Marathon
The Wildcats played host to UW-Marathon. Both teams started the game with some back and forth play. By the end of the first, both teams settled in and UW-Marathon led 18-13. As the game continued, UW-Marathon to increase their lead. They lead the Wildcats 35-20 at the half. Eventually, UW-Marathon would push their lead to 35, and the won with a final score or 74-42. The Wildcats struggled to shoot the ball all night finishing the game at 27% from the field. They were out-rebounded 52-22 and only got to the line three times. However, the Wildcats did force 17 turnovers and had 9 steals. Washington County was led tonight by Megan Breuer and Ciara Dricken. Each had 11 points. Kim Zimmel led the team with five assists, and Kaytie Lighthizer led the team with three steals. The Wildcats next game is away versus UW-Rock on Wednesday.
January 4 - Wisconsin Lutheran College
On Wednesday, January 4th, the Wildcats traveled down to Wisconsin Lutheran College to compete in a reserve game. The Wildcats started off the game strong going into the half down 29-27. Their defense forced the Warriors to shoot a poor percentage from the field, especially from downtown. Their transition defense also remained strong as the Wildcats did not give up any fast-break points in the first half. In the second half, the game started to get away from Washington County. The Warriors opened the half on a 6-0 run and the Wildcats never recovered. Turnovers and missed shots plagued the Wildcats offense and led to easy Warrior points at the other end. The final score was 64-42. The Wildcats play next on January 13th against UW-Marathon. A rematch from their first game this season.
December 7 - UW-Rock
The Wildcats were able to overcome another sluggish start to defeat UW-Rock 68-38. They used a 22-2 run in the third quarter to break the game open. The team played good defense with very few fouls, and they forced 21 turnovers. The Wildcats also used a 49-35 rebound advantage, including 15 offensive rebounds, to create easy points. Kassi Uselding was the leading scorer with a season high of 36 points. She also had 16 rebounds. Megan Kassi Uselding was the leading scorer with a season high of 36 points. She also had 16 rebounds. Megan Breuer was the second highest scorer with 14 points, and Kim Zimmel had a career high of 11 rebounds.
December 5 - UW-Waukesha
The Wildcats lost a tough one against UW-Waukesha. They started the game with a 6-0 run but quickly trailed 18-10 by the end of the first quarter. The Wildcats struggled to stop the fast break by the Cougars and gave up 10 three-pointers throughout the game. As the Wildcat offense struggled to score, they were still led by Kassi Uselding with 13 points. Kim Zimmel also contributed with 11 points. Kim also led the team with three steals and six assists, and Kassi added three blocks during the game.
November 30 vs UW-Manitowoc
The Wildcats overcame a slow-starting first half to defeat UW-Manitowoc 72-48. They used a 6-0 run to start the second half to separate themselves in the game. The Wildcats had a 45-37 rebounding advantage and 14-second chance points to create easy baskets for the offense. Kassi Uselding had another double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds. Megan Kassi Uselding had another double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds. Megan Breuer added 16 points and 7 assists, and Holly Hamm became a third scoring option with 14 points and 7 rebounds. The team finished the game with a 22-8 advantage in the forth quarter. They look to continue the momentum into their game next Monday against UW-Waukesha.
November 28 vs UW-Fox Valley
The Wildcats defeated UW-Fox Valley 82-35 for their first victory of the season. They came out strong jumping out to a 25-7 lead after the first quarter. The Wildcats used their defense to force 27 turnovers and capitalized on the opportunities with 23 points off of the turnovers. Kassi Uselding led the team in scoring again with 27 points and came up one rebound short of another double-double. Megan Kassi Uselding led the team in scoring again with 27 points and came up one rebound short of another double-double. Megan Breuer added an additional 23 points, and the Wildcats had two more girls score in double figures. Kim Zimmel led the defense with eight steals in the game. The Wildcats play their next game at home against UW-Manitowoc.
November 16 vs UW-Fond du Lac
The Lady Wildcats lost 64-61 in a tough overtime game. Kassi Uselding hit a three to tie the game with 10 seconds left on the clock. We were down by two heading into halftime and made up the deficit to send it into OT. In overtime, they outscored us 10-7 and made some free throws down the stretch. Kassi Uselding was our leading scorer with 22 points. She also contributed 11 rebounds. Megan Kassi Uselding hit a three to tie the game with 10 seconds left on the clock. We were down by two heading into halftime and made up the deficit to send it into OT. In overtime, they outscored us 10-7 and made some free throws down the stretch. Kassi Uselding was our leading scorer with 22 points. She also contributed 11 rebounds. Megan Breuer also added 19 points. We out rebounded them 52-44 but turned the ball over 18 times giving them some fast break opportunities. Our next game is November 28th at home against UW-Fox Valley at home with a 5:30 p.m. start time.
November 14 vs UW-Fox Valley Tech
The UW-Washington County Lady Wildcats suffered a disappointing loss on Monday against the UW-Fox Valley Tech Foxes 55 - 67. During the game, the Wildcats struggled with turnovers, while the Foxes were successful from beyond the arc. The Wildcats came out strong in the second half with an 8-0 run to make it a 5-point game. Megan Breuer was the leading scorer for the Wildcats, with 26 points, and Kassi Uselding contributed with an impressive double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. The next game for the Wildcats will be Wednesday 11/16, at UW-Fond Du Lac. Kassi Uselding contributed with an impressive double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. The next game for the Wildcats will be Wednesday 11/16, at UW-Fond Du Lac.
WCC All-Conference Team
2012/13 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team
Front row, L to R: Renee Valdez, Cari Krell, Amanda Pierce, Emmy Rostagno
Back row, L to R: Assistant Coach Lee Hovorka, Abby Hovorka (Student Assistant), Whitney Bastian, Hannah Hovorka, Keishla Cruz, Coach Jim Hovorka
Not Pictured: Mallory Lueck
WCC 2012 All-Conference Awards
Abby Hovorka, WCC All-Conference Second Team
Anna Steil, WCC All-Conference HM, East All-Conference Game MVP and 3 Pt. Runner Up
2011/12 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team
Front Row (l-r) Amanda Pierce, Hannah Hovorka, Abby Hovorka, Kayla Schwartz, Brianna Halfmann
Back Row (l-r) Theresa Ratzel, Missy Beutow, Cari Krell, Ashley Langenecker. Anna Steil, Jenny Ritterbuach
Front row (l-r): Jenny Ritterbusch, Anna Steil, Cari Krell, Brianna Halfmann, Amanda Pierce
Back row (l-r): Theresa Ratzel, Abby Hovorka, Hannah Hovorka, Kayla Schwartz
2010/11 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team
2009/10 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team
Front row (l-r): Peggy Roos, Eliana Porchia
Back row (l-r): Hannah Hemauer, Ashley Schroedel, Brittni Hayes, Gina Johnson, Brandi Wagner, Lindsey Church
2008/09 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team
Front row (l-r): Janelle Haas, Nicole Polahar, Dana Konop, Lindsey Church, Caity Ady
Back row (l-r): Kristen Kachelmeier, Abby Hartwig, Coach Chris Barber, Sam Droese
2007/08 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team
Bottom Row: Janelle Haas, Mary Gunst, Megan Giersch, Kari Lovering
Middle Row: Abby Hartwig, Coach Debbie Butschlick, Caity Ade
Top Row: Kristen Kachelmeier, Nicole Polahar
Back Row: Mary Gunst, Megan Giersch, Janelle Haas
Middle Row: Nicole Polahar, Caity Ade, Abby Schleif, Kari Lovering
Front: Kristen Kachelmeier
2006/07 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team
Bottom row (l-r): Jenna Diehl, Abby Schleif
Middle Row (l-r): Erika Nonhof, Jess Tock, Dana Konop
Top Row (l-r): Asst. Coach Marcia Thull, Michelle Monroe, Amber Held, Head Coach Russell Thull, Megan Giersch, Sarah Kaul, Asst. Coach Tressie Okrasinski
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