Hermon's Lauren Plissey puts up a shot over John Bapst's Caleigh Lebel during a game at the Cross Center on Friday night. Hermon won the game 58-48. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
With the win, Hermon takes over the No. 1 spot in the Maine Principals' Association Class B Heal Point Standings with a 6-1 record. Their only loss came to Presque Isle on opening day. With the loss, John Bapst falls to No. 2 in the standings, also at 6-1. The top 12 teams in Class B go to the playoffs.
Hermon's Alex Allain sets to take a shot. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Hermon's Emi Higgins (right) blocks a shot attempt by John Bapst's Abbey Legasse (23). (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Scoring for Hermon was, Lauren Plissey with 14 points; Alex Allain 13; Emi Higgins and Maddie Pullen nine each; Paige Plissey six; Chloe Raymond four; and Madisyn Curtis three.
Hermon was 17-of-24 (71 percent) from the foul line and they had five 3-pointers, two from Allain and one each from Pullen, Raymond, and Curtis.
Hermon's Maddie Pullen brings the ball up court. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Crystal Bell led the Crusaders with a game-high 29 points in the loss; Grace Philippon and Abbey LeGasse eight each; and Caleigh Lebel three.
John Bapst was 13-of-19 (68 percent) from the foul line and they also had five 3-pointers, four from Bell and one from LeGasse.
John Bapst's Crystal Bell (front) blocks a shot by Hermon's Paige Plissey. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Hermon will travel to Central of East Corinth Wednesday, Jan. 4 for a 7 p.m. tip-off while John Bapst will play at Central Monday, Jan. 2 with a 7 p.m. start time.
Hermon's Madisyn Curtis (12) sets to take a shot as John Bapst's Abbey Legasse rushes in to defend. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)