The Hermann Junior Varsity Lady Bearcats opened their tournament by advancing to a semi-final game Tuesday night with a 30-point win over the North Callaway Lady Thunderbirds while 20 miles up Highway 19 the Varsity Bearcats edged the New Haven Shamrocks in their opening-night game of the Montgomery County Invitational Boys Tournament.
The JV Lady ‘Cats topped North Callaway 42-12 and will face the Washington Lady Blue Jays Thursday night at 6 in a semi-final round. Washington won its first-round game by defeating Sullivan 43-22.
In the Montgomery County tourney, the Hermann Bearcats got off to a slow start but outlasted the New Haven Shamrocks 37-34 to advance to Thursday’s semi-final game at 5:30 against host Montgomery County.
Tonight, the Varsity Lady Bearcats will take on the Clopton Lady Hawks in a semi-final game of the Montgomery County Invitational Girls Tournament. That matchup is set for 7.