Wemhoff Sisters Led EPPJ Hoopsters In Scoring During 2016-17 Season

ELGIN — It may have been the best season EVER for the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack girls basketball team.
Season-ending statistics bear that out as the team participated in March Madness (the Girls State Basketball Tournament) for the first time as the Wolfpack and for head coach Randy Eisenhauer.
Posting 19 victories against just five losses, the Wolfpack dominated foes throughout the season. Their only losses were to Boyd County (twice), St. Mary’s, North Central and, at the state tournament, Heartland.
The Wolfpack, as a team, averaged 52.3 points per game on offense and allowed just 36.7 points per game on defense. Their highest scoring game came in the finals of the Madison Holiday Tournament where they defeated the host school 68 to 26. Their lowest point total came against Heartland where they scored just 24 points in the loss in Lincoln.
The Wolfpack made 36 more three-point baskets (109 to 73) than their opponents during the season.
Another key statistic that propelled the Wolfpack to 19 victories was steals. The Wolfpack had 240 more steals than their opponents (346 to 106).
Individually, the Wolfpack was led in scoring by sophomore Ally Wemhoff who averaged nearly 12 points per game. Senior Baylee Wemhoff averaged 9.8 points per game and teammate Jordan Mescher averaged 8.6 points per game.
Lydia Behnk led the team in two-point field goals, making 78. From behind the arc, Ally Wemhoff led the Wolfpack with 40 made treys, Baylee Wemhoff was second with 32.
The tallest player on the team, Behnk led the Wolfpack in rebounds with 157, Selting had 133.
Baylee Wemhoff led the team in assists with 105. Behnk had a team-high 62 blocked shots.
Ally Wemhoff led the team in steals with 69, Mescher had 67 and Baylee Wemhoff had 60.