Bearcats rout North Iowa

Madi Pleas of North Butler attempts a long-range shot against North Iowa on Saturday afternoon. The Bearcats defeated the Bison 52-24 to improve to 2-1. (Kristi Nixon photo)

GREENE – So far, so good under first-year North Butler girls’ coach Megan Neuendorf.

The Bearcats bounced back from their first loss of the season with a convincing 52-24 tally against North Iowa on Saturday, Dec. 2.

What has impressed Neuendorf the most so far is the number of young girls she has that have logged minutes.

“I’ve seen a lot of younger girls step up on both JV and varsity this last week and JV had a really good game last night (Friday) as well as today, too,” Neuendorf said. “But, I thought they played really well last night.

“To be able to bounce back from a loss, I was real proud of the way they came back..."

The full story appears in the Dec. 7 print and online editions of the Butler County Tribune-Journal.