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Monroe on a roll
Monroe sophomore Emily Benzschawel looks to make a pass under pressure during Thursdays nonconference game against Verona. The Cheesemakers defeated the Wildcats 59-49. To order this photo, click here. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
If anyone wondered how the Monroe girls basketball team would respond after a two-week break between games, sophomore point guard Sydney Hilliard and her sister, Lexi, gave a strong response early in the first half Thursday night. The Hilliard sisters scored Monroe's first 16 points and the Cheesemakers rolled to a 59-49 win over Verona, ranked eighth in the Division 1 Coaches poll.