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Rufenacht burns Pretzels
Monroe's Emily Rufenacht goes up for a lay up in the first quarter of the Cheesemaker's 52-41 win over Freeport Saturday night. Rufenacht finished the contest with a game-high 18 points.
MONROE - As her senior season winds down, Monroe's Emily Rufenacht is speeding up. Over the past five games, Rufenacht has averaged 12.1 points - much higher than her 5.6 from the previous 12 games this season."I knew it would be huge to get out quick on (Freeport)," Rufenacht said. I was just so pumped."Rufenacht dropped the first seven points of the game, giving Monroe the momentum they would need to top Freeport, Illinois' fourth ranked team in Class 3A, in the second annual Snack Bowl, 52-41.