Esther Sonnenberg, 90, remains Hamlers all-time scoring leader

By JACK PALMER palmer@crescent-news.com Published:

NAPOLEON Before there was Katie Smith, Lisa Leslie and Diana Taurasi, there was Esther Hagen. Known today as Esther Sonnenberg, she scored 197 points for the Hamler High School girls basketball team during the 1930-31 season an era when many teams did not score that many points. We wanted to win as much as the boys did, said Sonnenberg,.