BY MARK HOSKINS
Senior Claire Wilhour etched her name into the record books during a lost last week to St. Teresa during the NTC/CIC shootout. Wilhour put up 30 points in the game but more importantly she passed Katy Heckert’s school record of 1638 career points during the second quarter.
The shootout took place in Altamont on Saturday, Jan. 18. BSE squared off with St. Teresa. The Bulldogs took the close game by a score of 43-40.
It was a one woman show for BSE through the first half with Wilhour scoring all but two of BSE’s 17 points. Trailing by four going into the second half, Olivia Campbell got in on the action in the third, scoring all six of her points while Natelly Beall added two. In the fourth quarter, BSE held a 28-27 lead only to be outscored 16-12 over the final eight minutes with Wilhour scoring all 12 for BSE.
Wilhour rode into the history books with 30 points in the game along with two rebounds and two assists. Campbell finished with six points and four rebounds while Oberlink added two points and rebounds. Beall chipped in two points on 1-of-4 shooting.
BSE held a 14-7 record entering the NTC Tournament. Check next week’s St. Elmo Banner for complete coverage of the girls 2020 National Trail Conference Tournament.