Wednesday, February 18, 2009
South's Hill sets scoring record
By Michael Rand, Star Tribune
|Taylor Hill gotready to shoot the shot that tied the state record for all-time leading scorer in girls' basketball. Photo by David Brewster, Star Tribune|
Tayler Hill set a state high school basketball career scoring mark Tuesday. Discrepancies about the record exist, but Hill should pass the higher figure, too. Minneapolis South's Tayler Hill took her place in state history on Tuesday. With a putback basket at the 9:27 mark of the second half against Minneapolis Roosevelt, Hill surpassed Katie Ohm's career record to become the highest scoring player in Minnesota high school basketball history. Hill finished with 32 points and now has 3,701 for her career, seven more than Ohm -- the former Elgin-Millville standout now with the Gophers who was in attendance to watch her record fall. "It was a big deal that she came," Hill said, "and I thank her for coming."
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