Walter scores her 1,000th career point as LP girls top Hope Lutheran

Published 10:20 pm Friday, January 24, 2014

Lyle-Pacelli sophomore Courtney Walter hit a major milestone as the Athletics beat Hope Lutheran (6-10 overall, 5-7 SEC) 69-21 in Lyle Friday.

Walter poured in 22 points for the No. 5 Athletics (12-0 overall, 10-0 SEC) and she now has 1,000 career points.

“It was a mixed bag,” LP head coach Justin Morris said. “We were not satisfied with how we executed, but we’re very proud of Courtney. It’s very rare for a sophomore to hit that mark.”

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Sarah Holtz added 14 points, eight rebounds, four assists and eight steals.

HL 12 9 — 21

LP 39 30 — 69

LP scoring: Courtney Walter, 22; Sarah Holtz, 14; Ann Rysavy, 13; Bethany Strouf, 6; Maggie Lewison, 4; Brooke Walter, 4; Madison Truckenmiller, 4; Kendal Truckenmiller, 2