Andrea Cecil needed 31 to join the 1,000-point club and she was worried her grandfather wouldn’t be able to attend Saturday’s game.
So she scored a program-record 36 points Tuesday — despite hardly being able to hold food down prior to the game because of the flu — in a 79-58 victory over Edison in the Sandusky Bay Conference. Kellyheld the former single-game program scoring mark at 35 from 1982.
“It was special to me to have him there,” Cecil said. “He’s definitely my biggest fan. (The milestones) are really special knowing hard work pays off.”
Cecil is the fourth Rocket to reach 1,000. Amyholds the career mark at 1,152 from 1984-86.
Evenbrother AJ, who would never doubt his sister, figured he could wait until Saturday for the anticipated milestone.
Oak Harbor trailed 34-17 in the second quarter Tuesday but outscored the Chargers 62-34 from then on. Oak Harbor trailed 42-37 at the half but led 62-53 after three.
Emma Barney scored 11 points, including two 3-pointers in the second quarter and one in the third while Abbyhit two 3s in the second quarter to help fuel the comeback.
Cecil relished the win more than the milestones Tuesday.
“We just came together,” she said. “That’s a team thing. I couldn’t have done (1,000) without the team either.”
Cecil scored only three points in the first quarter but added 10 in the second, 12 in the third and 11 in the fourth.
“I felt like I was a step behind the whole game,” Cecil said of the flu. “It’s been all fluids the last day and a half. I just didn’t have my energy.”
added 11 points for the Rockets (4-3, 3-2).