Tyasha Harris from Heritage Christian School in Indiana has had plenty of big nights on the basketball court.
After all, she is ranked as the No. 8 point guard and the No. 27 player overall in the Class of 2016 by espnW’s HoopGurlz and is being pursued by top programs such as South Carolina, Rutgers, Kentucky, Iowa and Purdue. She had 54 college scholarship offers and began the process of cutting the list over the summer.
Last week, she became the school’s career leading scorer.
Friday night, she had the unique distinction of outscoring the opponent by herself. Harris had 40 points in a 74-37 victory in the Class 3A section tournament. Heritage Christian (20-4) will play Tipton on Saturday in the sectional final.
Heritage Christian has won six state titles in the last 10 years, including four straight from 2006-2009 and back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015. Harris averaged 17.6 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game during last year’s title run.