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Two area athletes attain ‘1,000 career points’ achievement

Abby Hendricks surpasses 1,000 career points, North Mac beats Southwestern: On Dec. 11, North Mac senior Abby Hendricks surpassed the 1,000-point scoring mark for her career. Hendricks needed 25 to achieve the milestone and finished the evening with 30 tallies. Furthermore, the Panthers picked up a key 53-33 conference victory on the road at Piasa Southwestern. North Mac is 9-3 overall and 2-1 in the SCC. Photo contributed.


Braden Buffington becomes Staunton’s newest 1,000-point scorer: On Dec. 12, senior Braden Buffington became the newest member of Staunton High School’s “1,000 career point” club as he broke the four-digit barrier at Jerseyville. The Bulldogs lost to the Panthers, 49-37, but rallied back from a 28-20 halftime deficit to sink Greenville, 46-42, for their first conference victory three days later. Staunton is 5-6 on the season and 1-1 in the SCC. Photo courtesy of the Staunton Bulldog Basketball Facebook page.