Phillips reaches 1,000 career points for T-Birds
Iola-Scandinavia player Brooke Phillips scored her 1,000th career point in her final regular-season girls’ varsity basketball game. Coach Mark Wester presented her with the ball and Phillips gave the ball to her mother who was sitting in the stands. Iola-Scandinavia came up on the short end of a 46-41 score Feb. 19 to Weyauwega-Fremont in Iola. Phillips came into the game with 998 points under her belt and led the Thunderbirds with 14 in the Central Wisconsin 8 Conference matchup. Karissa Akey led W-F with 17 points. Both teams will open WIAA state tournament play with home games at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24.