Overholt reaches 1,000 career points

Polk County senior Olivia Overholt scored her 1,000th career point during Monday’s Mountain Foothills 7 Conference girls basketball tourney game against Patton.

During the fourth quarter of Monday’s 50-38 win over the Panthers, Overholt forced a turnover near midcourt, dribbled to the basket and hit a left-handed layup to surpass the 1,000-point mark.

She is the fifth girls basketball player in school history to top 1,000 points, joining Hayley Kropp, Autumn Owen, Kim Staley and Brianna Cunningham.

Overholt reached the mark in her 66th career game. She finished Monday’s win with 29 points and now has 1,008 for her career.