Hinderliter Scores 1,000 Points!

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Hinderliter and her 1,000 point ball

On December 28, 2019, Tara Hinderliter scored her 1,000th point for the Redbank Valley Varsity Girls’ Basketball team in the Christmas Tournament at West Shamokin in the game against Ligonier Valley High school.   

 

Hinderliter is a four-year senior letterman at Redbank Valley and has been playing basketball since 7th grade. She has served as team captain for 3 years; received 3rd team All-Conference as a sophomore; 2nd team All-Conference her junior year. Hinderliter went into her senior season with 806 career points.

Hinderliter went into the game needing 30 more points before reaching her goal. In the first quarter she had 10 points. After the second quarter she went into the locker room with 11 additional points, leaving her with only needing 9 more to reach her goal. 

In the 3rd, she scored 9 more points, allowing her to reach her goal of 1,000 points with 10.5 seconds to go in the third quarter.  In the 4th quarter Hinderliter added 8 more points.

Hinderliter came out of the game netting 2 three-pointers and went 8/12 from the foul line.  She also came out of the game with a game high total of 38 points. Hinderliter was presented with the game ball and  also was named to the all-tournament team.

Hinderliter’s older sister Brooke  also scored 1000 points here at Redbank Valley, and did the same at Slippery Rock in her junior year.

Congratulations, Tara!   

 

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