Seth DeGayner of the Twin City Eagles drives to the basket during Friday’s home win over Stockbridge. DeGayner now has 2,030 career points. <br> Special to the EagleHerald/Bonnie Matthews
Seth DeGayner of the Twin City Eagles drives to the basket during Friday’s home win over Stockbridge. DeGayner now has 2,030 career points.
Special to the EagleHerald/Bonnie Matthews
MARINETTE - Seth DeGayner reached the rare 2,000-point mark, then kept going Friday night.
DeGayner scored 35 points in leading the Twin City Eagles to a 75-40 basketball win over Stockbridge.
The home school senior needed five points to reach the 2,000-point milestone, and he reached it with a first- quarter 3-pointer.
DeGayner is equally potent from the inside and outside. For his career, he has hit 56 percent of his shots from 2-point range, and 42 percent of his 3-pointers. He shoots 73 percent from the free-throw line.
Steve Schahczenski has held the Twin-City basketball career scoring mark, 1,869, for two decades since starring at Marinette Catholic Central, now known as St. Thomas Aquinas Academy.
DeGayner also contributed 14 rebounds, three steals and two assists against Stockbridge. Jon Yates added 22 points and 11 rebounds. James Matthews contributed 11 points, eight assistas, seven rebounds and four steals. Drew DeGayner had five points and Toby Irish added two points and three boards.
The Eagles outscored Stockbridge 22-6 in the second quarter to take a 36-19 halftime lead.