January 31, 2017

Sparby joins the 1,000 points club

Sparby joins the 1,000 points club

By Neal A. Shipman
Farmer Editor

When Mackenzie Sparby’s layup bounced off the backboard and dropped through the net a couple of minutes into the third quarter of Watford City’s game against Beulah on Jan. 21, the 6’0” senior center joined a very elite group of Class B girls basketball players in North Dakota who have scored 1,000 points during their high school career.
For Sparby, who joined the varsity team as a freshman, scoring has always been easy. But she truly didn’t begin her march on reaching her scoring pinnacle when she became a starter as a sophomore.

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