Girls basketball: Burke sets school scoring records in Husky win over Cottage Grove


December 7, 2022

Benny Westcott

Brooke Burke battles to get a shot off against Cottage Grove defenders Addison Hitt, left, and Payton Anlauf on her way to a school record-setting 39-point night against the Lions.

Senior Brooke Burke had a record-breaking night of basketball in the Huskies' home opener against Cottage Grove on Dec. 2.

In the game, which Sweet Home won 51-36, Burke scored 39 points, setting a single-game scoring record for the Huskies. And with a bucket in the second quarter, Burke also became the first Sweet Home girls basketball player ever to score 1,000 career points, according to former SHHS Athletic Director Larry Johnson.

The previous single game scoring record was 37 points, set by Sally Aiello during the 1997-98 season.

Burke said her shots were "really hitting" in the game....

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