A thousand points, lighting up the scoreboard at OLMA games


Taylor Thompson, a senior forward for Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Newfield’s basketball team, became the second player in school history to score more than 1,000 career points, reaching the feat in a Feb. 6 home game against Atlantic Christian. Thompson scored 19 points in the game, which saw her team beat Atlantic Christian 62-40. After the game, Thompson had notched 1,012 career points.