Miss 3,000: Northwood star Amber Campbell reaches milestone
SUMMERVILLE — Northwood standout Amber Campbell became just the ninth girl in state history to reach the 3,000-point mark in a career tonight in a 48-45 loss to Pinewood. Campbell, who entered the game with a 31.8 scoring average, needed 20 to join the elite sorority. She hit a free throw with 4:01 left in the game to reach 3,000. She finished with 25 points and is at 3,005 points heading into Tuesday's regular-season finale against Ashley Hall.
3,000-point clubAll-time leading girls basketball scorers in state historyPoints Name (school) Years4,319 Ivory Latta (York) 1997-20034,238 Nancy Derrick (Wardlaw Acad.) 1994-20004,107 Ashley Scott (Northwood Acad.) 1999-20063,427 Allison Feaster (Chester) 1988-943,351 Brionna Dickerson( Heathwood Hall) 1998-20033,096 Julie Lawson (Thomas Sumter Acad.) 1977-813,064 Direne Thomas (Blackville-Hilda) 1983-873,045 Saudia Roundtree (Westside) 1983-883,005 Amber Campbell (Northwood Acad.) 2008-pres.
Campbell has played on the varsity since the eighth grade and is only a junior. There's a chance that she could join Ivory Latta of York, Nancy Derrick of Wardlaw Academy and Northwood alum Ashley Scott in the 4,000-point club.